In a candid interaction with DQ Channels, Kamal Rana, MD, MobiOcean discussed about the company and his future plans
Tell us something about the MobiOcean? What was the idea behind the company?
MobiOcean started in 2005 but came into operation in 2016 September. It all started with an idea that everyone today has a smartphone i.e. from business to some street person etc. and having a mobile enables you to have all the services offered by MobiOcean and they made it easy for you financially by providing everything available at 1rs per day. Mobiocean has made an investment of 40crores approx. Company provides different solutions like attendance, field management, sos, and many other problems.
Explain the working of MobiOcean as a platform?
It is an easy task all you have to do is go to the website www.mobiocean.com and register. As a registered user, visit at this link http://mobiocean.com/cloud-management.php and you can buy whatever you want. As per your subscription, you will be given a centralized dashboard to enroll and manage entire business’ users and operations. All your successful enrolled user will get an SMS request of app download, all they have to do is accept and install the APP, also enrolled user can download the respective APP from the play store.
How the Mobiocean app is different from the others?
Mobiocean as app is different because we are the only that offers all the solutions at one platform. Any other company has only one or two solutions and for the others you have to go to some other platform. We are one stop platform for every mobility managed and security services.
How many active users as of now?
At present we are having 5000+ active app users. We are growing day by day and we will soon reach out to masses.
What is the business model of the company?
We have two ways of revenue: one is app based including some customisationif required by client and the other is the devices that we offer. Mobiocean provides integrated Mobility solutions with POS devices, handhelds, Biometric Tablets, Fingerprint Devices etc. Devices named as biometric tablets, PoS terminals having different values ranging from 5,000 to 40,000.
What are different solutions offered by the company?
The company provides solutions like Solutions on Digital payments, Specific Handheld terminals used in various applications, Biometric Attendance(AEBAS/and Non-AEBAS), and eKYC solutions integrated with Aadhaar System for small, medium, and large size businesses. The solutions can be integrated with existing ERP systems seamlessly.
What are the future plans for now 12-18 months ?
We intend to reach to Market primarily through Digital means, media and Strong Channel partners. We are establishing ourselves nationally and globally. Mobility is something which is indispensable for the growth of any business. Mobiocean Platform offers basic business operations in a highly efficient and easy way which is required in all business functions on day to day basis like attendance of Field staff, Movement management, Security of data, regulation, and management of company-owned devices, etc. We see as next era for B2B space enabling smallest players may be the small taxi company or even the dhabawala to enable themselves technically and can offer same experiences like Bigger players like OLA, UBER or Foodpanda and similar companies offers.