The Journey so far We've been in business for 2.5 years!
Brick by brick, we are working towards building a bootstrapped, engineering and design first technology company out of India. Given our long term outlook towards business, we need to invest in things that do not go out of style. Here are some milestones along the way.
Pykih is founded by Ritvvij as a custom data visualisation services company.
Fun Fact: The word pykih came to us in a CAPTCHA. That’s the day we decided that till we do good work it does not matter what we are called.
NarendraModi.in uses a pykih viz. on his homepage for over a month
Pykih builds 3 visuals for FirstPost.com (Network 18) - cricket, elections and budget.
Pykih builds a live Social Wall for Microsoft’s World Partner Conference.
Pykih trains 60 data journalists at ICFJ and World Bank’s dBootCamp.
After 3 months of beta-testing with data journalists, we shut down Rumi - a GitHub for Open Data, due to lack of product-market fit.
Pykih’s cricket scorecard is featured in a History Channel Documentary.
Pykih gets selected for Startup Chile’s Generation 12 Batch.
PykCharts.js is launched - 26+ well-designed, themeable, modular, real-time, responsive and easy to use charts and 109+ maps.
PykQuery.js - a framework for data interactive front-ends is launched.
Pykih helps TheHindu visualise changes to the Constitution of India across 60 years.
A major CPG firm starts using Rumi Map Insights to track sales and distribution.
US State Dept. sponsors Pykih’s visit to attend Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya, where learnt from likes of President Obama, Brian Chesky, Steve Case, etc.
Pykih assists Oxfam India launch Responsible Business Index of 100 Indian firms.
Z-Innoway Innovation Hub invites Pykih to Beijing to present its data viz. capability.
iSprit selects Pykih for its PNGrowth Program.
ICICI Lombard launches a Pykih designed Health Advisor product for it’s customers.
Pykih helps Europeana launch an Open Statistics Site that lists performance of 5+ million digital assets, contributed by 150 museums and libraries across 39 European countries.