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How it all got started?

Knimbus stands for Knowledge Cloud and is a dedicated knowledge discovery and collaborative space for researchers and scholars. Knimbus was founded in 2010 by entrepreneurs Rahul Agarwalla and Tarun Arora to address challenges faced by researchers in searching across and accessing multiple information sources. Knimbus is an initiative to democratize information, by building a platform that enables knowledge based communities globally through knowledge discovery and collaboration.

The Story So Far...
Jul' 2012
Exhibitor at SLA 2012, Chicago
Apr' 2012
20K + users on Knimbus
Dec' 2011
67 Govt. R&D labs join Knimbus
Sep' 2011
Knimbus 1.0 Version launched
Nov' 2010
May' 2012
Over 450 insitutes enabled on Knimbus
Mar' 2012
Userbase crosses 10K mark
Nov' 2011
50 User
Organization onboard
Jun' 2011
Knimbus Beta launched
Team Knimbus
We are a motivated team of professionals who are passionate about the idea of building knowledge communities that have the capacity to change the world through research. Our work has been made easy by a rapidly growing community of Knimbus users, who share their experience and participate in the process of developing Knimbus.
The Plan Ahead
Knimbus users can expect our team to continue building the platform with features that can better their research workflow. Providing an eagle's eye view of research trend in a particular subject and finding possible opportunities for research are some of the suggestions from our users.
Meet the Founders
Rahul Agarwalla
Co-founder & CEO
Rahul Agarwalla, Co-founder & CEO
Rahul has over 15 years of experience in the technology and information industries. Prior to Knimbus, Rahul was in Japan where he created the search software division for Uchida Spectrum, a leading Japanese software company. Previously, Rahul was instrumental in building India's largest content aggregator - Matrix Information. He also co-founded Contentscape a KPO, now known as Integreon.
An entrepreneur who has started and exited multiple ventures, Rahul has a passion for creating new products and a proven track record of scaling technology intensive ventures.
Rahul has an MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).
Tarun Arora
Tarun Arora, Co-founder
An industry veteran with 20 years of experience in Technology, Operations and Entrepreneurship. Tarun is the Director & Co-founder of Knimbus. Tarun is also the CEO of Global Information Systems and Technology (GIST)- a leading content provider to academic and research institutes across India. Prior to GIST, he founded and headed the India operations of leading expert network provider, Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG). At GLG, he built a team of over 120 people to support GLG's global research operations.
Tarun was also founder of Jalva Media, an offshore outsource company focussed on the digital media industry. He has a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas, Austin and University of Wisconsin-Madison respectively.
We are What we do.
Knimbus was born out of a desire to boost innovation through faster knowledge discovery and creating connections between global research communities.

Knimbus is a collaborative platform for researchers to discover and share knowledge with peers. Knimbus helps researchers find and access millions of journal articles, patents and eBooks. Then users tag, share and discuss this content with their peers. This user activity creates an information signal around the most relevant content and helps all users find content they cannot afford to miss. Knimbus helps users discover knowledge, research trends and each other, based on common research interests.