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Raghav Bahl’s digital venture ‘The Quint’ is now live

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Founder Raghav Bahl’s digital news venture called Quintillion Media, which
incidentally means 10^18, is now live. 

Today, the beta
version of The Quint has been launched. The Quint provides news content for mobile
consumption – quickly, visually and socially. It is a blend of video, audio and
text for the best and easiest experience. The Group focuses on creating content
exclusively for the digital platforms; it is a combo of content, tech and
distribution.

Network18
Founder Raghav Bahl’s digital news venture called Quintillion Media, which
incidentally means 10^18, is now live. 

Today, the beta
version of The Quint has been launched. The Quint provides news content for mobile
consumption – quickly, visually and socially. It is a blend of video, audio and
text for the best and easiest experience. The Group focuses on creating content
exclusively for the digital platforms; it is a combo of content, tech and
distribution.

Last year, we
had reported that the company has formed a 20 member team consisting of
editorial, marketing and brand management and the site will launch by the end
of Q1 2015
.

The team
consists of Former FirstPost editor-at-large Dhiraj Nayyar, who has been
appointed as the Managing Editor at Quintillion Media, while former Web18 VP
Roshan Tamang has been roped in as Digital Media Consultant for Bahl’s RB
Investments Ltd.

Quintillion
Media has reportedly also roped in several journalists including former CNN IBN
journalist Toral Varia who has been appointed as Associate Editor, India
Today’s Jaskirat Singh Bawa, IndiaSpend Deputy Editor Sanjit Oberai, former CNN
IBN News Editor Girish Nair and DNA’s Namita Handa among others.

Here are the some of the reactions on Twitter:-

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