Allen Mendonca , a Banglore based journalist has been appointed as Editorial Director by the Explocity Group .Allen grew up in Bangalore city and is aware of every nook and corner of the city. He started his career at the young age of 18 as a reporter for City Tab followed by Deccan Herald, Indian Express and Times of India where he served as Bureau Chief and later Editor, Bangalore Times.
Nearly two decades of his career was spent on reporting crime, politics, Information Technology (IT) and the various changes both hi-tech and social that were taking place in the city. Allen then went onto opening his own media content company. Allen has also delivered lectures at foreign journalism schools and is a well known personality in India.
Explocity.com is an aggregation of city-centric portals in New York, Dubai and 6 cities in India (Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata). Explocity.com delivers the ultimate city experience through city features, events, movies, useful city information and over 1,000 accurate retail listings in each city under various categories like shopping, eating out and travel.
Promoted by Ramjee Chandran, the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, Explocity.com received the first round of funding from ICF Ventures and the second round from Rupert Murdoch.