Nasscom revealed that India has moved up to third position and has emerged the fastest growing base of startups worldwide. India is one amongst the first five largest startup communities in the world with the number of startups crossing 4,200, a growth of 40 per cent, by the end of 2015.
With better government support, VC and PE funding, India looks like it is going to keep growing in the year 2016. If you are looking to make a career in startups, then these are the ones to watch out for.
They started their journey as a recharge app and today are an omni channel for e-commerce and online payment. They have become a favourite for businesses and end consumers alike.
Faircent has grown in leaps and bounds as a young startup. It is a marketplace for lenders and borrowers. This Gurgaon based startup has created a niche for itself with options like auctions and reverse auctions.
Everyone has spent too much time trying to get basic home services. Be it looking for a plumber or pest control. Housejoy offers home services by trusted, verified professionals. So the next time you are looking for a painter or someone to fix your fridge don’t bother going on JustDial.
Grofers defined their target audience early on, “upper middle class” and since then have turned into a must have app. They have created a niche for themselves by offering great and sometimes hard to find products and delivering them quickly.
Bolt is the most innovative app servicing the 2 wheeler industry. Their mobile phone charger for motorbikes comes with a theft proof clip design. The charger has a 2A output and can charge your phone fast and on the go. You can also track your route, speed and distance travelled through their mobile app.
You can’t have a list of top startups without something from the food industry. Instead of the usual food tech, we bring to you Wow Momo. It is a national chain of quick service eateries that serve innovative Tibetan cuisine, specialising in momos. They have grown into a national chain with over 60 outlets.
1mg has made a niche for itself in the health and well being industry by going a step further than just delivering meds. Their app offers content on general well being, side effects of medications and their USP – offering names of substitute meds. This information has always been hard to find and a lot of the substitutes are much cheaper.
This is a unique startup in the education space. It handles the whole education cycle – straight from applying to school to your degree and diploma. They handle your needs right from when you decide to apply to a course till you are enrolled. EduKart aims to consolidate the $80BN education industry in India.
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