The year of 2015 was a very fortunate year for Startups in India. The year changed all the orthodox mental perceptions of people on Entrepreneurship. While there were hundreds of startups emerging on daily basis, some of them managed to get to the top and shocked the market with their creativity and innovative ideas. Here is the list of 10 top startups in India and who are they?
PayTm started in 2010, merely as a telephone recharge and bill payment website. It is owned by One97 communications. It entered retail market by selling products of daily use like other established companies like Flipkart and Amazon and has been giving them strong competition by providing good customer services and offers. The basic service that company wanted to provide was “Payment Through Mobile”, hence the name PayTm.
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Who thought that Ration could be ordered online? Grofers has made it possible and easy by connecting the customer and the local stores. Grofers was founded in December of 2013 and by November, 2015 it already raised $166.5 Million.
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UrbanClap is a mobile based app which connects the customer to the service provider professionals. In short, UrbanClap is the place where you can hire plumbers, find guitar tutors, One of the Co-Founders says, “UrbanClap is a platform to make our urban lives more fulfilling to solve our needs in a clap. Hence the name, UrbanClap”.
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Healthcare is one area which people lack most. This is again like many other startups, a mobile app and a website to connect the customer end to the doctors and physicians. Practo was launched in May, 2009 and till date it has grown exponentially serving millions of patients and helping many doctors to keep track of the details related to their patients. Practo states that they are on a mission of helping mankind to live healthier and longer.
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Oyo Rooms, or simply Oyo, emerged as a chain of branded hotels. Oyo in January, 13 had one property to provide stay and now it has over 5500+ properties to provide people around India with rooms to stay while away from home. No just India, Oyo has touched the lands overseas in Malaysia, as been told on Oyo’s official blog.
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ZoomCar was founded in 2013 and was headquartered in Bangalore. The first distinctive point was that it was India’s first self-drive rental car company. The company offers cars ranging from Tata Nano to Mercedes CLA class on hourly based rents. ZoomCar is mostly popular amongst the youth for it is very economical to use.
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CarDekho came out as an outcome of Delhi Automobile Expo. The parent company owning Cardekho is Girnar Softwares. A group of IIT students started CarDekho to provide people with the services like expert reviews prior to buying a new car. Every new model and car is featured on the website with detailed description of the vehicle. Not just the descriptions of latest cars in the market but CarDekho also provides portal for used cars.
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Faasos was the first company to take food orders on Twitter. Basically Faasos is not the name of outlet chain but it is the chain of kitchens. The company focused mainly on technology and it has raised big amount fundings and revenues as well. Jaydeep Barman, an IIM-Lucknow pass out student, co-founded Faasos after he was inspired by Kathi Rolls, so did he serve.
Alive home is a technology based on IoT (Internet of Things). This system securely connects all the devices of home to a cloud server and you can access everything at your home through your mobile phone or computer. The startup has laid its feet in but the products are still under development. The mission behind this project is to make it accessible to everyone including lower-middle class of India.
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It started with the name HealthKartPlus but now the company as 1MG aims to be the only health app for all consumers in India. With heavy amounts of funding 1MG targets to expand its territory across the country.