Bangalore remains undoubtedly the capital of startups in India with unicorns like Flipkart.
While editing this post we came across too many startups from Bangalore and shortlisting 10 startups out of them is definitely tough. This listing is more based on coolness factor rather then funding or revenues.
THE TOP 10 BANGALORE STARTUPS TO WATCH OUT IN 2016.
Founders: Shashank, Abhinav Lal
Search anything about doctors in google you will find practo. Practo has grown enormously in this segment to be a market leader and a startup that disrupted appointment booking system.
Founders: Bhavish Aggarwal, Ankit Bhati
Competing with Uber is a big challenge and OLA stood for that challenge. Ola is India’s most popular mobile app for cab booking. It is the also the largest platform with 40,000+ cars across 22 cities and growing. It diversified faster in to other segments like old food and grocery. Though the company is bleeding Scaling at this pace is definitely tough.
Founders: Deepak Ravindran
Lookup app makes your life easier from shopping to getting home services, everything at your finger tip. Lookup aims to bring the power of technology into the hands of every small business owner to help them connect with customers effortlessly.
Founders: Sriharsha Majety , Rahul Jaimini , Nandan Reddy
This food delivery startup has reduced the food delivery time and I have personally never seen a moment where I missed my deliveries. Especially this startup stood strong in the food technology space where many companies got shutdown last year.
- URBAN LADDER
Founders: Rajiv Srivatsa
Urban Ladder is an online furniture company that aims to build a million beautiful Indian homes. This company disrupted the space with its unique inventory and delivery mechanism.
Founders: Greg Moran , David Back
Self driving car rental requires right technology and Zoom is India’s first 100% self-drive focused car rental company . Zoom is a membership-based service that allows individuals to rent vehicles by the hour or by the day. The service is modeled after the hyper-local distribution and high-tech self-serve model used by Zipcar in the US.
Founders: Pavan Sondur , Prashant Kumar
Biggest challenge of eCommerce companies is conversion and Unbxd is a tech startup that helps e-commerce companies increase conversions with search and navigation, product recommendations, and more.
Founders: Viru Gupta
This news app company simplified news discovery for Indian language reader by integrating almost all the local language news paper and magazine. The app is neatly build to engage user as well as increase the publisher revenues.
Founders: Hari Menon , V.S. Sudhakar , Vipul Parekh , Abhinay Choudhari
BIGBASKET is the most prominent player is online supermarket segment and this company has made life easier for many week end grocery shoppers who were waiting in long queues. With early mover advantage big basket has learnt fast and adapted to build a stable company.
Founders: Shivakumar Ganesan
Last but not least This startups simplified the hassles of many other startups by developing cloud telephony technology. Exotel provides cloud telephony services such as virtual phone numbers and telephony applications for small and medium enterprises.
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