Most of the start-ups such as Uber, FoodPanda, Amazon, etc. have designed their very own apps using which they provide their services. One such start-up that uses this app phenomenon to reach out its consumers is CASHe. It is basically a fin-tech product from TSLC PTE Ltd. It offers millennially quick and easy personal loans through some extremely transparent, innovative and time-tuned processes.
UrbanClap is a platform to make our urban lives more fulfilling and to solve our needs in a clap. Hence the name, UrbanClap. UrbanClap enables users find any service professional like a plumber, a wedding photographer, a yoga teacher or an interior designer. It is a service marketplace aimed at the Indian market whose purpose is only to connect service professionals with customers at large scale. It currently operates in 16 cities per region and it has around 300 employees and more than 65,000 professionals enlisted.
In this fast pacing world, an automobile is convenient and better for the ones who strive to do better and reach fastly to places in no time. Droom is an automobile marketing company known for buying or selling used cars. The company was established in 2014 and headquartered in Silicon Valley. Droom was headed by Sandeep Aggarwal, the founder of Shopclues before Droom. Droom has raised funding around $25 million in June 2016.
“All it takes is a great idea to reach heights in the corporate sector.” All of us have been hearing this in some or the other form ever since. Rashi Narang, an LSE alumni and a young Indian entrepreneur founded her very own company known as Heads Up For Tails back in 2008. Heads Up For Tails (HUFT) is an online store that sells pet products such as clothes, collars, leashes,etc for dogs.
It’s an era of start-ups. Every now and then new ideas and innovations are hitting the minds of young entrepreneurs which eventually become the base of these start-ups which are emerging on an everyday basis. One of the aforementioned brilliant ideas struck the mind of a team of two entrepreneurs of Chennai – Durga Das & Balachandar R. Today this foggy idea of theirs has been successfully converted into a start-up worth $5.7 million – Wassup Laundry.
The industry which grew in India within a decade to reach an immense height is the e-commerce industry, undoubtedly. LatestOne is an online retailing firm which deals in mobile and technology accessories. Additionally, it has even started dealing in computers, tablets and fashion accessories. Founded by Ameen Khwaja in Hyderabad back in 2014, LatestOne is basically a subsidiary of Palred Technologies Inc. It follows an inventory-based model and operates from two warehouses situated in Hyderabad and Delhi respectively.
Flock Inc. is one of the many rapidly growing start-ups of India. Founded by tech entrepreneur Bhavin Turakhia back in 2014, Flock is basically a messaging and collaboration tool designed specifically for various teams, so that they are enabled to track their work. It not only supports English but even comes in other languages such as Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. It supports iOS, Android, Windows and the Web too.
Started with a grant from international SOS in 2011. iSOS is an in-house solution to keep employees away from loafing around unnecessarily, be it inside office or outside office at tea stalls, cafés, etc. It was developed as a comprehensive productivity tool which over time acquired more and thus, now comes with visitor management, cashless transactions, record attendance and many more.
Mumbai-based Zicom Electronic Systems, founded by Pramoud Rao, is an electronic security management company that builds ATM surveillance products and other security apps. It was the 1980s and fax machines were changing the way business was done. Though the technology had been around for a long time, it became cheap during this period, and the technological advancement caught the business world by storm.
Y Combinator wants to lure more companies into the funnel for its accelerator while democratizing free access to startup knowledge. It’s simultaneously moving up and down market to conquer the acceleration space, with both its recent Series A program for more mature startups and $1 million in grants for high potential founders from its extra-early-stage online course.