Today India is getting a huge development in its startup eco-system. These new companies are making their essence felt both locally and internationally.Their moving stories have cleared the streets for business visionaries and enlivened numerous youthful brains to deal with their own thoughts.
Here is the list of 10 famous Indian startups running successfully :
#1 Ola Cabs
Founders: Ankit Bhati & Bhavish Agarwal (IIT Graduates)
Launched: December 2010
Olacabs is one of the most dynamic Indian startup providing its cab services in all major cities.Ola has been banned from the tiny room in Mumbai and now extended all over India with a massive network of 4.50,000 cabs which is growing rapidly in Indian Market.The company also introduced Ola-Auto and Micro cabs, available for low-cost services.It also competes with Uber and other companies.Today, Ola became a benchmark for newbie startups.
Founders: Sachin Bansal & Binny Bansal
Category: Online Shopping
Flipkart, India’s largest online shopping platform providing its service over 50 million products in 75+ categories including, clothes, stationery, home appliances and more. Flipkart obtained a huge success within a short time.The company initially started by selling books in 2007 and now it is selling almost all the available products on the market. It also bought Myntra, an online fashion brand worth 2000 crore.After a successful runway, Flipkart got listed in top five global billion-dollar start-up club with the net worth of $12 Billion.Now, it is highly competitive with Amazon.
Founders: Vijay Sekhar Sharma
Launched: August 2010
Paytm, India’s largest electronic payment and e-commerce startup trusted by more than 300 million users. The man behind paytm has inspired by mobile payments when he visited China and got an idea to establish online payment website.Initially, the website is available for the only mobile recharges and later turned its service to all digital bill payments. After its successful moving path, the company introduced Paytm banks and Paytm mall to reach customers very close.Today Paytm is likely to be valued more than $10 Billion and got the license from RBI government.
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Founders: Deep Kalra
MakeMyTrip, a popular travel agency company provides all the travel services for the customers like booking flight tickets, planning holiday packages, bus and train reservations etc.The company has been renowned as one of India’s largest travel doorway website. Also, the company runs more than 85 retail stores across 65 cities in India, along with global offices in Sydney and Newyork cities.In 2016, the company acquired goibobo and China’s Ctrip came forward to invest $180 million in MakeMyTrip.
Founders: Ashish Hemarajani, Rajesh & Parikshit
One of India’s largest ticket booking platform trusted by 30+ million people is BookMyShow.People can book tickets for movies, events, comedy shows and plays. It was started by Ashish at the age of 24 with this partners.The company is funded by many investors when it goes popular.After acquiring TicketGreen, Eventifier and Fountain sports, the company expanded worldwide.Now, Bookmyshow stopped people waiting for tickets in queue.
#6 OYO Rooms
Founder: Ritesh Agarwal
OYO Rooms is the youngest startup in India created the largest platform for reserving and booking rooms in all the nearby local cities.Ritesh started his first startup Overal Stays in 2012 and within a short time, he got $100,000 Theil fellowship.Later changed the brand name as OYO Rooms in 2013.More than 80,000 rooms from 270+ hotels in India have been listed in Oyo Rooms in 2016.Present the company is offering its services in India, Nepal, and Malaysia.
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Founders: Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah
Category: Food and Restaurant
Zomato is an Indian restaurant search engine app, providing in detail information about 1 million restaurants from 23 National countries. The users of zomato can explore, review and rate restaurants, as well as it offers transactions on food orders and reserving tables.After resigning all the jobs, Deepinder Goyal launched his first startup in 2010 with the name Foodiebay and later changed its name to Zomato. Today the company is covering 350,000+ restaurants from 22 countries with 90 million active users every month and still expanding throughout the world. After reaching out, Zomato acquired many startups from different countries. So far zomato received $225 million worth of funding.
Founder: Phanindra Sama
RedBus is India’s leading online bus ticket sale site which has the largest system of bus operators and fulfilled client bookings up to 80,000 tickets per day. This startup company offers more than 69,000 paths all over India.Redbus is also home to be a considerable list of bus seats for state RTC.
The company has been renowned as a pioneering organization that transformed the traveling business.And also listed in top 50 Global inventors.Within short time Redbus reached success in its innovative idea to facilitate the booking of bus tickets for the general public. Phanindra, Sudhakar, and Charan, emerging from BITS Pilani started this idea when Phanindra couldn’t go home for Diwali due to lack of bus tickets. They all are working in well known multinational companies on that time.Later one revolutionary idea changed them to start redBus.After reaching $138 million estimated revenue, ibobo acquired redBus in 2013.
Founder: Peyush Bansal
Launched: November 2010
Category : e-commerce
After Titan Eye+, Lenskart is India’s second fastest and largest optical online store running successfully. The company is managing 650 franchise stores in 110+ cities, apart from enduring to have a durable online existence. Lenskart is pampered by everyone with an amazing, impressive frame design. With the frame, the lens is also created with great care and accuracy, which gives you better clarity. By this year, the company is expected to reach the estimated valuation of $3 Billion.
Founder: Pranay Chulet & Jiby Thomas
One of the leading online classified platforms in India is, Quickr. The company is originated from Kijiji, which was launched in 2005.People can sell any used or not used stuff like cars, mobiles, home appliances and more. In 2016, Quickr acquired a real estate portal and introduced QuickHomes. Presently, Quickr’s estimated value crossed to $1 Billion.
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