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101 Top Indian Apps Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Indian based Apps companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Apps industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Indian Apps Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Urban Company

Urban Company

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Urban provides a marketplace for freelance labor.

Paytm

Paytm

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Paytm is a payment gateway that provides payment services for customers and merchants.

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Ola

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Ola is a mobility platform and ride-hailing company based in India.

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Nazara Technologies

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Nazara Technologies develops mobile content such as games, themes, wallpapers, and multimedia.

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Dunzo

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Dunzo is a hyper-local delivery app that connects users to the nearest delivery partner.

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Zomato

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Zomato is an online restaurant guide and food ordering platform that allows users to order meals from restaurants and have them delivered.

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Reliance Jio

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Reliance Jio is a telecommunications company that offers high-speed mobile internet access.

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Practo

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Practo is an mhealth platform that connects patients with healthcare providers through booking appointments, check-ups, and consultations.

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Rapido

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Rapido is an online bike taxi aggregator and logistics service that encourages people to offer bike rides to other people.

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Exotel

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Exotel provides cloud telephony services such as virtual phone numbers and telephony applications for small and medium enterprises in India.

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MyGlamm

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MyGlamm is a direct-to-consumer beauty brand that offers a marketplace for stylists, beauticians, nail, and spa aestheticians.

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Pratilipi

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Pratilipi is a language storytelling platform that brings readers, writers, and their stories together.

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Shuttl

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Shuttl is an app-based shuttle service that makes users’ daily commute safe, reliable, and affordable for everyone.

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Koo App

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Koo App is an India-based social media platform that allows users to share audio and video.

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NoBroker

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NoBroker develops a peer-to-peer property listings platform designed to make the real estate transactions efficient.

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Shop101

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Leading the next wave of e-commerce by becoming the most trusted reselling partner to millions of Indians

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Classplus

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Classplus offers a mobile-first SaaS platform for 3000+ tutors to offer their curriculum and operations completely online.

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cure.fit

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cure.fit is a health and fitness company offering digital and offline experiences across fitness, nutrition, and mental well-being.

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Gaana

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Gaana is an Indian music streaming application that hosts popular Bollywood, Hindi, regional, and international music.

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Purplle

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Purplle is an online store selling cosmetics, fragrances, skin, and hair care products.

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Zupee

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Zupee is a skill-based gaming app that enables its users to play against each-other live.

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PagarBook

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PagarBook is a staff’s salary, work, and attendance management app for small and medium enterprises.

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Inshorts

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Inshorts is a news aggregator application that collects and summarizes news based on user behavior and preferences.

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Fisdom

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Fisdom is a fintech company that offers investment advisory services through an application.

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mfine

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Mfine is a health-tech startup developing an AI-powered telemedicine mobile app.

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BharatPe

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BharatPe is a FinTech company that helps merchants accept payments from customers for free.

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Vymo

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Vymo is a personal assistant app that automates the activities of enterprise sales and service teams.

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FarMart

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FarMart is a micro-SaaS platform that helps food businesses source high quality produce at affordable prices

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Flock

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Flock is a real-time messaging and collaboration app for teams that speeds up and simplifies communication and boosts productivity.

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nearbuy

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NearBuy lets you discover the best things to do, buy and avail near you.

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DocsApp

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DocsApp is an online doctor consultation platform that provides consultation for patients of all age groups in several key disciplines.

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HealthifyMe

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HealthifyMe is an application that allows its users to achieve their fitness and weight loss goals from their computers and smartphones.

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Stashfin

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StashFin is a digital lending company that leverages technology to provide instant credit decisions.

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Perpule

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Perpule’s UltraPOS is a cloud based, mobile POS system that substantially improves the billing and checkout process at your stores.

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ixigo

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ixigo.com is India’s online travel portal that simplifies all your trips.

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Hike

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Hike designs and develops mobile messaging applications.

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Avataar.Me

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Avataar.Me is a deep-tech provider of AR and VR services used to convert 2D design assets into 3D campaigns on social media.

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BluSmart Mobility

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BluSmart is a zero-emission ridehailing service and ev fast charging network.

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True Balance

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True Balance is a digital wallet that enables users to access utility bill payment and other financial products.

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Loco

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Loco, a live trivia game show app.

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PhableCare

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Mobile App for Patients and Doctors

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Meesho

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Meesho operates as an online reselling platform that enables anyone to start a business without investment.

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MyGate

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MyGate is a smart mobile app that simplifies check-ins everywhere.

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Revv

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Revv is an Indian car-rental startup that offers multiple options to meet all your self-drive needs.

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ShareChat

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ShareChat is a social networking and regional content platform.

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Trulymadly.com

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Trulymadly is a dating platform that uses a match making algorithm.

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ftcash

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ftcash empowers the underserved micro-merchanrs through financial inclusion using digital payments and loans.

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CASHe

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For timely EMI payments or squaring monthly bills, making a major purchase that you so desired

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Pencil

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Pencil is a content publishing platform that enables writers to publish their work for free.

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Bolo Indya

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Bolo Indya is a live streaming platform that allows its users to broadcast daily activities, habits, and online services to their followers.

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Rooter

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Rooter is a sports community app seeking to connect and personalize sports content for its users across sports and gaming.

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Bijak

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Bijak is a developer of B2B platform for agricultural commodities positioned towards MSME buyers and sellers

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Chalo

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Chalo is a free app that tracks buses live and tells you what time your bus will reach your stop.

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ZopNow

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ZopNow is a technology platform for online groceries that connects consumers from hypermarkets online.

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ToneTag

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Enabling Contactless Payment on any device

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Practically

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Practically is an EdTech platform that focuses on STEM learning through different 3D videos, simulations and AR educational tools.

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Stellapps

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Stellapps designs dairy management software applications that leverage the power of technology to improve dairy supply chain parameters.

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Vedantu

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Vedantu is an online e-learning platform that features real-time personalized learning.

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Jugnoo

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Jugnoo is a technology driven on-demand ride sharing platform. It primarily focuses on aggregating auto rickshaws in India.

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Public App

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Public App is a social network for local information, including updates on local events, commerce, jobs, classifieds, and others.

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Bulbulshop

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Bulbulshop is a purchasing e-commerce app that provides health, gadgets, beauty, cosmetics, apparel, jewelry, home, kitchen, and bags.

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Zopper

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Zopper is an Indian local mobile marketplace.

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DailyNinja

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DailyNinja provides a hyper-local delivery platform intended to deliver daily needs right at the doorstep.

Paytm

SHEROES

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Largest women-only social platform accessible via Sheroes.com and the SHEROES app. Built on the core values of safety, trust, empathy

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Treat at Home

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Digital healthcare marketplace that connects people in need of medical services with certified healthcare providers on-demand.

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PayMate

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PayMate is an Indian market leader in B2B payments for Enterprise and SME across supply chains.

Paytm

PayNearby

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PayNearby offers digital banking, payment and transaction services.

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RailYatri

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RailYatri’s goal is to provide standardized & quality experiences during travel in India.

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TenderCuts

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TenderCuts is an online meat shop that delivers antibiotic-free, hygienic, and farm fresh chicken, free range goat, and seafood.

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ZipGo

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Zipgo provides comfortable, convenient, reliable, safe, and affordable urban transportation option for the masses.

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Foodpanda India

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Foodpanda India is a food delivery marketplace, enabling users to place orders at local restaurants online.

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Voonik

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Voonik is india’s first online shopping store for women. They give you stylish handpicked items for your personalised purchase.

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Windo

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Windo is an app for Instagram-focused businesses lets anyone easily manage the business on the go.

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WedMeGood

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WedMeGood is an online web and android platform that enables its users to create plans for a wedding wedding.

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Myra

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Myra is a unique solution of technology and operations that makes buying medicines fast and efficient.

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Woovly, Shop Socially

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Woovly is a social commerce platform which helps users to shop instantly via AI driven brand tagged user generated content

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ParkSmart

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ParkSmart is a parking management application.

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Kings Learning (enguru Spoken English App)

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enguru offers an application that enables its users to learn English through interactive games and conversations.

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QuickRide

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Carpooling, Bike pooling and Ride sharing application in Bangalore

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Robosoft Technologies

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Robosoft Technologies is a digital experiences company offering digital advisory, design strategy, UI/UX and engineering services.

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FITSO

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Fitso is a fitness-based mobile app striving to help individuals achieve their fitness goals.

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DocTalk

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DocTalk is an app to store medical reports and prescriptions and easily share them with your doctor.

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TagMango

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TagMango is a marketing and advertising app that helps influencer, and brands to partner with individuals.

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FreightBro

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Software for the new-age freight

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Zypp

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Zypp is an e-scooter sharing, renting platform solving last mile mobility, delivery and campuses B2B rentals.

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AdPushup

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AdPushup provides a platform to increase a site’s ad revenue using advanced i/o testing

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ZappFresh

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ZappFresh is an online platform that delivers a variety of meat and seafood direct from farms and fisheries.

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Smartivity

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Smartivity designs STEM based activity boxes, Augmented Reality learning products and internet-connected toys for kids aged 3 to 12

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MYBYK

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MYBYK is an app that provides premium bicycle sharing and rental service.

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GoldVIP Technology Solutions (Crown-it)

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Crown It is a mobile app which is set to revolutionize retail business in India.

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Frontier Markets

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Frontier Markets drives life-improving products and services to rural customers, while creating digital livelihoods for rural women.

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SmarterBiz Technologies

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SmarterBiz Technologies is an artificial intelligence-based customer experience platform.

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Carmesi

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Carmesi is a brand of high-end menstrual-hygiene products in India.

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goDutch

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GoDutch is a fintech application that powers group payments.

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Utter

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Utter is an English learning app that allows learners to pick topics of their interest and converse with chat bots and live tutors

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ConceptOwl

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ConceptOwl is a Edu-tech start-up.

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FanFight

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India’s second largest and fastest growing Fantasy Sports Platform!

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ClearTax

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Simplifying Financial Lives for Indians. Cleartax is India’s #1 Tax & Investing platform

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OlaMoney

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OlaMoney which provides mobile payments.

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Clip App

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Clip App is a digital media video startup that allows its users to easily create, watch and download funny Indian videos.

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Playo

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Creating local communities through Sports

Written by Mark Fitz

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