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101 Top Indian Internet Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Indian based Internet companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Internet 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 Internet Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Paytm

Paytm

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

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BigBasket

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BigBasket is an online food and grocery store that delivers personal and household needs right to the customer’s doorstep.

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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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Info Edge

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Info Edge provides online recruitment, matrimonial and real estate classifieds, and related services.

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Treebo Hotels

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Treebo is India’s tech-enabled, asset-light affordable accommodation brand.

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YourStory

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YourStory.com is a media platform that covers the startup ecosystem in India.

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Flipkart

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Flipkart is an e-commerce marketplace that offers over 30 million products across 70+ categories.

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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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MakeMyTrip.com

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MakeMyTrip.com is an online travel company providing holiday packages, travel guides, and booking services for flights, hotels and buses.

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Snapdeal

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Snapdeal is India’s largest no-frills, value-focused marketplace offering products across 600+ categories from 500,000+ strong seller base.

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KreditBee

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KreditBee is a digital lending platform developed to assist young professionals with their personal finances.

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Xpressbees

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Xpressbees is an e-commerce logistics company that provides reliable logistics solutions to its partners.

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RenewBuy

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Simplest way to renew your car insurance. Get quote and insure your car in couple of minutes

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Porter

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Porter helps businesses optimize their last mile delivery operations.

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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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Magicpin

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Magicpin is a platform where users and merchants in a locality discover, interact, and transact.

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Shadowfax

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Shadowfax is an on-demand logistics network that provides tech-enabled one stop delivery solutions.

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Kutumb

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Kutumb is a social community enabler.

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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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DeHaat

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DeHaat is an online marketplace for farm products and services.

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Spinny

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Spinny is a used car buying platform enabling trustworthy and hassle-free transactions.

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Milkbasket

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Milkbasket is a daily micro-delivery service, offering grocery and household needs for customers.

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Blackbuck

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Blackbuck is an Indian logistics company that makes trucking simple for every shipper and trucker.

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Shipsy

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Shipsy’s platform enables data driven decision making enhancing visibility and operational efficiency for Supply Chain industry

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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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Housing.com

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Housing.com is an Indian online real estate listing portal that simplifies finding, renting, and selling homes in India.

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Urban Ladder

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Urban Ladder is a Bangalore-based online furniture company.

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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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SUGAR Cosmetics

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SUGAR Cosmetics is a cruelty-free makeup brand providing cosmetics that is high on style and higher on performance.

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Pristyn Care

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Pristyn Care is Health Care Startup that is disrupting Elective Surgery Procedures

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Quikr

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Quikr is a free classifieds and online marketplace that helps users to sell, buy, rent, or discover anything across India.

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Get My Parking

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Get My Parking, is a B2B Platform-as-a-Service company.

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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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Lenskart

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Lenskart is an India-based online shopping portal for eyewear.

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JioSaavn

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Saavn is a music streaming service for Indian, Bollywood, and International content.

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VerSe Innovation

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VerSe Innovation is a local language technology platform.

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One97

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One97 delivers mobile content and commerce services to its customers.

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BookMyShow

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BookMyShow is an Indian online ticketing service for cinemas, theaters, and sports.

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HomeLane

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HomeLane is a home interior company that helps buyers do their home interiors in a personalized way.

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Agrostar

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AgroStar is AgTech start-up working on the mission of HelpingFarmersWin by providing a complete range of agri solutions to farmers.

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RentoMojo

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RentoMojo is an online rental platform that provides furniture, appliances and electronics (mobiles, laptops) on a monthly rental basis.

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Zivame.com

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Zivame is an Indian online lingerie store that enables customers to browse items by category, brand, color and size.

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ShopX

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ShopX is a retail operating system that connects brands, retailers, and consumers.

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Droom

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Droom is a tech and data science-driven online automobile marketplace.

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ShopClues

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Shop Clues provides a platform to establish a connection between buyers and sellers in a managed environment.

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Roposo

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Roposo – TV by the People is a unique social media platform where people express visually with homemade videos and photos.

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Cashkaro

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Cashkaro is a coupons and cashback site rewarding customers for visiting online retailers through their site.

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FreeCharge

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FreeCharge is a service that gives users coupons for charging their mobile plans.

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LimeRoad

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A fun and exciting way to find gorgeous products, share and shop.

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InterviewBit

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E-learning platform that helps young software professionals scale up their careers

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Vernacular.ai

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We help enterprises in enhancing customer experience through intelligent voice conversations by automating call center queries.

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unlu

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unlu is a celebrity engagement platform that allows consumers and brands to receive endorsements from high-profile personalities.

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JUSPAY

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Juspay is a developer of an online platform designed to be used for mobile-based payments.

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PhableCare

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Mobile App for Patients and Doctors

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Miko

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Miko is an advanced robotics startup focusing on robotics, AI & IoT.

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ITILITE

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ITILITE is a digital travel management platform that simplifies the travel booking process.

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IDfy

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IDfy is a people information company helping companies combat fraud by providing services such as background verifications.

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Hopscotch

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Hopscotch provides an insider access to international brands for babies, kids, and moms.

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Udaan

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Udaan is a B2B trade platform that brings manufacturers, traders, retailers, and wholesalers into a single platform.

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FlexiLoans

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FlexiLoans is a digital lending platform for SMEs in India

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ShareChat

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ShareChat is a social networking and regional content platform.

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NODWIN Gaming

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NODWIN Gaming is a gaming solutions company and creator of e-sports events.

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Paytm Mall

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Paytm Mall is an online and mobile marketplace and a subsidiary of One97 Communications’ Paytm brand.

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Bluestone.com

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Bluestone is an online retailer where users can purchase a variety of jewelry.

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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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TVF

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TVF Play is a youth focussed premium content platform of India

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Haber

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Haber is an integrated platform for process, utilities and water systems driving visibility.

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Myntra

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Myntra is an e-commerce platform for buying branded footwear, apparel, and accessories for men and women.

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Verloop.io

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Verloop.io is the world’s leading customer support automation platform.

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Fyllo

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Fyllo is an IoT and AI based precision agriculture service company

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Just Dial

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Just Dial is India’s No.1 local search engine catering to over 125 million unique quarterly users (as per Q1 FY19)

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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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RuleZero

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Rulezero is a technology platform created by experienced startup executives to automate and manage the equity ownership of a startup.

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ReshaMandi

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ReshaMandi is an agritech startup digitising India’s silk supply chain.

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Fi.Money

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Making People Better with Money

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Belong

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Belong is a Bangalore-based recruitment startup

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VVDN Technologies

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Product Engineering | Cloud & Apps | Manufacturing

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ScoopWhoop

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ScoopWhoop is an internet media company that creates and curates India-specific stories for a wider audience.

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Little Black Book

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LBB engaged in search and discover highly recommended places, products, local experiences & much more.

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GigIndia

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GigIndia is a marketplace that provides on-demand work completion for companies through a gig workforce of jobseekers.

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LenDenClub

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LenDenClub is a digital platform to bring investors and loan seekers at one place to achieve a common goal.

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Atomberg Technology

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Atomberg Technology aspires to be the “Tesla”​ of the world of household appliances.

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ePaylater

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ePaylater gives customers the option to ‘buy now and pay later’ on online portals with just one click.

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Tapzo.

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Tapzo (formerly Helpchat) is an all in one app with multi services such as cabs, recharge, food, deals, bills, mobile payments, and news.

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Unbox Robotics

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Unbox Robotics builds on-demand AI-driven warehouse robotics solutions, which can be deployed using limited foot-print, time, and capital.

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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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Housejoy

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Housejoy is a web-based platform that allows individuals to browse and book service providers for their homes.

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WMall (Blitzscale Technologies)

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WMall (https://www.wmall.co.in/) is India’s 1st B2C social E-commerce platform focusing on the next billion Indian internet users.

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PolicyBazaar

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PolicyBazaar designs an online life insurance and general insurance comparison portal that analyzes financial products.

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Artivatic.ai

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Artivatic’s patent pending technology solves complex problems in Insurance for On-boarding, Fraud, Risk Profiling, Underwriting & claims.

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SugarBox

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SugarBox is a local Wi-Fi network that eliminates the users’ dependence on mobile data.

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CRON Systems

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CRON Systems is a deep-tech startup that delivers innovative situational awareness sensing solutions.

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Bulk MRO Industrial Supply

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Bulk MRO is a full-stack global supply chain platform for industrial products.

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Mentoria

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Mentoria is a holistic career discovery platform that enables students to discover themselves and the careers they will enjoy and excel at.

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Chtrbox

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Chtrbox connects social media influencers with brands .

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ZiffyHomes

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ZiffyHomes is a technology driven marketplace to find out home on rent.

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EkAnek Networks

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EkAnek Networks is a new startup that is focused on building the ecosystem for new age brands in lifestyle categories.

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3one4 Capital

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3one4 Capital is an early-stage venture capital fund based in Bangalore, India.

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Gramophone

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Gramophone is an AgTech platform that helps farmers achieve better yields by providing information and input planning.

Written by Mark Fitz

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