In recent years India became a key country for startups, raising large amounts of funds to grab market share. The start-up ecosystem of India is the 3rd largest in the world. The numbers on startups tell about the emergence of startups – it is estimated that by 2021 there will be more than 12000 companies from 3,100 startups in 2014. Have a look at Top trending startup in India for 2021.
Here is the list of Top 20 Growing startups in India and their details-
1. BYJU’S – (Education)
We all know very well that education is the foremost element of growth, no country will sustain growth and development without education and literacy and that’s why I put BYJU’S at top of the list. It is an online coaching platform that provides online-based learning from class NUR to 12th, IIT, UPSC, Defence exams, and many more, recently BYJU’S has also bought AKASH (another big coaching platform) for almost 7300 cr. It has started in 2011 by Mr. BYJU Raveendran and in coming years it will be one of the biggest education platforms in the world.
2. ZOMATO – (Food Delivery)
Most of you already have heard about it, didn’t you? It is one of the biggest and finest food delivery company in India. It is founded by Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddha in the year 2008. The valuation of Zomato is over 5.6 Billion Dollars which makes it one of the biggest unicorn startups in India.
3. BIG BASKET (Grocery & ration delivery service)
Big Basket, a grocery delivery startup which has already become popular in metro cities of India because people in these cities are stuck in their hectic schedule and can’t have time to go for grocery. Big Basket has a valuation of over 1 Billion dollars. It is founded by Hari Menon, V.S Sudhakar, Vipul Parekh, and Abhinay Chaudhary in 2011. In the coming years, this company will be a big shot in the retail business.
4. SWIGGY – (Food Delivery)
Swiggy is also another big player in food delivery service and there is cut-throat competition between Swiggy and Zomato because of the same business. Swiggy’s net worth is 3.6 Billion dollars. It is founded by Nandan Reddy, Sriharsha Majety, and Rahul Jaimini in 2014, and since that day company is doing very well.
5. CRED – (Credit bill payments & services)
CRED was founded by Kunal Shah in 2018, the main work of CRED is allowing its users to make their credit card payments for which they will get rewards and this thing is attracting many credit cardholders for using the CRED app, CRED has just founded only 2 years back but still manage to have 1 billion dollar net worth.
6. OLA CABS – (Ride sharing service)
OLA CABS is the biggest company in ride-sharing service. In major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Banglore, and other cities, OLA cabs are so popular and their prices are also so lucrative and budget-friendly. It is founded by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati in 2010 and in present-day it has a 6.5 Billion dollar net worth, in coming years it will be one of India’s most recognised company.
7. WOW MOMO (chain restaurants)
WOW MOMO is now becoming more and more famous and giving tough competition to giants like Mcdonalds and Dominos. You can easily find their outlets in all major cities. Momos are their specialty and serve different kinds of momos. It was founded by Sagar Daryani, Binod Homgai, Sagar J. Daryani in 2008, almost 2800 employees are currently working in WOW MOMO and its net worth now stands 860 crore which is absolutely tremendous.
8. URBAN LADDER (Furniture selling)
People often find problems in searching for furniture for their homes and offices so URBAN LADDER makes their work a little comfortable and because of that people can find and purchase furniture online according to their needs, currently, it has 400 crores net worth and acquired by Reliance company. URBAN LADDER was founded by Ashish Goel and Rajiv Srivatsa in 2012.
9. NYKKA (Beauty and Lifestyle products)
NYKKA is one of the promising and growing startups in India which provides all kinds of beauty products and lifestyle goodies to people. It was founded by Falguni Nayar in 2012, today its net worth is more than 1 Billion dollars, and has many e-commerce platforms and offline stores.
10. RAZOR PAY –(Online payment services)
Razor Pay is also a big name in growing startups of India and one of the finest and lucrative online payment platform which allows businesses and individuals to set payment interface for their products and services. It was founded in 2013 by Harshil Mathur and Shashank Kumar and its net worth is 3 billion dollars after receiving the latest funding of 160 million dollars.
11. CARS 24 – (Car selling company)
CARS 24 is a car selling company in India which buys cars from people and sells them to people at the best affordable prices. In the present day, every Indian major city has a store of cars 24 where people go and sell their cars and get instant payment. It was founded by Vikram Chopra, Ruchit Aggarwal, Gajendra Jangid, and Mehul Aggarwal in 2015. Its present net worth is 540 million dollars and also received funding from many foreign investors, company is consistently showing growth prospects for the future.
12. 1 MG – (Online Pharmacy)
1 MG is an online pharmacy or online platform from where you can buy all your medicines and get delivered to your doorstep. 1 MG not only deals in medicines but also delivers other health-related products. It was founded by Prashant Tandon, Vikas Chauhan, and Gaurav Aggarwal in 2015. Its current net worth stands 340 million dollars.
13. PHARMEASY (Online Pharmacy)
PHARMEASY is also one of the big online pharmacy and medical store in India which sell all kinds of medicines and health-related products and get delivered to your address. The valuation of Pharmeasy is over 700 million dollars. It was founded by Dharmil Sheth in 2014.
14. TRAVEL TRIANGLE – (Travel agency)
Travel triangle is a young and emerging name in a travelling agency that provides the best vacation deals to its customers. Its yearly revenue is almost over 5 million dollars which is quite good and satisfactory. This startup was founded by Sankalp Aggarwal in 2011.
15. MEESHO (Online selling platform)
MEESHO is a social e-commerce platform founded by students of IIT Delhi graduate Vidit Aatrey and Sanjeev Barnwal and having more than 750 employees and it has a valuation of over 2 Billion. It was founded in 2015. The meaning of Meesho is Meri shop where a reseller can start to sell products with zero money investment on their personal social platform such as Instagram, Pinterest, Whatsapp, etc.
16. Dailyhunt –(News application)
Dailyhunt is an Indian news application which available in the play store and serves all kinds of news in more than 14 languages. It was founded by Virendra Gupta in 2007 and its current valuation is over 3670 cr.
17. Doctor Insta – (Online doctor consultation)
Doctor Insta is an online consultation app from which you can consult doctors anytime from anywhere. It was founded by Amit Munjal and the company is doing very well in consultation work.
18. UBER CABS – (Ridesharing service)
UBER CABS is also the big company in ride-sharing service and the toughest opponent of OLA CABS. UBER CABS has yearly revenue of over 11.139 Billion dollars. It was founded in 2009.
19. POLICY BAZAAR –(Insurance company)
Policy Bazaar is an insurance company that provides different kinds of insurance from health to term insurance and from vehicle to child future insurance, you can compare different companies from there and select the best option for yourself. It was founded by Yashika Dahiya, Alok Bansal, and Avaneesh Nirjar in 2008.
20. SHARECHAT –(Social media service)
Sharechat is a social media and social networking app which was founded by Ankush Sachdeva, Bhanu Pratap Singh, and Farid Ahsan in 2015. It is also a growing startup in the marketing sector.