NewsBarons brings a list of 19 startups that are disruptive and redefining our lives. From Healthcare, Education, Fintech, Fitness to Home automation, these 19 startups are the shining stars of 2019.
Jalongi is an online retailer delivering wide range of high quality fresh fish& seafood, cleaned and pan-ready (packed ready to cook, no need to wash). Jalongi has successfully built a strong delivery network and a loyal consumer base in Kolkata and in Delhi NCR. With large varieties of fish and other seafood products available under one roof, Jalongi is now concentrating on creating regional hubs that can cater to product aggregation, quality storage and instant delivery to outlets and customers.
Founder: Dippankar Halder
Clinivantage is an enterprise healthcare company delivering last mile healthcare to rural areas, making healthcare more accessible and affordable. It is an integrated digital platform that connects doctors, hospitals, caregivers and service providers with patients in real time and puts them in control of their health, bringing speed, simplicity, transparency and efficiency to patient care.
Founder/s: Nilesh Jain, Dinesh Samudra & Abhay Chopada
Aware is India’s foremost technology backed mindfulness trainer application which offers unique and guided courses that help an individual to stay calm, reduce stress, fight depression and find happiness in a sustainable manner. Awareness is built on a single-minded mission to measurably improve happiness in the world in a sustainable manner.
Founder: Avinash Saurabh
Picostone, a Mumbai based home automation startup, focuses on delivering affordable and easy to install products that are wi-fi based. Working on the vision that the basic concept of a smart home is to provide its occupants with services that help them save time, energy & effort, provide instant access to daily routines that are pre-configured, all Picostone products can be installed within minutes in the existing set-up and are compatible with all voice based devices like Google Home and Amazon Alexa.
Founder/s: Virang Jhaveri and Niket Sarvaiya
Bengaluru based ONN Bikes is a multi-city scooter sharing startup with a fleet size of over 3000 bikes. The startup has a vision to enable access to affordable, sustainable and smart mobility solution for all. The startup is successfully present across 9 cities in India.
Founder: Namit Jain
CashKaro’s business model is based on the concept of Affiliate Marketing and the startup works with over 1500 sites like Amazon.in, Flipkart, Jabong, MakeMyTrip amongst others. Members can EARN CASHBACK from CashKaro on all their orders at these e-commerce sites. The company recently expanded to Singapore with ZoBucks.org.com. CashKaro has so far enabled over INR 1000 crore in GMV and drives close to 10,000 transactions a day to partner sites.
The startup is funded by Ratan Tata and Kalaari Capital.
Founder: Rohan & Swati Bhargava
Weeve is a social initiative startup that designs and sources hand woven sarees directly from weavers from West Bengal, Benaras, Chattisgarh and Odisha. The startup is on a mission to financially empower women by building an all woman nationwide direct marketing platform and provide sustainable livelihood.
Founder: Pushpamitra Das
Xplorabox is as an educational subscription ecommerce startup designed to engage children in activity-based learning programmes. It focuses mainly on children aged between two and eight, and aims to promote ‘Learning Through Fun’ with its innovative products, fun stories, and educational activities each of their boxes. The company aims to provide the children an opportunity to engage in offline games and healthy activities which will help the parents reduce their children’s screen time.
Founder: Rishi and Shweta Das, Dhirendra Meena and Rishabh Gupta.
Lucky Stars is consumer-brand interaction platform that provides brands with direct audience connect, higher brand recall factor along with campaign metrics and its registered users with an opportunity to win exciting branded gifts for free through a simple contest. The Lucky Stars app has been developed by Interactive Max Tech Private Limited (IMT).
Founder: Hetin Sakhuja
OMLP2P is an online Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending platform. This peer-to-peer marketplace for individuals and businesses (MSME segment) facilitates loans online from Lenders (investors) in a transparent, convenient, and effective manner. The company leverages the extensive experience of its professional founders in the field of banking, credit, technology and finance to provide an online marketplace for prospective borrowers and lenders.
Founder/s: Pramod Kumar Akhramka and Surendra Kumar Jalan
KHELfit is a comprehensive fitness mobile app with a unique 2 minute philosophy and purpose based content specially designed under the theme of DIYFR “Do it Yourself Fitness Regime” for across age groups with a large bank of certified trainer built content ( 400+ videos, 300+ work out plans, 200+ nutrition plans) that can be performed anytime and anywhere
Founder: Ganesh Remani
Kings Learning, a technology-driven English learning start-up, focuses on English language & communication skills training through innovative technology products. The ELT company has online and offline presence across 190 locations in India with global audiences from Asia, Middle East and North Africa. Their app has garnered over 8.5 million downloads and the company has associated itself with leading brands for ELT and with Government of India to introduce blended English learning programs in schools in Rajasthan, Karnataka and Haryana.
Founder: Arshan Vakil
Confirmtkt is an online train ticket discovery and booking engine which delivers a seamless search and booking experience to travelers. Solving the problem of waitlist tickets in India, the platform predicts the status of waitlisted tickets to passengers and suggests alternate travel options to them in case of the unavailability of direct connecting trains. Confirmtkt leverages data analytics and machine learning to ensure that any customer, who logs on to the platform, even at the last minute, leaves with a ‘confirmed ticket’. This core mission is also the inspiration behind the name of our company. Our platform also facilitates real-time train tracking, even in the offline mode, using the information about various train routes generated from mobile towers.
Founder: Sripad Vaidya
CoLive is a combination of Real Estate, Technology and Hospitality to offer branded serviced homes that offer stylish, safe, serviced and smart homes for students, single professionals & young couples. Our properties are located near educational institutions & workplaces to provide convenience to our customers.
CoLive enter into long-term rental agreement with the investors, developers and franchisee, generally for a span of 5 years, and transform the property as per our set standards. As an end product, we provide branded serviced homes to our consumer.
Founder: Suresh Rangarajan
Mutterfly is a rental marketplace for aspirational products with easy access to high-end equipment like DSLRs, Playstations, hoverboards and others on rent. The startup offers over 1000 products and has created a sharing network through technology which allows people (customers) to earn anything between INR 5000 to 30,000 per month.
Founder: Akshay Bhatia
healthhunt aims to disrupt the understanding of daily wellbeing across Asia. 25% of Indians may die at the age of 70 on account of an unhealthy lifestyle. Daily wellbeing, mindfulness, and self care should begin at a very early age in life, and not when diseases and lifestyle issues kick in. healthhunt is Asia’s first fully integrated mind-body wellness platform. Being a content-led marketplace with a wide listing of health and wellness experts, as well as service providers, makes us a one stop shop.
They are fully committed to generating awareness through short-formatted and actionable content, which is very easy to apply to your day-to-day life. Taking into account each person’s holistic needs, we are committed to aiding you organically through this process.
Founder: Pooja Duggal
AxisRooms, a hotel tech platform which has built its own products, established a distribution product to overcome the difficulty of managing inventory. The thought was to automate the entire back-end process which was human intensive requiring manual fulfilment including calling hotels and managing emails for confirmations. OTA only used to contribute a single digit business to these hotels in 2011. Similar to GDS in airlines, AxisRooms came up with the idea of common pool inventory and real-time distribution for hotels business. With single suite solution for all tech requirements, the company is also assisting independent hotels to compete with a better technology against leading hotel chains who have either subscribed to an international tech solution or spent million for in-house tech platform.
Founder: Anil Kumar Prasanna
RentSher, a managed rental marketplace, provides an opportunity platform for businesses and individuals to put their owned products on rent and earn. From Baby products, audio visual rentals, apparels, Jewelry, Home and Kitchen products, a wide variety of IT products to medical supplies like wheelchairs and medical beds amongst other products, one can rent for a shorter specific period to longer durations.
The company has catered to over 60,000 customers and served leading brands like Adobe, Mercedes Benz, LabourNet, Signal2Noise and Zomato as its customers.
Founder: Harsh Dhand
ShiftKarado offers packing, loading, unloading, transporting and relocating services for households and corporates for local shifting and inter-city moving. ShiftKarado was incorporated by its parent company, Star Worldwide Group Private Limited, with the vision of facilitating mobility and relocation in India through tech-oriented solutions. The company is headquartered in Gurugram and has branches in New Delhi, Faridabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Chennai.
Founder: Atul Mithal