List of startups from Chennai that are making it big

The seemingly picture perfect and exquisite “Detroit Capital of India”, Chennai has been the cultural hub and home to umpteen economic and educational centers. Automobile industry has been the foremost and prime niche industry in Chennai. Over the past few decades, IT industry started flourishing on its soil. Owing to the presence of more than 20 Indian companies whose individual financial worth is estimated to stand at USD 1 billion, Chennai is deemed the secondary financial hub after Mumbai. To all intents and purposes, it comes a close third in terms area and size.

Here is a curated list of startups from Chennai that are making it big:

  1. ContractIQ:

ContractIQ was co-founded by Ashwin Ramasamy and Visalam Ramakrishnan.  Diving further into the details, ContractIQ maintains a database of “devshops”. Devshops are small, yet highly efficient and independent entities or outlets that provide diverse range of mobile app services. In addition, they provide product development services and software development services. ContractIQ solicits potential requirements of buyers of services in the market and from the existing list of devshops, names of a few outlets or potential matches for the buyers are suggested. To earn the approval of a prospective client, devshops owners have to bid for the same. They are charged a reasonable fee for bidding. Most importantly, only three of them such vendors can bid for a particular project. If the bid is successful, both the client and vendor enter into an agreement and pay a reasonable amount to ContractIQ.


  1. MyEasyDocs:

MyEasyDocs is the brainchild of Avira and Thomas Tharakan. There is something intriguing about MyEasyDocs- It was incubated at IIT Madras Research Park. MyEasyDocs is a perfect blend of two online portals- and Interestingly, both the online portals cater the requirements of clients who seek online document verification. allows screening agencies and officials concerned to scrutinize and verify the credentials of an employee’s education. These verified and scrutinized documents can be stored in the portal –


  1. Bode Animation:

As the name eloquently suggests, Bode Animation is primarily into making 6 types of explainer videos- 2D animation, 3D animation, stop motion, handcraft motion, whiteboard, and blackboard. They design and develop content for videos. Subsequently, depending on the genre opted by a client, they may create an interactive video which is replete with humor or fantasy. Armed with latest data visualization tools and supreme expertise in developing infographic content, Bode Animation is hogging the limelight as a promising Chennai based startup.


  1. SkillAngels:

To redefine the concept of education and break the orthodox education system in India, Sarav Sundaramoorthy founded SkillAngels along with Parimala Vageesan and Kalpana Moorthy. SkillAngels is a one-off digital platform that focuses on fostering and nurturing the cognitive skills of children. ‘Emphasis on problem solving’ is its motto.


  1. Avaz App:

To aid kids suffering from cerebral palsy, communication disorders, and autism, Avaz App was designed. Kids can express their feelings by choosing the pictures or by availing the feature of an integrated keyboard. By using this application, parents of affected kids can track the kids’ progress and do the needful.


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