Hyderabad is the capital city of the newly formed state-Telangana. Owing to its rich legacy, it is popularly known to the world as ‘City of Pearls’ and ‘City of Nizams.’ According to the NASSCOM reports, Hyderabad is home to a mindboggling 575+ startups. Hyderabad has become a better place for entrepreneurs. No doubt, it has witnessed an exponential growth of startups in recent years.
Here is a list of startups from Hyderabad that are making big:
FlatPebble was started by Venkatesh Seshadri and Pranav Mehta in April, 2012. If you wish to hire photographers for wedding events and ceremonies, FlatPebble is your best bet. FlatPebble allows you to hire photographers for other occasions as well. FlatPebble is already present in as many as 80 Indian cities. In addition to its domestic presence, it enjoys its presence across as many as 5 countries. Here is an interesting business facet- FlatPebble has as many as 1000 packages that commensurate with the budget of customers.
Aditya Vuchi is the founder of Zippr. Zippr is an app that lets its users shorten their addresses into codes. These codes can be shared among other users in form of links. To leverage the features of this app, users have to add location tile on the app. These Zippr was launched in November 2013. It is worth mentioning the fact that in October, 2014, Zippr received as much as $982K in Seed funding from Indian Angel Network.
- Ducere Technologies:
Tom Ford, the celebrated American fashion designer and film director once said, “Shoes are always the most important thing for me because they are who you are. They change the way you walk, the way you move.” Ducere Technologies is based on this witty premise. This startup shot to fame after the trendsetter wearable technology product- Shoe. All a user has to do is to wear the smart shoes of Ducere Technologies. The masterminds behind this amazing wearable technology product are Anirudh Sharma and Krispian Lawrence.
- Shop Pirate:
Shop Pirate is the brain child of Kulpreet Kaur and Suresh Kumar. It was founded in July 2013. Within a year, Shop Pirate raised as much as $83.1K in seed round from Confidance Holding Pvt. Ltd. Deals and coupons are always on the cards to its customers. For every purchase that a customer makes, Shop Pirate gets some modest commission. Coupons from reputed brands such as Flipkart, Jabong, Yatra.com etc. are offered to its customers. Shop Pirate allows its customers to submit and upload coupons on the startup’s website.
Jayadeep Reddy and Ram Prabhu are the founders of this startup. In February 2014, EVaidya received $560K in seed round from Venkat Vallabhaneni, an angel investor. This startup offers both offline and online healthcare services. This startup has a 24×7 telemedicine service thereby allowing its customers to book appointments with doctors. In addition, patients can solicit advice from consultants. As per its website, EVaidya has over 40000 registered users and 500+ panel doctors.
As mentioned earlier, there are 575+ potential startups from Hyderabad that are making it big. Hyderabad has indeed a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem!