Bangalore is the third most populous city in India. Known for its pleasant environment and cool breeze throughout the year, Bangalore, the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka has a population of 8.42 million. Headquarters of many reputed companies such as Infosys, Wipro, ISRO etc. are located in Bangalore. Bangalore is the hub of India’s IT companies and hence, it is rightly called “Silicon Valley of India”
Here is a list of startups in Bangalore that are making it big:
This Bangalore based startup provides real-time actionable insights by collecting, curating and analyzing data from multiple sources at very large scale, across geographies. All the actionable insights help retailers and corporates improve their respective margins and sales. Data Weave provides a thorough analysis of everything that is significant and substantial and helps them in taking better informed decisions. Karthik Bettadapura and Vikranth Ramanolla are the co-founders of this startup.
Swiggy is a Bangalore based startup started by Sriharsha Majety, a BITS Pilani and IIM-C alumnus. Swiggy operates in 11 neighborhoods in Bangalore and Swiggy lets its customers order food from restaurants via its website. It has already tied up with as many as 300 restaurants and delivers more than 1000 orders daily. Recently, it has raised $2 million funding.
ZipDial is a mobile marketing and analytics company acquired by Twitter in 2015. ZipDial’s consumer intelligence platform provides various services as on-pack activations, friend referral programs, couponing etc. Some of its clients include the reputed companies such as P&G, Disney, Colgate etc. Amiya Pathak, an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM C is the Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for building the first version of the ZipDial platform.
Must See India
Must See India was started in 2008 by Vikas Rana, an alumnus of IIT Delhi and his batch mate Sanjay Goel. This startup was started with a simple goal of becoming the one stop travel guide for all tourists visiting India. Must See India raised a seed funding of 1.5 crores and since then, this startup has been trying to scale its resources. It has a team of 45 passionate people and superior quality has always been the trademark of this venture.
Venturesity is a challenge and a peer learning platform that helps companies discover relevant talent and hire the best people. Companies registered on Venturesity post challenges on the platform and job seekers should come-up with solutions. In the year 2015, Venturesity had raised $250K. By the way, Venturesity is the brainchild of Prashant Koirala, Rajesh Rai and Subhendu Panigrahi.