Top Indian Start-ups on the rise

Top Indian Start-ups on the rise

Every piece of modern technology was once a revolutionary start-up concept. Across industries, start-ups are regarded as the epicenter of creativity and innovation.

Delhi and Bengaluru are home to more than half of India’s start-ups. Almost 41 percent of the start-ups we identified in this post are situated in Bengaluru. Around 20% of the workforce is based in Mumbai, 15% in Gurgaon, 15% in New Delhi, and 9% in other locations like Gurugram, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Pune.

Top emerging Start-ups in India

Take a look at who you could know at each company if you think a start-up is an ideal fit for your next job.

E-LearningDefense & SpaceInternet
Consumer ElectronicsIT & ServicesReal Estate
Computer SoftwareLogistics & Supply ChainFinancial Services
SportsMarketing & AdvertisingHospital & Health Care


Unacademy is a Bangalore-based educational technology start-up in India. Over 50,000 instructors are registered with the company, which offers study materials for a number of professional and educational admission exams. Unacademy lessons are available in the form of Live Classes, which are both free and available on a subscription basis.

UpGrad is one of India’s leading online education organizations, focusing on higher education and specialization. Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, Digital Technology Management, Data-Driven Management, and Product Management are some of their main areas of interest.

Lido is an Indian educational technology (EdTech) firm established in Mumbai that specializes in providing online education. They focus on teaching Math, Science, English, and Coding to children in the K-12 age range.

FrontRow is an online learning and community platform mainly focused on creative arts, hobbies, and sports.

Defence & Space

Skyroot Aerospace, which was founded by engineers from ISRO’s rocket design center, is developing technology for safe and affordable access to space. Veterans from India’s space and defense programs are taking part in the journey.

Agnikul Cosmos Private Limited is a Chennai-based Indian aerospace manufacturer established at IIT Madras’ National Centre for Combustion R&D.


Udaan is a network-centric B2B commerce platform tailored to India’s small and medium businesses India’s traders, wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers, and brands are all gathered on one platform. Udaan is a network-centric B2B commerce platform tailored to India’s small and medium businesses India’s traders, wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers, and brands are all gathered on one platform.

Urban Company is a platform that connects users looking for certain services with competent and experienced workers.

Mohalla Tech Pvt Ltd, based in Bangalore, developed ShareChat, an Indian social media, and social networking tool. In 15 Indian languages, ShareChat has over 250 million monthly active users.

Meesho is a social e-commerce firm based in Bangalore, India. It allows small businesses and individuals to open online storefronts using social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram.

Groww is an online investment platform that allows users to buy mutual funds and equities. The company, based in Bangalore, Karnataka, has raised over $140 million and has a market capitalization of $1 billion as of April 2021.

Dunzo, headquarters at Bengaluru, is an Indian delivery service that operates in eight Indian cities: Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurugram, Pune, Chennai, Jaipur, Mumbai, and Hyderabad. In addition, the company provides a Bike Taxi service in Gurugram.

CRED is a free mobile app for paying credit card bills. It simplifies the bill payment process and rewards users for paying their credit card bills on time. It’s available for iOS and Android users to download.

Trell is an Indian lifestyle social commerce platform based in Bangalore, owned by Trell Experiences Pvt. Ltd. In the form of three-minute vertical videos, Indian communities use the mobile application to share their experiences with like-minded individuals.

Consumer Electronics

boAt Inc. is an Indian consumer electronics and personal care product manufacturer based in New Delhi. Earphones, headphones, stereos, smartwatches, electric shavers, portable chargers, and premium tough cables are all made by boAt.

IT & Services

Cogno AI is an AI-driven Omnichannel Cloud Communication-as-a-Service that provides a Delightful Customer Experience across all Digital Channels by combining Chatbots, Live Agent Chat, Cobrowsing, and Video Calling. is a customer service automation platform that enables you to provide great customer service across all channels. Improves customer engagement and happiness by allowing you to instantly respond to customers across channels via bot-to-human and human-to-human interactions.

Real Estate

NoBroker is a real estate search portal established in Bangalore that connects property owners and tenants, as well as buyers and sellers, directly. Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Delhi, Noida, and Greater Noida are among the 11 cities where it is now functioning. It has also extended its commercial operations.

Computer Software

Razorpay is an Indian financial technology company based in Bangalore. Payments solutions are provided by the organization, which enable businesses to accept, process, and distribute payments.

Logistics & Supply Chain

Ninjacart is an Indian fresh produce supply chain firm that is using technology to solve one of the world’s most difficult problems. They use in-house software to connect food producers directly with merchants, restaurants, and service providers, allowing them to manage end-to-end operations.

Financial Services

FamPay is the first payment app designed just for teenagers and their families in India. Minors can use FamPay to make UPI, P2P, and card payments without having to have a bank account. FamPay allows parents to send money to their children under the age of 18 who can spend it safely at any time, anywhere, under the supervision of their parents. FamPay strives to make payments simple and enjoyable for kids.

PayCardo offers everyday bus riders a cashless and contactless payment solution via an RFID-enabled prepaid smart card. The PayCardo commuter app is a one-stop-shop for all your travel needs.


Karbon Card is an Indian entrepreneur’s financial platform. Karbon Cards offers corporate credit cards to Indian private limited firms without requiring them to make any fixed deposits. Credit is available to the majority of good businesses: 10% of annual profits for profitable businesses and 1% of cash balance for VC-backed start-ups.

CashBook is a digital record-keeping program that allows you to quickly create entries, sort records, and see your overall balance. Small businesses in India can use CashBook to keep track of their income and expenses.

Farming is a global open-source digital platform that promotes sustainable agriculture. Through technology-driven solutions that cover every phase of the farming life cycle, the platform supports resilient farmers, making agriculture simple, profitable, and sustainable for future generations.

Plant me Agro, helps you to grow poison-free food through Hydroponics and organic products. PlantMe offers innovative and alternative solutions for traditional farming and they come up with soilless farming.


BluSmart Mobility is a transportation provider of electric shared smart mobility platforms. Blu Smart is a ride-sharing, car-sharing, and scooter-sharing platform that is all-electric, shared, and smart. BluSmart is an all-electric mobility platform that works with electric vehicle manufacturers to develop new models.


Mobile Premier League (MPL) is a skill-based eSports platform that offers cash prizes to players while they play games, with over 70 titles available on its iOS and Android apps.

Marketing & Advertising

Schbang is a Mumbai-based holistic digital solutions agency. They provide website design, branding, media planning and buying, video production, and marketing strategies, among other services.

Hospital & Health Care

Pristyn Care is a health-tech firm established in Gurgaon that specializes in minimally invasive medical and surgical procedures. There are 250 hospitals and 80 clinics in the organization’s network.


eShipz is a freight services company that provides a shipping automation software platform. E-commerce, software, and logistics are among the company’s specialties.

Pradeep Unnikrishnan

A certified Digital Marketing Expert with 14+ years of experience in identifying & providing actionable profit-based Digital Marketing & Web Analytics solutions to multi-channel online businesses.