Bangalore is one of the major centers in India for technology development. It is also referred to as “Silicon Valley of India” and “IT capital of India”. It has become the startup hub in recent times and it’s still growing large day by day. We at Startup Unfold brings you a list of top 10 successful startups emerged from Bangalore

Top 10 Successful Startups in Bangalore

Flipkart

Flipkart

Company Name: Flipkart

Founded Year:2007

Founders: Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal 

Sector: E-Commerce

Company Description: Flipkart is one of the most successful E-commerce companies from Bangalore and its name is known to almost every corner of the country now. It was initially started with online selling of books and in later years, it added many other products. In 2018, the US retail company Walmart acquired 82% of the stake in Flipkart. Further, it also acquired companies like Myntra, Jabong.com, PhonePe, Ekart. It also maintains several house brands such as Citron, Digiflip, etc. It mainly competes with the Amazon Indian subsidiary.


 

Big Basket

Big Basket
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Company Name: Big Basket

Founded Year:2011 

Founders: Hari MenonAbhinay ChoudhariVS SudhakarVipul ParekhVS Ramesh

Sector: E-Commerce

Company Description: Big Basket is one of the largest online retail food and grocery platforms in India. It has recently got $150million funding from Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund, owned by Alibaba group. It has almost 18000 products and more than 1000 various brands which are available for sale in almost all the major cities in the country now. Bloomskart Retail private limited, MORE is the subsidiaries companies of Bigbasket. As per the recent reports, this company is valued at more than $1 billion. In 2019, It also launched its new business which includes vending machines and milk subscriptions which are ready to scale up in the near future.


 

Swiggy

Swiggy

Company Name: Swiggy

Founded Year:2014 

Founders: Nandan Reddy and Sriharsha Majety

Sector: E-Commerce

Company Description: Swiggy is one of the fastest-growing food ordering company based from Koramangala, Bangalore start-up hub. One of the best parts of the Swiggy business is that they started with no minimum order quantity. Further, the company got funding from 2 companies (Accel Partners and SAIF Partners) worth $2Million within 8 months from its establishment. As per the recent data, it’s growing at a rate of 15% quarter on quarter and it’s worth would be $30billions in 2020. The market share of Swiggy is around 35% among all the food ordering companies in India. The major competitors for Swiggy are Zomato and Food Panda.


 

Zivame

Zivame

Company Name: Zivame

Founded Year:2011

Founders: Richa Kar

Sector: E-Commerce 

Company Description: Zivame is an online lingerie store with various styles designed for Indians. It has more than 5000 styles, 50brands, and 100 sizes at the most affordable prices. It’s spread across all over the country with more than 5 million visitors online and still growing. Further, the company also raised its first funding of $3million followed by $6million and $40 million in 2015. The company claims that its growth is more than 300% yearly. The major competitors of Zivame are Pretty Secrets, Clovia.


 

Practo

Practo

Company Name: Practo

Founded Year: 2007

Founders: Shashank ND and Abhinav Lal

Sector:  Health 

Company Description: Practo is the fastest growing online software platform that connects both the patients and health care experts. It serves in more than 50 cities across various countries. With the Practo app, the patient can easily book the appointment with the doctor and can store the health records for future reference without any need for manual entry. The company got funding of more than $200million from various investors such as Tencent, Thrive Capital, Runnet, Matrix Partners, Recruit, Sequoia Capital, Yuri Milner, Altimeter, Sofina, and CapitalG. The major competitors of Practo are Lybrate, 1mg, HelpingDoc.


 

Zerodha

Zerodha

Company Name: Zerodha

Founded Year: 2010

Founders: Nithin Kamath, Nikhil Kamath, and Kailash Kamath 

Sector:  Finance 

Company Description: Zerodha is the largest finance company which various services such as retail and institutional broking, currencies and commodities trading, mutual funds, and bonds. The company claims that it has debuted “discounting broking” model in India. Its products include kite, Console, Coin, Varsity, and Zerodha Commodities private limited is its subsidiary company. The aim of the founders is to bring 5 to 10 million new investors to the Indian Market. The major competitors of Zerodha are Upstox, SAS Online, IIFL, Angel Broking


 

Zoom Car 

Zoom Car 

Company Name: Zoom Car 

Founded Year:2013

Founders: Greg Moran, David Back

Sector: Car Rental 

Company Description: Zoom Car is a self-drive car rental company headquartered in Bangalore. It operates with more than 9000 cars in 45 cities in India. The major investors of zoom cars are Mahindra&Mahindra, Sequoia Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, Funders Club, and Former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai. Zoom Car faces competition from various companies such as Revv, Drivezy, MylesCars (backed by Carzonrent), Ola Drive-by (Ola Cabs), and other similar car rental companies.


 

Ola

Ola

Company Name: Ola

Founded Year: 2010

Founders: Bhavish Agarwal, Ankit Bhati

Sector:  Transportation

Company Description: Ola is a Bangalore based company developed by ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd which provides peer to peer ride-sharing services and food delivery. By end of October 2019, the company was valued at about $10billion. The venture capitalist “Soft Bank” has the largest stake in the company. In 2017, the Ola acquired food technology company “FoodPanda” and made its second acquisition in 2018 with Ridlr. Further, it has also funded a scooter rent startup, Vogo with about $100million.The major competitors of Ola include Uber, Grab, MERU cabs, Easy cabs.


 

Money Tap

Money Tap

Company Name: Money Tap

Founded Year: 2015

Founders: Anuj Kacker, Bala Parthasarathy, Kunal Varma 

Sector: Finance 

Company Description: Money Tap is India’s first App-based credit line which provides instant personal loans and credit cards to its customers. Based out of Bangalore It provides personal loans as low as Rs 3000 to a maximum of Rs 5,00,000 or depending upon eligibility with zero paper technology and instant approvals. The company mainly focuses on millions of middle-class people (Salaried and Self-employed professionals) in India. In 2020, Money Tap has secured Rs 500 crore from Aquiline Technology Growth, RTG Global, and Sequoia India. The major competitors of Money Tap include India Lends and Capital Float.


 

Licious

Licious Bangalore Startup

Company Name: Licious 

Founded Year:2015

Founders: Abhay Hanjura, Vivek Gupta 

Sector:  E-Commerce

Company Description: Licious is a Bangalore based start-up that provides online delivery of fresh Meat at the doorstep of the customers. It operates in major cities in India including Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, and Chandigarh. It operates on Farm to Fork Model. The company got funding from Singapore based Vertex Growth fund worth $30million in December 2019. The company works on the farm to fork model which means owning an entire back supply chain and the cold chain. The top 5 competitors include FreshToHome, EasyMeat, Zappfresh, Meatwale, and Meat Wale.

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