Top Indian Startups 2021

Find the best startups from indian startup ecosystem 2021

Explore top promising startups from Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai..etc. After a slowdown witnessed in 2016–17, India’s start-up ecosystem is now witnessing massive funding. While 2018 has been a great year for startup investments in India. Post 2017, investment into start-ups have increased by over 100 percent, from USD 2.0 Bn in 2017 to USD 4.2 Bn in 2018..

India startup ecosystem is the 3rd largest in the world. The numbers looks like from approx. 3000 startups in 2014 to a projection of more than approx. 11000 by 2020. Look out for top trending india startups for year 2021.


  • Airmeet -Airmeet serves as an all-in-one virtual events platform for event organizers,  marketers, community builders, and enterprises. With a core focus on creating the interactive and immersive virtual events platform for knowledge professionals, Airmeet’s scalable platform supports a variety of event formats including fairs, expos, meetups, workshops,summits, town halls, and more, virtually.

  •  Apna Apna is a recruitment platform that gives opportunities for blue or grey collar jobs. The company works for those who require jobs and those who are looking for the best employees for their companies. It gives maximum opportunities through a single platform for the biggest job groups in India.

  • Ather EnergyAther Energy has built India’s first intelligent electric scooter. We manufacture two scooter models at present – 450 and 450X. We have also established an electric vehicle charging network called AtherGrid.The company is based in Bangalore and was founded in 2013 by Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain. Our manufacturing facility is set up in Whitefield. 

  • Avataa Me Avataar.Me is a 3D AI company that helps large enterprise customers create immersive and interactive shopping experiences for their end consumers. Avataar’s vision is to bridge the gap between offline-online experiences by replacing the current 2D visuals with life-size and hyper-realistic 3D XR/AR experiences.

  • Bijak – Bijak is a B2B marketplace for suppliers and buyers across India’s Agri value chain. Bijak aims to bridge the information asymmetry and lack of accountability in agricultural commodities trading. Since launch, Bijak has expanded across 22 states, 400 regions, and 80+ commodities.

  • Bijnis – Bijnis are revolutionizing unorganized manufacturing industries by digitizing factories. Bijnis goal is to make the factory smarter, faster, and cost-effective with the help of our technology, so that factory owners can scale and grow their business without any difficulty. Currently, in the Footwear category, Bijnis enables 1000+ Manufacturers to serve 100,000+ network of Retailers across 12000+ pinches pan India.

  • Brick&Bolt – Brick&Bolt’s tech-based construction platform makes this process seamless by connecting customers to a curated set of service providers, enabling transparent pricing, managing projects to ensure adherence to approved quality & timelines and also levying penalties on the service providers in case of any delay.

  • Cashfree – Cashfree is a payments and banking technology company that enables businesses in India to collect payments online and make payouts. Cashfree enables more than 50000 businesses with payment collections, vendor payouts, wage payouts, instant loan disbursements. Cashfree customers include leading internet companies such as Cred, BigBasket, Zomato,HDFC Ergo, Ixigo, Acko, Zoomcar, and Delhivery among others.

  • Chqbook – Chqbook.com is India’s first neobank for small business owners offering world-class financial services through its five pillars of banking, khata, lending, insurance, and rewards.

  • Cityflo – Cityflo is a daily commute company helping professionals in Mumbai and Thane travel to work. With spectacular Benz buses, a simple app and smart route design, we offer a comfortable and relaxing experience that lets you make the most of your commute time.

  • Classplus – Classplus is a mobile first SaaS platform that enables private coaching institutes to streamline their video distribution, payments, communication and online assessments through a single platform. Classplus was born out of an urge to redefine classroom engagement in this country. A tutor’s activities should be simplified, a kid’s learning curves should be personalised and a parent should be continually notified.

  • Clientjoy – Clientjoy is a complete client experience management platform to help agencies and freelancers manage their leads, customers, proposals, invoices, and payments all under one roof. Clientjoy offers Client Life-Cycle Management Software for Freelancers and Agencies. The software allows Freelancers and Agencies to manage their clients right from Leads to Proposals/Contracts to Project Management to Client Support to Invoicing and Revenue realization. Everything interaction with a client happens in one single place.

  • Codingal – Coding education platform for K-12 students. Coding helps improve logical thinking and problem-solving skills by 70% among kids at a young age, also enabling them to perform better in other subjects in school. Moreover, coding jobs are the future. They already constitute more than 60% of all jobs in science,technology, engineering, and math. While still in school, those who start young will be ahead of everyone by the time they get into college. They will be creators of the future. Learning to code at a young age will inspire more kids, including girls, to take up Computer Science as a major when entering college.

  • CoinDCX – CoinDCX is India’s largest and safest cryptocurrency exchange. We have the highest number of cryptos listed in India and give instant fiat to crypto conversions free of charge. We also give instant deposit and withdrawal facilities. We charge the lowest trading and crypto withdrawal fees. The wallet structure is versatile and provides the best fee structure in the industry.

  • CredoLab – CredoLab develops bank-grade digital scorecards for banks, lenders, pay later, e-commerce and ride-hailing players, and any other industry at the intersection of financial services. Built on over 22 million loan applicants across 70+ lending partners, our AI-based algorithm crunches millions of features from opt-in, anonymous smartphone and web behavioural metadata to find the most predictive behavioural patterns before converting them into credit scores. 

  • Decentro – one-stop platform where you can come, integrate with desired banking APIs and then go live within a few days. No need to run around for 5+ months to integrate with multiple banking partners for launching your products.

  • DeHaat – DeHaat is a technology-led platform to offer end to end agriculture services to Indian farmers with an aim to improve the efficiencies of the agriculture value chain.DeHaat connects small farmers to theirvarious needs – Seeds, fertilizers, equipment, crop advisory, and market linkage through a wide network of trained micro-entrepreneurs. Registered farmers get access to a wide range of agricultural inputs (Seed, Fertilizer and Crop protection) directly from competitive sources.

  • Donatekart – Donatekart is India’s most trusted and transparent online donation platform. They are India’s first 100% transparent online donation platform for charities, where people can directly donate products needed instead of cash. Their vision is to bring more transparency to online donations so that they provide an opportunity for every Indian & NRI to give back to the society confidently. They delivered more than 4Million products worth 8 crores from 55,000+ donors to 700+ NGOs across India. Join Donatekart in Delivering Happiness.

  • DoubtNut – Doubtnut operates as an e-learning platform that enables users to ask study questions in Physics, Chemistry, and Math.Doubtnut leverages technology to make education accessible for all. It offers an App in which students can ask study questions in Math by clicking the picture of the problem or concept. The application offers personalized live online solutions for all user’s math doubts. In its online doubt clearing platform, students get to learn fromteachers who have studied from top colleges and institutes across India. It also provides solutions for CBSE & ICSE board school students so that students can understand maths in a structured manner at the comfort of their home.

  • Drishti – Drishti is a provider of AI-powered video analytics technology that gives visibility and insights for manual assembly line improvement. Drishti provides AI-powered video analytics technology that gives visibility and insights for manual assembly line improvement, Its training function uses AI, video and best practices reinforcement to train new employees, cross-train existing employees and identify what it considers “brilliant outliers”: creative line associates who excel incertain roles or develop new ways to improve standardized work.

  • Ebutor – Ebutor is India’s leading FMCG distributor serving retail outlets all over India with over 100 distribution and fulfillment centers. We help all the leading brands in expanding their distribution network across India in an complementing manner while serving retail outlets with 99.99% fill rate and delivering 50% monthly ROI. Ebutor is driven by tech, data science and standard and is scaling rapidly with asset-free and working capital-free business model.

  • Eduvanz – Eduvanz is new, innovative finance company, which is completely revolutionizing the student loan market. With innovative loan products, faster service and transparent conversations, they’re all about helping their students get ahead and find success. Whether you are looking to do a new skill course, grab that next promotion, or just want to invest in the future, Eduvanz works with their partners to accomplish the goals they set and achieve financial independence.

  • Etrio – Etrio operates as an electric vehicle startup. E-Trio is an EV company with a vision to be the widest range of EVs. Etrio aims to be an affordable and accessible electric form of mobility for everyone.

  • Euler Motors – We are an automotive tech startup based out of New Delhi focused on commercial electric vehicles. Inspired by the work done by EV Companies across the globe esp. Tesla, we at Euler Motors committed ourselves to accelerate India’s transition to sustainable mobility. Euler aims to become the category leader for cargo transport by driving the Electric Vehicle Revolution in India. We are focused on first solving last-mile logistics for E-commerce & 3PL players. To kickstart mass-market adoption – Euler is offering the entire “mobility as a service” stack instead of serving just one stage of larger value-chain.

  • Flick Stree – Flickstree creates and aggregates short engaging videos. Publishers (websites and apps) embed Flickstree’s video player on their platform, to engage and monetize their traffic, without any investment on part of any Publisher. Videos include entertainment content, performance marketing content and user-generated content. These are all localized in multiple languages. OTT platforms and telecom companies license these videos too. Flickstree is backed by Samsung Ventures Investment, SOSV, LionRock Capital, Accretio Investment, Facebook FBStart program and the star cricketer Sourav Ganguly, amongst others.

  • Gully Network – Gully Network is India’s first network of small format omnichannel stores. We help offline retailers cope with the ever-dynamic purchase behavior of Indian consumers. Our tech-enabled platform takes care of the entire value chain (Sales, Margins, Automatic Inventory Replenishment, Finance, and Merchandising) for the retailers and generates additional income other than their primary business. We ensure an increase in net income of retailers with no day to day hassles. We offer the best of both worlds to their consumers; discounts and shopping experience of online platforms and the readiness of offline neighborhood stores.

  • GUVi – Guvi ,an IIT Madras-incubated company,is an online technical learning platform, which is making engineers employable by making difference in the way they are learning. Guvi offers technical video courses like Android, Python, Java, C, C++, MachineLearning, Big Data, MongoDB in vernacular languages which are created byworking professionals in native languages like Tamil, Telugu, Hindi,Kannada, Bengali etc.

  • Hevo – Hevo is an Automated Unified Data Platform that helps companies understand their users and customers better.

  • Hippo Video – A first in class, Video Customer Experience(CX) Platform that helps businesses engage with their audiences in an authentic way through personalized videos and hence accelerate conversions multifold. Hippo Video leverages AI and machine learning technologies to help businesses create, edit, personalize, and provide actionable analytics for videos. Hippo Video has hundreds of thousands active users globally and is backed by KAE Capital and Sequoia Surge.

  • IncNut Digital – IncNut Digital is a leading global women’s lifestyle brand focused on Beauty & Wellness, Parenting, Food, Weddings and Interior Décor. We address everyday issues of today’s new age women who are always on-the-go using media, commerce and technology. We provide original and useful content specifically designed by experienced bloggers and industry experts.

  • Infra.Market – Hella Infra Market develops an online procurement marketplace intended to serve the real estate and construction materials industry. Its centralized platform aggregates clients’ demands, matching them with its supply chain along with affordable credit options and efficient delivery tracking facility, providing clients with fair pricing and enhanced technology experience.

  • Interviewbit – InterviewBit an online platform that teaches students and young professionals the skills needed for technology jobs, mentors them to crack recruitment processes as well as provides referrals to the best opportunities in the software industry across the globe. Today, InterviewBit has more than a million registered software developers with over 300k monthly active users. Over 600 global aspirational companies work with InterviewBit for their hiring requirements such as Google, Uber, Amazon, Facebook, Flipkart, Myntra and Dunzo, among others.

  • InVideo – InVideo video creation platform that helps to make professional videos from premium templates, images, and music. The platform also helps publishers, media companies, and brands to expand audience engagement through the power of video content. It allows users to create videos from scratch, convert existing pieces of static content into videos, and even add automated voiceovers in native languages.

  • Jiffy.ai – Jiffy.ai is a software company that offers AI-powered intelligent and integrated platform for the modern-day digital enterprise. It helps businesses automate tasks through intelligent robots that can detect and adapt automated scenarios based on change. This allows organizations to utilize their staff more productively, without having to worry about tasks that are critical yet add no value to the system. Right from processing unstructured data that is captured in different formats, to making cognitive decisions and using NLP and ML-based algorithms, JiffyRPA has helped customers achieve close to 90+% of automation. This is significant as most of the traditional RPA solutions are rule-based and only achieve lower automation levels for complex processes.

  • Khatabook  – Khatabook is India’s fastest growing SaaS company that enables micro, small and medium businesses to increase efficiency and reduce costs through safe and secure business and financial solutions. The industry has noticed its contribution to changing India’s business landscape, and the company was conferred the “Best Innovative Mobile App” 2020 award at the India Digital Awards in February 2020. Founded in 2018, Khatabook today is available in 11+ languages and has more than 20+ Million registered users.

  • Kirana King – Our Vision is “To Create India’s Largest Off-line Marketplace & Dynamic Alternate Commerce Platform for Grocery Retail”. Mission “Empowering the Traditional Kirana Stores to be a part of next level of retail revolution in India by delivering delightful experience, through quality products, competitive price and convenience with ease of technology to consumer.”

  • Kristal AI – Kristal.AI provide investors a personalized strategy, portfolio optimisation, and global investments at the best market value. Kristal.AI offers investment strategies to clients from over 22 countries across the globe. The core management team comes with a cumulative experience of over 120+ years across notable financial institutions like J.P. Morgan Chase, Natixis, Bank Austria, and many more. The firm helps investors manage and invest their wealth across a range of bonds, equities, hedge funds, alternative investments, tailor-made products, private equity and more, with the help of dedicated and tech-enabled Relationship Managers / Investment Advisors.

  • Mamaearth – Mamaearth is an online retailer specializing in baby and toddler products. A brand which develops products from world class research and attempts to solve every little problem that we as parents face. Started by a couple Varun and Ghazal Alagh in 2016, all products under the brand go through multiple testing processes including clinical dermatology testing in Europe to make sure they are high quality, global standard products. Apart from being safe as certified by external agency MadeSafe these products are also enriched with goodness of natural ingredients like Calendula Extract, Shea butter, Jojoba Oil to name a few. Mamaearth plans to provide safe natural solution to problems ranging from morning sickness to baby colic in future.

  • Mihup – Founded in June 2016 and headquartered in Kolkata, Mihup is building a Voice AI platform for enterprises such as customer contact centers, Automotive & TV OEMs. we currently have some of the best minds of the industry working with us! We already work with the top enterprises in India. Our platform provides capability to build offline VPA for cars and contact center call analysis on a spectrum of criteria and generates suggestions and guidance for the agents and business. We are backed by Accel Partners and Ideaspring Capital.

  • Mitron – MitronTV is a free Short Video and Social Platform. It is designed for people to showcase their innovative videos inline with our theme of light humor.

  • Ola Electric – Ola Electric Mobility engages in the leasing of electric cars. It is working with vehicle and battery manufacturers, cities, driver-partners, and the mobility ecosystem to make electric mobility convenient, dependable, and affordable.

  • PagarBook – PagarBook Aims To Build A Human Capital Platform For Indian SMEs.we are committed to solving the most challenging problems faced by the SME sector. We realized there is no promising solution to manage more than 100 million SME workforce in India. We are striving hard to make the life of SME owners and employees better every day.

  • Pando – Pando provides an open-market, freight management platform which digitizes logistics operations. Its vision is to ease and enable commerce, through digital deliveries. Pando aims to increase efficiencies in the delivery ecosystem of traditional enterprises, through the introduction of advanced connectivity of and data sharing between devices,information systems, services, and stakeholders by building a network of digital delivery stakeholders on a single platform interface which users, and companies to digitize information, transactions, communication, and documentation across the board.

  • Pee Safe – Pee Safe was started in 2013, launching the first of its kind toilet seat sanitizer. Since 2017, the company has expanded into several personal hygiene categories including feminine hygiene (pads, tampons, cups, etc), men’s intimate hygiene, hand hygiene (Palm Safe), face mask and mist (Pollution Safe), while being one of the leaders in a fewsub-categories.

  • Pitstop – Pitstop offers general repair and maintenance services for cars through its doorstep service vehicles. It features an online platform delivering a one-stop solution for all car care needs and provides quality, economical, and convenient car service. Pitstop was founded in 2015 and headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

  • Pocket FM – Pocket FM is India’s best audiobook app that brings you over 10K+ popular audiobooks in other languages beautifully translated into high-quality audiobooks by expert speakers. Download the app and listen to audiobooks over different categories like biography, romance & love, self-help, motivational books, business & investment,spirituality, health, mystery, podcast & a lot more! With the Pocket FM app you can now listen to the best seller books.

  • Quintype – Quintype enables digital publishers to liberate their content from the shackles of legacy contentmanagement systems and have access to the technology that was previously available only to the largest media organizations. With Quintype, publishers can focus on their core competency of producing quality content – & leave all the technology heavy lifting to Quintype’s suite of products. Quintype’s state of the art SaaS products are Bold, Ahead, Accesstype and Metype.

  • Salesken.ai – Salesken.ai gives you insights and intelligence for every customer interactions.See how your sales team communicates with customers on calls, presentations, and webinars and get insights into what they are doing right, and where they need help.

  • Shipsy – Shipsy is a comprehensive software suite that helps logistics and supply chain companies increase operational efficiency and service levels using actionable insights. The platform capitalizes on your company’s existing data and provides you with critical business insights for your organization, empowering you to make better business decisions.Shipsy enables real time data processing and provides you with live alerts using scalable machine learning models.

  • Slurrp Farm – Slurrp Farm story begins when both of us (Meghana Narayan and Shauravi Malik) first started to look for high quality and healthy food options for their own children. Upon intensive research, they found a similar sentiment being shared by parents of other young children too. Realising the huge gap of available options that passed their own scrutiny, they decided to embark on a journey to provide healthy, tasty and natural food for children.

  • Spoonshot – Spoonshot is a developer of a personal discovery platform used to replicate human cognition in the food domain. It delivers food and beverage innovation intelligence by leveraging AI and food science. The company’s insights reveal the future of food through a deep understanding of emerging and evolving consumer and market needs, enablingSpoonshot to accurately predict trends and uncover innovation opportunities.

  • Tessol – Tessol is a energy efficient and fuel saving refrigeration technologies for cold chain storage and logistics company.

  • Vernacular.ai – Vernacular.ai is an AI-first SaaS business driven with the mission to end bad call center experiences. We help enterprises in enhancing customer experience through intelligent voice conversations by automating call center queries. VIVA (Vernacular Intelligent Voice Assistant) is our Voice AI-powered call center automation platform that helpsenterprises streamline contact center operations and enhance customer experience & engagement. Empowered by our speech recognition engine and natural language understanding technology, you can now hold human-like conversations every time and Increase your self-service effectiveness.

  • Whatfix – Whatfix is a digital adoption platform that helps enterprises and businesses simplify their training and support efforts with easily accessible contextual information. Its platform is built with real-time interactive guidance technology at its core which helps users achieve optimal performanceby providing just-in-time guidance that enables them to perform tasks quickly and efficiently.

  • WinZO -WinZO is an e-sports gaming platform designed for data science, gaming, and social. The platform offers nearly 70+ games including carrom, cricket, bubble shooter, fruit samurai, knife up, memory mania, fantasy league, and trivia-based questions. 

  • Yellow Class  – Yellow Class is an online hobby platform for young kids.

  • Zerodha – Zerodha is an Indian financial services company that offers offers retail and institutional broking, distribution, and trading services. The company also develops tools for market data research and analysis.

  • ZIGRAM – ZIGRAM is a Data Asset focused organization. Our aim is to leverage proprietary technologies, methodologies, frameworks, algorithms, and processes for the purposes of creating best-in-class data assets across use-cases. The team at ZIGRAM is made up of specialists in data assets, engineering, data science, operations, research, consulting, ETL andfunctional subject matter experts.

Last Updated – 14-01-2021