Showing remarkable developments in their field, from IoT, Agrotech, Pharma to Smart Cities, Bioscience and Edtech, these startups are India’s most dynamic bets in 2020.
The Indian startup space is booming and is expected to continue into the new year, albeit with new explosive kids on the block. They are turning methane to meat, revolutionizing custom clothing, bringing biometrics to dairy farming, bringing personalization to education and fueling the electric vehicle era in India.
Heads Up! Startup India’s Most Dynamic Bets in 2020
- String Bio
- Skylark Drones
- Deepsight AI Labs
- Ather Energy
Heads Up! Here’s a glimpse of India’s most dynamic startup bets with the potential to go unicorn in the future.
STRING BIO (Bio-tech)
Founder(s) – Vinod Kumar and Ezhil Subbian
Bengaluru-based String Bio converts methane to meat for animals.
After carbon dioxide, methane is the second most problematic greenhouse gas emitted due to human activities. The patented process of String Bio may be crucial to a cleaner future.
String Bio is a team of innovators. They work at the cutting edge of biology, engineering and chemistry to deliver radical and sustainable solutions to real-world challenges.
Founder(s) – Kabeer Biswas, Ankur Agarwal, Dalvir Suri, and Mukund Jha
Enabling people busy in everyday life, Dunzo assists them with hyperdelivery for a wide variety of items.
The startup provides pick-up and drop service for every small need. The service is budget-friendly as compared to other ride-hailing and hyper-delivery apps.
Dunzo is the first Indian company to be funded by Google. Based out of Bengaluru, Dunzo also operates in major cities like Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune, Chennai, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
SKYLARK DRONES (Aerial Tech)
Founder(s) – Mughilan Thiru Ramasamy and Mrinal Pai
Drones are the future and Skylark creates drone solutions to change the world.
Skylark Drones creates solutions for enterprises to perform aerial surveys for mapping, monitoring & inspecting assets.
The Make in India firm also won the NASA Systems Award for developing the best Systems Engineering for developing UAVs in the year 2014.
Founder(s) – Bandhul Bansal and Litesh Gumber
Jalandhar-based QuadB ups the ante when it comes to the quality of custom-made apparel.
QuadB is the dynamic mini-factory which allows customers to choose from different fabric materials and completely customize their clothes.
The startup ventures into an unexplored industry in terms of tech-based productivity and filled a gaping void. Their clientele includes IITs, IIMs, JP Morgan, L’Oreal and Microsoft.
DeepSight Labs (AI-enabled safety)
Founder(s) – Satya Tadimeti and Rakesh Channaiah
DeepSight AI Labs works on AI-based solutions that bring intelligence to safety and security environments like CCTV systems.
They have developed the “SuperSecure Computer Vision Platform”, a smart video surveillance retrofit solution based on AI and deep learning tech.
Their tech and OEM partners include Nvidia, Dell EMC, and Intel. Deepshight Labs was the winner of Create@Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest.
Stellapps (Io-enabled Agri-Tech)
Founder(s) – Ranjith Mukundan, Ravishankar G. Shiroor, Praveen
An IoT startup, Stellapps operates in the dairy farming and rural tech space.
It has the prestigious Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on board as an investor. Stellapps was initially incubated at the rural technology business incubator in IIT Madras.
It monitors the quantity and quality of milk and storage facilities. Stellapps also creates wearable devices for tracking cattle health and provides a digitized infrastructure for housing cattle.
Founder(s) – Satish Kannan and Enbasekar Dinadayalane
DocsApp is an ISO Certified medical app that connects patients with specialist doctors.
Docsapp services are accessible day-and-night over a conversation or decision. Consultations happen across eighteen key disciplines.
Together with medicine, other expertise of the consultants also include speciality medicine, paediatrics, diabetes, orthopaedics, internal medicine, psychiatry, cardiology, oncology, and neurology.
Ather Energy (Electric Vehicles)
Founder(s) – Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain
Under the Make in India tag, Ather Energy manufactures electric scooters and facilitates the EV charging infrastructure.
There has been a lot of buzz surrounding Ather. It is one of India’s most promising and dynamic startups to look out for in 2020.
The company has also established electric vehicle charging infrastructures in major cities like Bengaluru and Chennai termed as Ather Grid. It also provide 3-pin sockets to supply AC power to other electric vehicles.
Founder(s) – Krishnan Viswanathan
Kissht offers personal loans to buy electronic gadgets, kitchen appliances and other items on the digital point of sale.
Mumbai-based financial technology platform offers its consumers the option to pay for their online orders in monthly instalments and also without a credit card.
With Kissht, customers can shop from 50+ online stores including Flipkart & Amazon, and 3000+ offline stores. The platform also helps customers get special offers to finance vehicles and holidays.
Founder(s) – Ritesh Singh and Akshat Goel
Eckovation addressing two major problems – the lack of quality teachers and the lack of personalisation in the education industry.
Delhi-based startup’s open-school communication and social learning platform connects teachers, parents, and students through mobile phones.
Eckovation enables collaboration in quality education for more than a million users, and 25,000 teachers across India.