5 Top Indian Startups That Have Gained Global Attention

Top Indian Startups

The startup fever is all around and India too is caught up in the startup fever. With increasing digitization and higher accessibility to the internet, India has been producing some top notch startups. Many of these top Indian startups have brought with them unique and outstanding business ideas that have made the lives of their users simpler.


The growing use of smartphones has pushed these startups to be available to the target audience in the mobile devices as well. Thus most of these top Indian startups has also come up with their very own applications making it accessible to the audience while on the go.

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The range of startups and the varied range of products that they are offering have amazed the entire world. From dresses to education and cabs to groceries, these startups are serving it all to their customers and that too at their doorstep. Each product is delivered to the users at their doorstep, providing them with ample time to work on other more important things.

According to studies made by yourstory.com, the first quarter of 2015 witnessed a fund raising of nearly $450million. This has been growing each year and at a rate of nearly 300%. The growth rate is evidence enough that the startup market in India as a whole is witnessing a mega change as the audience is accepting this new trend. Consumer web products and payment portals are among the top Indian startups followed by ecommerce.

However, there has been a constant rise in the different forms of startups that are providing unique services to their customers. These startups have gained quite a momentum with the audience showing more interest and investors providing funds to them.

Here is a list of six top Indian startups that have become globally famous with their unique business ideas.

1. LimeRoad

Fashion is a global phenomenon. And bringing this awesome fashion to your hands is LimeRoad. One of the top Indian startups, it is just three years into the online business and has already marked a name for itself with its amazing collection of clothesline. The site is available in both web and mobile. Its application also allows users to create a scrapbook of their own, experimenting with different looks.

Founded by Suchi Mukherjee, Ankush Mehra and Prashant Malik, the startup has received fundings from Tiger Global, Matrix Partner etc.

2. Instamojo

Instamojo is a startup that has come up with a secure payment gateway for online shoppers and merchants. Collecting and receiving payment has been simplified, thanks to the new technology that Instamojo has introduced. Payments can be now made through a simple email or SMS. Customers can also use social media channels and even blogs and website to collect and make payments.

5 Top Indian Startups

With the trend of online payment making it big in the online market, Instamojo has witnessed a growth at 22 times than its initial phase. It expects to see a similar growth in the coming years as well.

This cool India startup has received global attention and funding from popular invertors. It has also been a participant in the 500Startup accelerator program of the Silicon Valley.

3. Culture Machine Media

Digital media is the widest used platform for all kinds of communication. The Culture Machine Media is a startup that deals with digital video content. Digital videos are currently a favourite among the youths. They are the highest users of the gadgets and digital media platforms. Keeping their taste and preference in view, the startup has created a platform to produce digital video contents.

Based in Bangalore, this is one of the top Indian startups. It is just two years old and has been receiving funds from popular venture capitalist and angel investors.

4. Zoomcar

Chauffeur driven cars are no longer the in-thing. Zoomcar, one of the top Indian startups, provides rental car services with self driven cars for hire. The startup allows its members to hire cars on an hourly or daily basis. The app allows users to book cars and make payments through the personal application of the startup itself.

The startup that launched in 2013 with just 7 cars, now has a fleet of over 500 cars providing services to three major cities in India. This startup has received over $1 million in funding from investors throughout the globe including EmpireAngels, Fundersclub etc.

5. HolidayIQ

Holidays have always been a favourite of everybody. And now HolidayIQ makes it even more simpler with its online travel community. Buy tickets, book hotels or plan your entire holiday itinerary right through the app. Users are also furnished with reviews on various places and hotels to get a better idea while booking.

Listing itself under the top Indian startups, it also runs its own blog that provides its readers awesome destinations to choose from within India as well as abroad. HolidayIQ has been receiving funding from all quarters. It has recently received a funding of over $15 millionfrom MakeMyTrip.

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