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Coolest Start-ups in India 2015

Coolest Start-ups in India 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Modi Govt makes path to fulfil start-up dream easier

Jul 14, 2016

The Modi government has come up with more sops to encourage startups. Concerned over the fact that only a few aspiring entrepreneurs have got the government certification for starting new businesses, the Centre has relaxed the norms to avail "holding hand" benefits.

Ten cool, cool companies that you should know about

Jun 02, 2015

Taslima Khan decodes some of the winners of this year's BT Coolest Start-ups survey, and explains the methodology that went into identifying them.

Our students are largely professionals who are looking to reskill themselves: Edureka

Jun 02, 2015

Edureka is ranked No. 2 in the less-than-five-year-old start-ups category. Lovleen Bhatia, Co-Founder and CEO and Kapil Tyagi, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, speak to Business Today on the company's business model and the growth it is seeing and expecting.

JunoTele bills mobile users for third-party content even if offline: Founders

Jun 02, 2015

JunoTele is ranked No. 4 in the less-than-five-year-old start-ups category. B. Sekhar Rao, Founder & CEO, and  Jana Balasubramaniam, Co-founder and Director, JunoTele, speak to Business Today on what differentiates the company's business model.

'Linkstreet provides an end-to-end platform for all forms of online learning and collaboration'

Jun 02, 2015

Linkstreet is ranked No. 5 in the less-than-five-year-old start-ups category. Arun Muthukumar, CEO & Director and Vikram Ramakrishnan, Co-founder & Director of Linkstreet, speak to Business Today on the company's business model and its top customers.

'HackerEarth brings a meritocratic platform where your pedigree does not matter'

Jun 02, 2015

HackerEarth is ranked No. 4 in the less-than-three-year-old start-ups category. Sachin Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO and  Vivek Prakash, Co-founder speak to Business Today on how the hackathon model works for both hiring companies and candidates, and their plans for the company going ahead.

Haygot Education expects one million users by the end of this year

Jun 02, 2015

Haygot Education, known as Toppr.com, ranked No. 3 in the less-than-three-year-old start-ups category. Zishaan Hayath, Co-founder & CEO of the company, speaks to Business Today on how the company came about and what it plans to do going ahead.

'Framebench has built quite a reputation in the global mkt in past 3 yrs'

Jun 02, 2015

Framebench is ranked No. 2 in the less-than-three-year-old start-ups category. Rohit Agarwal, the company's CEO & Founder speaks to Business Today on what makes Framebench's technology unique, and how it is addressing a global audience.

'The challenges it takes to digitise in rural areas are pretty unique'

Jun 02, 2015

LimeRoad has earned the top slot in the less-than-three-year-old start-ups category. Suchi Mukherjee, Founder & CEO, LimeRoad.Com & Ankush Mehra, Co-founder & VP Supply Chain Operations, LimeRoad.Com speak to Business Today on the difficulties in handling small vendors and how it is building its team.


The ecommerce revolution in India has barely begun: ShopClues

Jun 02, 2015

ShopClues is the top start-up in the less-than-five-year-old category. Sanjay Sethi, CEO & Co-Founder and Radhika Ghai Aggarwal, Co-Founder & CMO, ShopClues, speak to Business Today on why they see 10-15 years of high growth in the ecommerce segment.

'MySmartPrice is present across almost all product categories that are sold online'

Jun 02, 2015

MySmartPrice is ranked No. 2 in the less-than-five-year-old start-ups category. Sitakanta Ray, Co-Founder & Director of the company speaks to Business Today on why he thought of building a price comparison website, and how it differentiates itself from the myriad other price comparison sites.

'Culture Machine Media believes there is an opportunity to create the next-generation media company'

Jun 02, 2015

Culture Machine Media is ranked No. 4 in the less-than-three-year-old start-ups category. Sameer Pitalwalla, CEO & Co-Founder, and Venkat Prasad, COO/CTO & Co-Founder, speak to Business Today on the premise of building their company and its revenue model.

(From left) JunoTele Solutions founders Jana Balasubramaniam, Krishna Tammireddy and Sekhar Rao (Photo: Nilotpal Baruah)

Junotele is making micro payments easier

Jun 08, 2015

Juno hopes to operate in a market size of $50 billion. In carrier billing, its main competitors are Fortumo, Bango and Boku. It says it has no competition in duration billing as this area cannot be addressed by other technologies.

(From left) LimeRoad founders Ankush Mehra, Suchi Mukherjee and Prashant Malik (Photo: Shekhar Ghosh)

LimeRoad is a strong candidate for long haul

Jun 08, 2015

LimeRoad works on a simple premise. It allows you to create your own look - on a virtual scrapbook - using products from 1,500 small vendors on its site.

Haygot Education founders Zishaan Hayath (left) and Hemanth Goteti. (Photo: Rachit Goswami)

Toppr.Com eyes 5 million user base by 2017

Jun 05, 2015

Toppr.com turns a phone into a study aide by helping students prepare for tests through its website and app. Users can access some chapters without paying anything. For the rest, they have to pay Rs 4,000 per year. The company says it has 15,000 paid users.

MySmartPrice founders Sulakshan Kumar (left) and Sitakanta Ray (Photo: A. PRABHAKAR RAO)

MySmartPrice helps you compare 100 categories

Jun 05, 2015

What MySmartPrice does is help the user solve two problems - what to buy and where to buy. The focus is not just on providing the best price but also sharing information on best deals.

(Photo: Vivan Mehra)

Young start-ups are going global from day 1 now

Jun 03, 2015

The game has changed for the generation Y entrepreneur. He now thinks of a global product rather than making one only for India.