03 Jul 5 Indian Mobile App Startups You Need to Know About
India is the fastest growing tech hub in the world and also the youngest startups nation. More than 72 % of start founders are younger than 35. Learning from fails, Indian youth delivering excellent product over the time.
As per India’s economic time’s reports, between 2014 and 2015, Indian startups raised $12.7 billion and now its 2017 with Ola and Flipkart like giants leading the market of growth in India.
Here is our pick of the most promising mobile app startups from India that are turning big.
Led by: Co-founder and CEO Aarkrit Vaish
Haptik is the mobile app personal assistant that allows the user to complete tasks and set reminders for travel or wake-up, the user can book travel tickets, order the food and shopping online using a chatbot.
We are now familiar with this kind of chatbots as one we use in facebook messenger chatbot, haptik provide similar kind of service. The app now has over a million download and partnered with Samsung, Flipkart, Cleartrip for travel bookings and more.
you can get respond by real human operators and ask for your next reminder or movie tickets booked.
In 2016, haptik raised $11.2 million in a Series B investment from Times Internet. the app now working on increasing app’s artificial intelligence capabilities.
Led by: Co-founder and CEO Arjun Zacharia
Location: Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai
Wooplr is the fashion app that is transforming the way Indian women shop for fashion. Wooplr secured an undisclosed amount of funding in 2016, including the co-founders of InMobi, to add to last year’s $5 million Series A raises. the app booming with 2 million downloads in India and expanding its wings in the fashion industry.
Led by: Dalvir Suri, Kabeer Biswas, Ankur Aggarwal, and Mukund Jha
Dunzo is another app working on artificial intelligence, a personal task management app combining the AI with human operators to get tasks done.
With the increase of global interest in mobile concierge and chat-based commerce, dunzo handles 10000 transactions per month. in 2016, Dunzo raised $650000 in series A funding from Blume Ventures, angel investors, and Espada virtues. dunzo investing in tech to bring more automation.
Led by: Jyotsna Pattabiraman
Gro Fit is the health-based mobile app startups that offer chat-based coaching to help Indians improve their physical and mental health. Grow Fit startup is by entrepreneurship platform GrowthStory and recently bought nutritional beverages startup Drink King. Grow-fit, the Bangalore-based startup says the deal will help expand its services that include customized diet plans and healthy meal replacements. Grow-fit has 300 million app downloads.
Led by: Manish Chopra
Little is a local app for discovering the deals around restaurants, films, hotels, salons, and spas. Little whooping with more than 15000 merchants enrolled and offers deals in 11 cities across India.
This startup raised $50 million in venture funding by Paytm. Along with that little also secured an undisclosed amount of funding from Sovereign wealth fund GIC this year and launched augmented reality feature that allows users to discover hyper-local deals by penning their phone in their location.
Young entrepreneurs benefit greatly from incubators. This year, to take advantage of India’s entrepreneurial community, Apple announced its new app accelerator in Bangalore. With the mobile app development and the number of Indian mobile app startups initiatives launched in the past months is sure to boost its ecosystem.