Mobile technology and online networks allow businesses to reach out to a global market place, but entrepreneurial startups are still traditionally thought of as a primarily western phenomenon. However, a number of market studies and reports have shown that in recent years India has become the center of a “startup boom“. High end IT products and mobile technology are the main focus of business ventures, with places like Mumbai and Bangalore seeing the majority of interest.
The following are 10 of the newest and most exciting startups in India.
The Top 10 New Indian Startups
Startups in India are beginning to expand beyond the internet and towards cloud based technology. Vaultize is just one of the many cloud based software startups that have recently emerged in the country, and its focus is on data protection. While the key concept of Vaultize, a cloud data backup system, is not revolutionary, the product does have several innovative extra features. These include a private cloud option, disaster storage protection, and customizable data access options.
Twitter users often follow a large number of people when they first join the site but quickly become frustrated at the hundreds of “not so exciting” tweets they are bombarded with. Justunfollow is software that enables twitter users to quickly and easily organize their twitter account and prevent any unwanted updates.
JustUnfollow is useful for both personal users who want to clear out their account and business owners who need to manage several accounts at the same time.
Saverr, originally named CashItBack, is part of the brand Loyalty Commerce Pvt Ltd. It is a loyalty incentivizing portal that gives visitors rewards for making transactions with certain websites. Saverr is already partners with hundreds of online gaming sites and ecommerce stores, and it links their users with incentives like coupons and cash back deals.
This startup from India has proven to be successful and growing very quickly in it’s field.
Mswipe was launched by Matrix Partners India. It allows ecommerce stores to accept credit card payments via smartphones. Deployed in late 2012, the product has become an early market leader, and is now primarily responsible for most of India’s current cost effective mobile sales infrastructure. The Mswipe system covers over 200 towns and cities all across the country.
Harness is a cloud based learning startup from India. ‘Touch on cloud’, the company’s main product, is an operating system that is ideally suited to a learning environment. It hands back control of the classroom to the teacher by engaging students with creative content, interconnect collaboration, and automatic evaluations. It also quickly produces useful reports on activity and results for the teacher.
Harness works across all major platforms and even allows students to make good use of their own devices.
Diabeto is one of the most innovative healthcare technology startups in india that develops health improving technology which is interconnected with web and mobile applications. Their flagship product is a diabetes monitoring app which allows suffers to keep track of their blood glucose results easily.
The device is plugged into the patient’s glucometer (compatible with all leading brands) and transmits readings to a user friendly app or web account. It makes managing and monitoring the condition a much simpler process.
MyTopTeacher is a fun and interactive teacher rating website, and it is interlinked with key social networks like Facebook and Twitter. It allows children, students, and parents to rate classroom teachers, college professors, or even private tutors.
It is useful for anyone who wants to research a certain school or teacher, anyone who wants to give feedback to their tutor, or any teacher who wants to know what their students think.
Plustxt is a company set up by Pratyush Prasanna who originally worked at both Microsoft and Xerox before transferring his skills to his own mobile messaging startup.
The service already works on Android and iPhone and is soon being launched on Windows, Java, and Blackberry. The app gives the user complete control over every aspect of their phone, allowing them to password protect specific conversations and numbers, block certain contacts, and keep online pictures private.
DataWeave, developed by a company based in Bangalore, is software which enables businesses of all shapes and sizes to collect, monitor, and process useful data from the web. It is used by companies primarily as a way to intelligently monitor prices or open government data.
10) Amagi Media Labs
This media startup based in Bangalore, India has developed a process of targeting TV ads to specific geographic locations. Amagi allows TV networks to shows viewers different ads depending on their area, even if they are watching a non-regional TV channel.
Though Television advertising is generally considered a traditional advertising platform, targeting adverts on TV is a relatively unexplored area that has meant big business for the company in just a short time frame.
Article By Joel Brown | Addicted2Success.com