5 Gurgaon startups that you need to know about

India is in the middle of a start-up thunder. Supported by a range of government schemes, new companies are popping up all around the country. Today India is the third largest tech start-up hotspot in the world, according to a report published by NASSCOM and Zinnov.

Here we have compiled 5 start-ups headquartered in Gurgaon which are good enough for young entrepreneurs to keep them motivated.



This startup is founded by IIT-Delhi alumni, FITSO is a social platform that allows fitness freak peoples, to connect with each other, share various fitness activities happening around them, compete with each other virtually to win guaranteed exciting prizes, hire professional coaches and much more.

Founded in August 2015. Fitso came in news in January 2017 for being successfully raising $2,00,000 in angel round, from Varun Khurana, Ex CTO, Grofers; Samar Singla, CEO, Jugnoo and Vinay Bansal, CFO, Wildcraft.


Fashion Data

Staqu Technologies Pvt. Ltd is an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up carefully working on an automated image understanding technology that could provide automation utilizing the image-related big data since 70% of the content on the internet right now is images. The startup’s products include Fashion, an Artificial intelligence powered fashion discovery app that helps people find products using photos of the product, automated meta tags based filters, product mining from videos, amazing deals and discounts and real-time price assessment.


Food Delivery

From salads to sandwiches, breakfast staples to pasta and desserts to juices – this website makes healthy eating easy and pocket-friendly. Founded by two IIT Delhi alums, it features a bunch of dishes across the above-mentioned categories with weekly specials providing a new touch. All dishes come with ingredients descriptions, calories count and pictures.

Delivering to most office areas as well as residential areas for a minimum order of Rs 200 and free delivery, they are the perfect go-to for working individuals who don’t have the time to cook or just want light food delivered to them quickly.


Mobile wallet and e-commerce

One97 Communications, a brand which no one is unaware of in India. Its product includes India’s largest m-commerce platform, Paytm. Backed by Alibaba’s Ant Finance, the company has now taken over 80 percent of the country’s e-wallet market. Recently it also started its own Payments Bank and virtual Debit Card.


Online marketplace for household services

Gone are the days when finding a good handyman in your locality was a pain-in-the-ass process. Today we have UrbanClap. UrbanClap is an online platform where you can hire trusted and verified professionals including plumbers, electricians, carpenters, painters, and pest control and computer repairman. By hassle-free single click appointment booking process, Home Care helps you connect with the best local tradesman of your choice. It also offers advanced appointment booking platform for easy access to daily requirements.

Written By: Yuvraj Vardhan

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