5 Mumbai startups that you need to know about

Mumbai may not match Bangalore when it comes to quantity and tempo of budding startups. However, that doesn’t reduce the success stories of various startups in this city over the past few years.

Here is a list of 5 start-ups that have made their mark in start-up ecosystem.


Mydentist is India’s largest network of dental clinics. The startup was founded by Vikram Vora in 2009 and tender a range of cosmetic and restorative dental services. With clinics open Monday to Saturday, 9am to 9pm and over 550 dentists submersing services that are mostly affordable. Mydentist has become very popular in the city as well as in Pune, Surat, and Ahmedabad.


Founded by Tirthesh Ganatra and Annkur P. Agarwal in 2012, the startup has now stretched its occurrence to expand in other cities as well. The website also allows users to find local and online retailers selling their wished product. PriceBaba, a local product search engine, helps customers get in touch with the various local and online retailers and select their desired smartphone to the best of their benefit. Besides price comparison, it also displays prices from different retailers, both local and online, thus giving a clear picture to the customers. Recently, it expanded to 4 new cities namely: Chennai, Hyderabad, Baroda and Surat, taking the total number of cities it is operational to 11. PriceBaba, recently, also introduced a new online price comparison alongside local prices on its platform.


Grabhouse is one of the most sought out real estate search portal that has come out in recent years. This house-renting website which is broker-free helps in finding rented accommodation and roommates. They have a collection of high-quality listings with photos, neighborhood information, and more. This startup was founded by Prateek Shukla and Pankhuri Shrivastava in 2013. The Startup has been acquired by Quikr in 2016.


WizRocket was founded in May 2013 by Anand Jain, Sunil Thomas, and Suresh Kondamudi. This user activities scrutiny startup helps companies connect with their users better, such as by fine tuning and targeting notifications sent to them via phone or email.


Founded in 2013 this Mumbai-based Simpel is a mobile payment app that allows customers to pay through credit/debit cards – instead of cash – for Cash on Delivery (COD) and Home deliveries without the need for any additional device on the side of the merchants. Simpel charges a small transaction fee from the companies on every transaction. They want to onboard over 100 merchants and reach 10,000 transactions from 5000 customers.

Written By: Yuvraj Vardhan

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