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. Pune the ‘Oxford Of India’ is no less in competition than other IT hubs of India.
Today, we at DreamBegins have selected 5 start-ups headquartered in Pune which are good enough for young entrepreneurs to keep them motivated.
Started in 2010 by BITS Pilani former students Arun Purohit and software professional Rajeshwari Joshi, Wicfy offers a web-based cost assessment and debate podium for users to share cheap pricing information, products and vendors. Wicfy permits users to look for products across a range of categories in big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, and Kolkata.
kPoint is a B2B solution in India with customers in the service and manufacturing field (e.g. Cognizant in tech and Kirloskar in manufacturing). Their products are aimed in the direction of companies that offer training to their workers and the clear command is to improve the in-house know-how inside the company.
Founded in 2011, MindTickle helps companies present their content in low space memory content. It enables companies to organize and transform existing documents, presentations, videos and content in formats easy to consume bite-sized mobile friendly modules. MindTickle has won numerous awards. Besides being recognized as the “Coolest Startup to Work for” by Business Today in 2013, it was also accorded with the title of “Cool Vendor” in 2014.
4. The Vigourkart
Founded by Fedora Fernandes, The Vigourkart is good for health breakfast bowls that can be an alternative for dessert. Their area of expertise is their guilt-free, dairy-free, as well as sugar-free chia seed pudding. They also offer a broad range of vegan as well as non-vegan delights. You can buy easily Vigourkart chia pudding bowls at the Real Green Cafe in Koregaon Park, Lane 6 or simply order it online through their Facebook page.
PlanMyMedicalTrip offers reasonably priced medical services for patients from abroad. Founded by Dr. Rajeev Rane and son Anurav Rane, the medical tourism platform helps to get visas, hotel bookings, transfers and air ambulances easily for free, while they charge a nominal referral charge from hospitals. It has successfully done 1,000 treatment deals and has affiliations with more than 1,500 hospitals and doctors. The firm claims of having an annual turnover of more than 6 crore.
Written By: Yuvraj