A startup based on “Giving is inherent to our culture”

MyRefers

MyRefers was triggered by a spiritual talk on ‘Good Karmas’. As a child, Lalit was always taught about being good, kind, and helpful. While growing, he was seemingly atypical lad - calmer, more settled, and a very happy-go-lucky kid than the rest. He didn’t know then that this had any bearing to what he may start to do in future. There wasn’t a wave that swept him, it happened c … [Read more...]

Every day is a rollercoaster of hits and misses

RentSher

After maternity leave, Ketaki was looking for an idea to start her own firm rather than going back to corporate life. Initial thought was toys library. But after few discussion and due diligence, she realized that there is huge untapped market for sharing economy and great opportunity for people to share their spare items with each other.Ketaki and Anubha’s families are f … [Read more...]

Freedom to stay innovative and creative

Contact Doctor Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Contact Doctor Healthcare Pvt Ltd was started by a team of "X" generation technology and business professionals who had experienced the Internet and Mobile evolution at professional work and as consumer for the past two decades. They repotted their professional career to solve a meaningful problem and be a change catalyst.“Practical difficulties in finding an experienced a … [Read more...]

Weaving a memorable travel experience

Experience Andamans

“To do something better for Andaman Islands” feeling made Awez to start Experience Andamans.While working as a manager, his friends and colleagues often used to take suggestions from him regarding their travel plan to the Andaman Islands. He made efforts to help them and referred them to some known trip planners in Andaman. In many instances he encountered with his friends s … [Read more...]

Qualified professionals on voyage helping students save pocket money

Qualified professionals on voyage helping students save pocket money

The thought "We wanted to do something 'different' for the student community back home," prompted Rahul and Jinaal to become entrepreneurs.While studying at Aston University, UK, Rahul and Jinaal faced many difficulties trying to save money. The concept of ‘student offers and discounts’ was huge in UK. They wanted to adapt a similar concept in India.As students, they alw … [Read more...]

A market gap realized into a trendsetting venture

MisterDrinkster

Three years ago, Bahast and Beway saw promoters handing over vouchers where people could save a certain percentage on drinks and entrance fees, but the people were throwing out the vouchers. Soon they realized that the promoters were not targeting relevant customers and thought there is a better way of targeting the right customers.Although all the founders had great ideas, … [Read more...]

The joy of reading e-books in your dialect

Pustaka Digital Media

Nivetha is an avid reader of books since a young age. After she moved to Bangalore in 2001, she realized that there weren't any libraries with a good collection of Tamil books. Some of the libraries had the usual popular works but several other works were not showcased. So, she decided to venture on her own and started an online lending library.People would order the books … [Read more...]

DoctorC grows with Lean Startup Philosophy

DoctorC grows with Lean Startup Philosophy

DoctorC was setup by late Dr. Dayakar Reddy with the vision of bringing transparency in the healthcare space. Dr. Reddy was known for testing direct-to-consumer health care initiatives.DoctorC aims to help people to make educated choices, by organizing local information about health care providers and services.When co-founders Manya, Neehar, and Mansi moved back from … [Read more...]

A small opportunity led to a successful venture

GetMeFood

Spotting a gap in the existing market plays an important role in starting a company. On identifying the opportunity in the food delivery business, Mithun Kalaga and Aravind Thodupunoori worked towards a solution and established a business.According to founders, three years ago there were not many options to order food excluding Dominos. Individual restaurants did deliveries … [Read more...]