Weekly Spotlight | 5 Indian Startups that raised funding this month!

Weekly Spotlight | 5 Indian Startups that raised funding this month!


Shuttl and OLA Shuttle Gurgaon
1. Shuttl, 
a mobile based minibus service, is aimed at making your daily commute in Delhi NCR more convenient, economical, and comfortable. Claiming to be the future of public transport and car-free travel, Shuttl is your cool smart bus that’s safe, reliable, social and super easy to book. High frequency of vehicles ensures that you can avail the service almost on demand, through their Android app.

“We exist to solve the office commute problem while positively impacting issues like congestion, pollution and safety. We have progressed in this direction in partnership with Car Free Day and Rapid Metro in easing out last-mile connectivity and daily commute for users,” Amit Singh, Co-founder, Shuttl told YourStory.

Recently, Shuttl raised a $20 Million funding from Times Internet, Sequoia and Lightspeed.

2. MeraDoctor:
Most health platforms create a big bazaar experience in which neither patients nor doctors are comfortable. Instead, as a doctor-led company, MeraDoctor builds trust and loyalty by smoothly connecting patients with reputable physicians only, and ensures that both sides have a high-quality experience.

Founded by Gautam Ivatury and Dr Ajay Nair in 2010, MeraDoctor, MeraDoctor has connected people from over 1,000 locations across India with carefully screened doctors in 11 states for live, real-time consultations. The platform has helped everyone from expecting and young mothers with infants, to families in hard-to-reach areas, to those suffering from chronic diseases.

Since launching earlier this year, MeraDoctor has helped over 300,000 people connect with carefully screened doctors across India through a simple chat interface.MeraDoctor Funding

MeraDoctor, has recently raised INR 7 crore Pre-Series A funding from Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures. (from: TheStartupJournal)

3. RentOnGo is a consolidated rental information website for various products. This website is an attempt to organize the rental marketplace in India and promote the idea of renting products to save money and space.


This website lists all kinds of products that are provided on rent by various vendors across various Indian cities like Furniture, Appliances, Adventure Gear, Fancy Dress, Wedding Chairs and Tables, Medical Supplies and the list goes on. Consumers can search for products or browse through products of their interest and also find out the vendor that rents out the product in their locality.

RentOnGo raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Snapdeal, Trendin, Interweave Consulting, among other investors.

4. RoomsTonite:
As one of the leading on-demand hotel booking platform in the country, RoomsTonite, offers last minute deals across hotels across 300+ cities in their app only service, for hassle free booking experience anytime, anywhere.

Launched in 2014, the Bangalore-based start-up ended up with 2L app-downloads in less than a year, and partnerships with 4000+ hotels across India. They also raised a $1.5 Million funding earlier this month, from Berezan Group of Canada, Caravan Group, DNA Networks, Alchemy Capital and Sixth Sense Ventures.
. 5. PepperTap:
PepperTap, the Gurgaon based startup was started in November 2014, to change the way people buy groceries – by replacing your visits to the super market with a few taps on phone. Simplicity and effectiveness being the key drivers of their products + service, and focussed on accurate timely deliveries, PepperTap are now available throughout the city.

They launched an iOS app in February 2015, and facilitate 20,000 orders on a daily basis. They raised a funding of $4 Million recently, to complete a $36 Million Series B funding for this year.




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