Weekly Spotlight | 5 Indian Startups that you should know about!

Weekly Spotlight | 5 Indian Startups that you should know about!


CompareMunafa Founders1. Compare Munafa:
Compare Munafa was literally born in June 2015, but the idea hit Ms. Kanchan in the year 2014 when she figured the unorganized market of comparison and coupon sites in India. She wanted a market place, which not only compares the prices and provides coupons but also gives additional benefits and features to all its customers as an added on advantage.

Compare Munafa is backed by GPA Group, which is headed by Mr. Vivek Agarwal. GPA Group has left its footprint in various industries and ventured into IT industry with Comparemunafa.com

The concept of Compare Munafa is to be an online mall with a large selection of high quality virtual stores offering the best value for money.


2. FarEye:
FarEye, is a Mobile Workforce Management Platform. It is a customizable Enterprise Mobility Platform that automates processes and field workforce thus helping the enterprises in delighting their customers.

FarEye empowers all the stakeholders involved. For e.g.:
– From the manager’s point of view  he knows the productivity of his team, can address customer vagaries due to identification and traction of any field worker, identify problem areas through heat maps and other analytical reports, his real time reporting allows him to make smarter decisions and address concerns.
– From the field worker’s point of view FarEye reduces administrative work (manual data entry, cash reconciliation etc.) leading to increased productivity, increased first-attempts. The time that was used to generate these reports can now be used more productively.
– From the customer’s point of view FarEye includes last minute request, addresses ad-hoc requests, gives an option to the consumer to rate the experience at point of service, reduces TAT and there is an increased responsiveness towards the customer.


3. SafeInCity:
As per a recent PwC report, there was a 24% increase in crimes against children between 2010 and 2011 and a further 52.5% increase from 2012 to 2013. With over 58000 cases (source: NCRB) reported in 2013 alone, this menace is reaching epic proportions.

There was an urgent need to find a solution that not only enhances the safety of the children, but in a way that doesn’t hamper or interfere with the school’s functioning or the child’s development.

This is when Angel Child Monitoring Platform from the Startup SafeInCity was born. The solution platform which was a brainchild of its founder Krishnendu Dasgupta was developed after extensive consultations with parents, teachers and school authorities.

With over 20 years of International Telecom experience working with leading IT companies across 5 continents including companies like Cisco Systems, the Collaborative Child Monitoring Platform aims to bridge key requirements of Child Safety in a School friendly manner!

With the Angel Monitoring Platform, the Parents can have real-time information about the child’s location and environment through a clever little wearable device. Depending on the age of the child, the devices are available in various models, shapes and sizes . Information like the location, entry, exit from any safe-zone, their speed etc can be seen in real-time live through the SafeInCity APP.

.4. TravelKhana:
Founded by Pushpinder Singh, TravelKhana a Delhi-based company is the market leader in the food on the move delivery segment.  Angel funded previously by investors like Rajan Anandan, Alok  Mittaland Sarbvir Singh, the company has scaled up operations across 160 cities in India, and is serving most long distance trains in the country. Its revenues for FY14-15 stood at 1 Crore.  The Delhi-based company will use funds to expand to 400 stations from 150 by end of 2016 as well as improve back-end technology. Currently, it serves 3,000 passengers a day.

5. innerChef:
InnerChef was founded in April 2015, by serial entrepreneurs Rajesh Sawhney , Bal DiGhent (of the DiGhent cafe fame in Gurgaon) and Sanjeev Singhal (CTO). InnerChef is one of the fastest growing food tech companies in India, that has raised a pre-series round of $1.66mn (Approx. INR 11 Cr.) from a number of leading investors.

With European, Mediterranean and modern Indian dishes on its menu, InnerChef specializes in exotic salads with low-cal dressings(must try!), wholesome Panini and salad combos (bestsellers!), comforting pastas, scrumptious snacks (huge selection!) and decadent desserts (their lemon cake is to die for!)

This article has been adapted from our content partners TheStartupJournal




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