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25 Top Indian Startups That Are Revolutionizing E-commerce, Education, Payment, and More: From Flipkart to Unacademy

1. Flipkart

Founded in 2007 by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, Flipkart is India’s largest e-commerce company. It offers a wide range of products, including electronics, fashion, and household items.

2. Ola Cabs

Founded in 2010 by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, Ola is India’s largest ride-hailing company. It operates in more than 250 cities across the country.

3. Paytm

Founded in 2010 by Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Paytm is a digital payment and financial services company. It offers mobile recharge, bill payment, and online shopping services.

4. InMobi

Founded in 2007 by Naveen Tewari, InMobi is a mobile advertising platform. It provides targeted advertising solutions to businesses based on user data.

5. Zomato

Founded in 2008 by Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah, Zomato is a restaurant discovery and food delivery platform. It operates in more than 24 countries.

6. Snapdeal

Founded in 2010 by Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, Snapdeal is an online marketplace that offers a wide range of products from electronics to fashion.


Founded in 2011 by Byju Raveendran, BYJU’S is an online learning platform that provides educational content for students from kindergarten to 12th grade.

8. OYO Rooms

Founded in 2013 by Ritesh Agarwal, OYO Rooms is a hospitality company that provides budget accommodation across India and other countries.

9. Mamaearth

Mamaearth is an Indian personal care brand founded in 2016 by Varun Alagh and Ghazal Alagh. The company offers a range of skin and hair care products that are free of harmful chemicals and are made with natural ingredients. Mamaearth’s products are available both online and offline, and the company strongly focuses on sustainability.

10. BoAt

The Boat is an Indian consumer electronics brand founded in 2016 by Aman Gupta and Sameer Mehta.

The company offers a range of audio products such as headphones, earphones, speakers, and soundbars.

The boat is known for its stylish and affordable products and has become one of the leading audio brands in India.

11. Sugar Cosmetics

Sugar Cosmetics is an Indian makeup brand founded in 2015 by Vineeta Singh and Kaushik Mukherjee. The company offers a range of makeup products including lipsticks, eyeliners, and foundations, and is known for its high-quality, cruelty-free products. Sugar Cosmetics is available online and offline and has a strong social media presence.

12. Physics Wallah

Physics Wallah is an Indian online education platform founded by Alakh Pandey in 2016. The platform offers free and paid courses for students preparing for various competitive exams, including engineering and medical entrance exams. Physics Wallah is known for its engaging and interactive teaching style and has become one of the most popular online education platforms in India.

13. BharatPe

BharatPe is an Indian fintech startup founded in 2018 by Ashneer Grover and Shashvat Nakrani. The company offers a range of digital payment solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, including QR code-based payments and UPI payments. BharatPe is known for its user-friendly and affordable payment solutions and has quickly gained popularity among small business owners in India.

14. Freshworks

Founded in 2010 by Girish Mathrubootham, Freshworks is a customer engagement software company that provides customer support, sales, and marketing solutions.

15. Postman

Founded in 2014 by Abhinav Asthana, Ankit Sobti, and Vikram Kriplan, Postman is a collaboration platform for API development. It helps developers to design, test, and share APIs easily.

16. Nutanix

Founded in 2009 by Dheeraj Pandey, Nutanix is a cloud computing company that provides infrastructure solutions for enterprises.

17. Swiggy

Founded in 2014 by Sriharsha Majety, Nandan Reddy, and Rahul Jaimini, Swiggy is a food delivery platform that operates in more than 500 cities across India.

18. Sheroes

Founded in 2013 by Sairee Chahal, Sheroes is a career platform for women. It provides job opportunities, mentorship, and support to women across India.

19. FreeCharge

Founded in 2010 by Kunal Shah, FreeCharge is a digital payments company that provides mobile recharges, bill payments, and online shopping services.

20. BookMyShow

Founded in 1999 by Ashish Hemrajani, Rajesh Balpande, and Parikshit Dar, BookMyShow is an online ticketing platform that offers tickets for movies, events, and sports across India.

21. Bira 91

Founded in 2015 by Ankur Jain, Bira 91 is a beer brand that offers a wide range of craft beers.

22. Rivigo

Founded in 2014 by Deepak Garg, Rivigo is a logistics company that provides transportation solutions for businesses across India.

23. Myntra

Founded in 2007 by Mukesh Bansal, Myntra is an online fashion retailer that offers clothing, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and children.

24. Unacademy

Founded in 2015 by Gaurav Munjal, Unacademy is an educational technology company that offers online courses and video lectures.