Tech Startups in Bangalore

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Bangalore has the highest number of startups in India. It is the silicon valley of India for a reason. Since we are dedicated to technology startups, let’s discuss the best tech startups in Bangalore.

We talked about the Tech Startups in Mumbai in our last article but Bangalore is the leading city in India. Not only in India, but in Asia as well.

Every IT company comfortably settled in Bangalore and that gave it another name to the city – capital of electronics. There are several reasons and we can talk about them in another post.

But after IT, tech startups are booming in Bangalore. Interested in knowing some prominent names born in Indian silicon valley?

List of Tech Startups Based in Bangalore

RazorPay

Founders: Harshil Mathur & Shashank Kumar

Year of Establishment: 2013

Total Funding: $206.6 Million

RazorPay Bangalore Office
RazorPay Bangalore Office | Image Source: Business Insider

If you are a freelancer or a small online business owner (like me?) then I am sure that you are aware about RazorPay.

RazorPay is an online payment gateway to collect payments from your customers digitally using your website. You can even collect payments without building a website.

Even I use this service on my websites. My experience has been good till now.
If you want to start using it for your business then you can register from here: Join RazorPay.
It’s an affiliate link where you won’t lose anything but I will get some incentives.

RazorPay even became an unicorn FinTech startup in October 2020.

TeamTools
DeveloperHTML5, jQuery, PHP, ElasticSearch, Github
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, G Suite, 365
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Hotjar, Pusher
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, MailChimp, Mailgun, AdRoll, Hubspot
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Gravatar, Splunk, WordPress, Kubernetes, Docker
Customer SupportZendesk, Freshdesk, Intercom

Mu Sigma

Founders: Dhiraj Rajaram

Year of Establishment: 2004

Total Funding: $211.4 Million

Mu Sigma Bangalore Office
Mu Sigma Bangalore Office | Image Source: Glassdoor

Mu Sigma offers data analytics as a service. The company’s name comes from “Mu (μ)” and “Sigma (σ)” that indicate statistical terms. Hmm… Indeed a smart name!

It helps enterprises and organizations to analyse the data in a better way to grow their businesses. Decision making based on analytics is the key functioning here.

Majority of its clients are Fortune 100 companies.

TeamTools
DeveloperMySQL, Ruby, Redis, Bootstrap, Django, Java
OperationsMicrosoft Outlook, Skype
Analytics & DataApache Spark
MarketingHubspot
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Drupal, Docker, Entrust
Customer SupportEmailMeForm

Mobile Premier League (MPL)

Founders: Sai Srinivas & Shubham Malhotra

Year of Establishment: 2018

Total Funding: $225.5 Million

Who doesn’t know about MPL? Yes, the same red-colored app promoted by Virat Kohli.

Mobile Premier League is a fairly new company that grew rapidly. Users can play multiple tournaments of skill-based games and earn money from rewards.


CRED

Founder: Kunal Shah

Year of Establishment: 2018

Total Funding: $256.5

FinTech Startups - CRED Bangalore Office
CRED Bangalore Office | Image Source: Equity Pandit

CRED is an app that allows you to pay your credit card bills and earn rewards for that. But there is a condition. You need to have a credit score of at least 750.

Not everyone gets it!

People who follow me on my Instagram know about my fandom for CRED. I don’t admire CRED because I use it or the startup is extra-ordinary. That comes because of the founder Kunal Shah who is a very respected person in the startup community of India.

TeamTools
DeveloperHTML5, jQuery, Bootstrap, ExpressJS
OperationsG Suite
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, Twilio SendGrid
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, WordPress, Gravatar

InMobi

Founder: Naveen Tewari, Mohit Saxena, Amit Gupta, Abhay Singhal

Year of Establishment: 2007

Total Funding: $320.6 Million

InMobi Bangalore Office
InMobi Bangalore Office | Image Source: Business Insider

InMobi specializes in contextual mobile advertising and mobile-first content marketing.

It has several products like in-app monetization, audience bidding, etc.
It owns Glance which works on mobile-based content like wallpapers, news, games, etc.

This company started as a search engine for mobile devices under the name of mKhoj. Then it got rebranded as InMobi.
In 2011, InMobi became the first unicorn startup in India.

TeamTools
DeveloperHTML5, Python, AngularJS, Bootstrap, ExpressJS
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, Criteo, Lucidchart, G Suite, Microsoft Outlook
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Lucky Orange, Heap, VWO, PubNub
MarketingAdRoll, AdThis, Factual, MailChimp, Mailgun, Signal, Salesforce, Hubspot, Trello
DevOps & ITMicrosoft Azure, GoDaddy SSL, Amazon AWS, Rollbar
Customer SupportZendesk, Survey Monkey

Unacademy

Founders: Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini, Hemesh Singh

Year of Establishment: 2015

Total Funding: $398.5 Million

Unacademy Bangalore Office
Unacademy Bangalore Office | Image Source: Twitter

If you are someone who prepared for some entrance exams then I am sure you must have heard about Unacademy.

Unacademy is an online educational platform that started as a YouTube channel.

This EdTech startup has some flagship courses under UPSC, IIT-JEE, NEET, SSC, and several other streams.

TeamTools
DeveloperHTML5, ExpressJS, AMP, Adobe Flash
OperationsCalendly, G Suite, Microsoft Office 365
Analytics & DataOptimizely, Branch Metrics, MixPanel, Amplitude
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, Embedly, Segment, WebEngage
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, New Relic, GoDaddy SSL
Customer SupportTypeForm

Quikr

Founder: Pranay Chulet

Year of Establishment: 2008

Total Funding: $424.2 Million

Quikr Bangalore Office
Quikr Bangalore Office | Image Source: Glassdoor

Quikr is an online classified where you will find every service or product in your area.

It has listings in over 1000 cities in India in categories such as mobile phones, household goods, cars, real estate, jobs, services, and education.

Users can post a free advertisement if they want to sell their old products.

TeamTools
DeveloperAdobe Flash, Bootstrap, PHP, ExpressJS, AMP, Elasticsearch, MySQL
OperationsG Suite, Microsoft Office 365, Beeketing, CDK Global
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Pusher, Lucky Orange, Stat Counter, MixPanel
MarketingAdblade, AddThis, Google Doubleclick, BannerSnack
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Docker, Jenkin, WordPress
Customer SupportSurvey Monkey, Zendesk, Interakt, UserVoice

Lenskart

Founders: Peyush Bansal, Sumeet Kapahi, Amit Chaudhary

Year of Establishment: 2010

Total Funding: $459.6 Million

RetailTech Startups - Lenskart Bangalore Office
Lenskart Bangalore Office | Image Source: Pixr8

Lenskart started as a website that sells spectacles, glasses and eyeware but eventually opened up hundreds of physical stores in India.

Not only Lenskart has an amazing eCommerce website to sell products in a micro-niche, but it even has an amazing AR technology. The app allows to virtually test the glasses.

TeamTools
DeveloperHTML5, Bootstrap, Adobe Flash, Java, MySQL, Redis, jQuery
OperationsMagento, Slack, G Suite, Unbxd
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Adobe Analytics, CleverTap, Amplitude, Hotjar, Pusher, Optimizely
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, Bounce Exchange, Mailchimp, Twilio Sendgrid, AppsFlyer
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Cloudflare, Docker, WordPress, Gravatar
Customer SupportFreshDesk, Yotpo

Founders: Sachin Bansal & Ankit Agarwal

Year of Establishment: 2018

Total Funding: $582 Million

Navi Technologies is a FinTech startup that provides loans through its platform.

Sachin Bansal is the same mastermind behind Flipkart who wants to enter consumer-centric and technology-driven businesses in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance) space.

Since it is a fairly new startup, it is just offering home loans and personal loan for now.


BigBasket

Founders: Hari Menon, Vipul Parekh, Abhinay Choudhari, VS Sudhakar, VS Ramesh

Year of Establishment: 2011

Total Funding: $1.1 Billion

BigBasket Bangalore Office
BigBasket Bangalore Office | Image Source: AmbitionBox

BigBasket is an eCommerce store that delivers grocery, household essentials and cosmetic products to its users.

2020 lockdown due to pandemic gave a tremendous boost to the sales of bigbasket. The service is good and products are fresh.

TeamTools
DeveloperPyCharm, AngularJS, Vim, Bootstrap, Django, Github
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, Slack, G Suite, Criteo
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Branch Metrics
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, AppsFlyer, Campaign Monitor, Twilio Sendgrid, Mandrill
DevOps & ITAtlassian JIRA, Amazon AWS, New Relic
Customer SupportKooKoo, MoEngage

Udaan

Founders: Amod Malviya, Vaibhav Gupta, Sujeet Kumar

Year of Establishment: 2016

Total Funding: $1.2 Billion

Udaan Bangalore Office
Udaan Bangalore Office | Image Source: Udaan

Dukaan is India’s leading wholesale B2B marketplace for mobiles, gadgets, FMCGs, clothing, grocery and much more. It brings manufacturers, traders, retailers, and wholesalers under a single platform.

If you are a business owner then Udaan gives you an offer to order sample products in your initial phase. You can test them out in that time.

The best part about Udaan is that KYC is required to sign up so that your customers don’t buy products at cheaper rate. Only retailers and business owners can sign up.

TeamTools
DeveloperHTML5, ExpressJS, jQuery
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, G Suite
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics
MarketingGoogle Ads
DevOps & ITMaxMind

Swiggy

Founders: Sriharsha Majety, Rahul Jaimini, Nandan Reddy

Year of Establishment: 2014

Total Funding: $1.6 Billion

FoodTech Startups - Swiggy Bangalore Office
Swiggy Bangalore Office | Image Source: Glassdoor

Swiggy is India’s largest FoodTech startup and it also employs the highest number of manforce in the private sector. It is one of the largest tech startups in Bangalore.

Do I need to even tell more about Swiggy? You might have got a sweet notification from the app to order food. 😉

TeamTools
DeveloperHTML5, MySQL, Elasticsearch, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Redis
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, G Suite, Slack
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, CleverTap, Inspectlet
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, Taboola, Mandrill, Twilio Sendgrid
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Atlassian JIRA, WordPress, Ansible, Crashlytics
Customer SupportFreshDesk, Hotline

Byju’s

Founder: Byju Raveendran

Year of Establishment: 2011

Total Funding: $2.1 Billion

EdTech Startups Byju's Bangalore office
Byju’s Bangalore office | Image Source: Glassdoor

Byju’s is the largest EdTech startup in India that focuses on online learning classes for school going kids.

Its primary courses target CBSE, ICSE, NCERT and some state boards. Maths and science are the core subjects.

Byju’s has acquired several EdTech startups like WhiteHat Jr, TutorVista, Osmo, LabInApp, and even Aakash Institute.

TeamTools
DeveloperAdobe Flash, Bootstrap, FlexSlider, React Native
OperationsG Suite
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Hotjar, Amplitude, CrazyEgg, Matomo
MarketingAddToAny, Google Tag Manager, Twilio Sendgrid, IPStack, AppsFlyer
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Drupal, WordPress, GoDaddy SSL, Disqus, New Relic
Customer SupportLiveChat, MaritzCX

Ola

Founders: Bhavish Aggarwal, Ankit Bhati

Year of Establishment: 2010

Total Funding: $3.8 Billion

TravelTech Startups - Ola Bangalore Office
Ola Bangalore Office | Image Source: Glassdoor

Ola is the Indian version of online taxi rental platform Uber and it directly competes it in India. I am sure most of the cab users have both the apps installed on their smartphones.

Ola acquired several startups like FoodPanda, Geotagg, Ridlr, Vogo, and many other similar companies.

Ola is the leading among all tech startups in Bangalore. Not just India but Ola is also serving overseas in countries like Australia, UK, New Zealand, and many other countries.

TeamTools
DeveloperHTML5, MySQL, Adobe Flash, Couchbase, Apache Cassandra, Redis
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, G Suite, Slack, Sokrati
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Apache Spark, Presto, Localytics, Qubole
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, WebEngage, Segment, Apsalar
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Atlassian JIRA, Docker, Jenkins
Customer SupportMoEngage, Zendesk

None of the lists of tools mentioned above is completely accurate because of the obvious reasons. No company publicly discloses all the technology services they use.

Bangalore has always been the favorite city of Indian Tech Startups.

According to the Nasscom-Zinnov report, Bangalore has 3rd most startups globally. That makes thousands of tech startups.

But how will you find them? Maybe exploring Chopping Tech can help you out.

Here is a tutorial video for you.

Once you purchase the membership, just filter out the companies based on your interest and set the location to Bangalore.

Even if you are a freelancer or looking to work remotely then I have listed some strategies that you can use to approach for projects.

Check out: Get Freelance Work Using 5 Proven Techniques.

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