December 3, 2020

ET Startup Awards: Rolling out the pink carpet for nominees of Bootstrap Champ, High Innovators



Beginning right now, we showcase the 5 entrants who’re on the very high in every of the 9 classes during which the ET Startup Awards 2020 might be offered

BOOTSTRAP CHAMP

GreatLearning

GreatLearning

Based: 2010

Founders: Mohan Lakhamraju (in pic), Arjun Nair, Hari Krishnan Nair

Primarily based: Bengaluru

What it does: GreatLearning is a web based schooling platform that provides cours-es in collaboration with establishments comparable to Stanford College, MIT, IIT Madras and IIT Bombay. The corporate has delivered greater than 25 million hours of studying to over 300,000 individuals. It additionally works with enterprises to upskill employees and has up to now

SignEasy

SignEasy

Based: 2010

Founder: Sunil Patro (in pic)

Primarily based: San Francisco and Bengaluru

What it does: SignEasy is a cloud-based, mobile-first answer to electroni-cally signal and fill paperwork from smartphones, tablets and the net. Greater than 140,000 clients in 180 nations use SignEasy to cut back pa-perwork turnaround time, shut offers sooner, reduce prices and enhance the client expertise. As of December 2019, 40 million paperwork had been signed utilizing SignEasy

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Charts.com

Based: 2018

Founder: Pallav Nadhani (in pic)

Primarily based: Kolkata

What it does: Charts.com is a developer of visible analytics instruments that may assist customers create knowledge visualisations from unfold sheet knowledge. The corporate has additionally created a library for knowledge visualisations. The corporate is at present testing its mental property and goals to focus on enterprise customers relatively than builders

POStist

POSist

Based: 2011

Founders: Ashish Tulsian (in pic), Sakshi Tulsian

Primarily based: New Delhi

What it does: POSist is a cloudbased administration software program offering end-to-end options for eating places. It helps meals companies, from standalone shops to giant chains, handle features comparable to billing, CRM, stock management and vendor administration. The corporate counts Taco Bell, Punjab Grill, Copper Chimney and Indigo Deli amongst purchasers

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Gametion

Based in: 2010

Founders: Vikash Jaiswal (in pic), Soni Kumari

Primarily based: Mumbai

What it does: Gametion’s flagship product Ludo King is undisputedly the most well-liked cell sport in India, with utilization spiking throughout the Covid-19 induced lockdown. The corporate, which has seen 50 million every day lively customers of Ludo King, has additionally launched different merchandise, as extra individuals transfer in direction of informal gaming

TOP INNOVATOR


falcon-X

FalconX

Based: 2018

Founders: Raghu Yarlagadda (in pic), Prabhakar Reddy

Primarily based: San Francisco, Bengaluru

Key buyers: Accel, Lightspeed Enterprise Companions, Coinbase Ventures

What it does: FalconX is a digital assettrading platform that helps purchasers carry out complicated cryptocurrency commerce in actual time utilizing knowledge science. Its aim is to eradicate slippage and hidden charges. The corporate’s purchasers embody monetary establishments comparable to hedge funds, proprietary buying and selling corporations, cost gateways, over-the-counter buying and selling desks, cryptocurrency miners and exchanges.

entropik

Entropik Expertise

Based: 2016

Founders: Ranjan Kumar (in pic), Bharat Shekhawat

Primarily based: Bengaluru

Key buyers: Sea World Capital Companions, Bharat Innovation Fund, Parampara Capital

What it does: Entropik is a complicated emotion AI analytics platform that helps manufacturers measure the cognitive responses of shoppers to varied merchandise and experiences. It makes use of proprietary applied sciences comparable to brainwave mapping, facial coding and eye monitoring to uncover unconscious traits, that are used to assist purchasers improve advertising and marketing methods and buyer expertise

PlayShifu

PlayShifu

Based in: 2016

Founders: Dinesh Advani, Vivek Goyal

Primarily based: Bengaluru

Key buyers: Chiratae Ventures India, Inventus Capital Companions, Parampara Capital, Bharat Innovation Fund

What it does: PlayShifu creates immersive, augmented reality-based academic toys for youngsters aged 3-11. The merchandise are designed and engineered to stimulate foundational skills, and construct science, expertise, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) expertise by way of a mixture of bodily toys and digital platforms that work together seamlessly

Bijak

Bijak

Based: 2019

Founders: Nikhil Tripathi, Mahesh Jakhotia, Nukul Upadhye, Jitender Bedwal, Daya Rai

Primarily based: Gurugram

Key buyers: RTP World, Sequoia Surge, Omidyar Community, Omnivore, Higher Capital

What it does: Bijak is an agricultural commodity buying and selling platform that seeks to deliver suppliers and consumers collectively. The corporate helps merchants to price and overview, permitting each consumers and sellers to make knowledgeable selections. It goals to make cash by way of lending and logistics marketplaces

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Agnikul

Based: 2016

Founders: Srinath Ravichandran, Moin SPM, Satyanarayanan Chakravarthy

Primarily based: Chennai

Key buyers: Speciale Make investments, IIT Madras Incubation Cell, Pi Ventures, CIIE

What it does: Agnikul is growing a launch car able to hurling micro satellites into low earth orbit. Its first launch car, Agnibaan, might be a three-stage rocket. Every stage could have its personal single-piece, 3Dprinted, semi-cryogenic engine that might be lighter and extra environment friendly than standard rocket engines