Top 10 Indian start-ups that are trending in India and other countries in terms of their revenue and net profit.
- Dream 11
- Book My Show
- Red Bus
- Ola cabs
1. Oyo Room:
OYO is one of the successful start-ups in India, Everyone knows Oyo Rooms is India’s largest hospitality company that offers budget hotels, It was founded in 2013 by Rithesh Agerwal. Oyo Partners with hotels to provide accommodation to the guests. It has received a grant of $100,000 as part of the Thiel fellowship from Peter Thiel.In 2017. OYO launched OYO Home, an Airbnb-like marketplace for short-term managed rentals. It has approximately 8000 are in India and South Asia with over 17,000 employees globally. In April 2018, OYO launched its first international Home in Dubai, It recorded a revenue of US$ 951 million in 2019. It has pioneered the world’s first full-stack technology-led hospitality model. OYO’s network includes regional business hubs, major metros, top leisure destinations as well as pilgrimage towns.
Headquarters: Gurugram, Haryana, India.
Founded in: 2013.
Total Revenue: US$ 951 million.
Byju’s is India’s largest E-learning App, Byju’s was founded in 2011 by Byju Raveendran. Now Byju’s has 9000 teachers, 70 million users of which 3 million students has 3 million subscriptions. ICC (International Cricket Council) had globally partnered with Byju’s for the period of 2021 to 2023. In these three years, Byju’s will cover all in-venue, Digital rights, and broadcast all ICC events including the upcoming IIC (International Cricket Council) men’s t20 World Cup in India and ICC (International Cricket Council) Women’s World Cup in New Zealand. Byju’s is backed up by Tiger Global Management and Bond Capital, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s Chan Zuckerberg initiative
Headquarters: Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Founded in: 2011.
Total Revenue: US$ 12 billion.
3. Dream 11:
Dream11 is a India’s Fantacy Sports Platform for making real money which was co-founded in 2008 by Bhavith Sheth and Harsh Jain. Dream 11 is title sponser for Indian Priemier league (IPL) 2020 and In 2019 Dream 11 Sponcering New Zealand Cricket for the competition Super Smash Domestic twenty20 and Extending its sponsership to next 6 Years untill 2026.
Dream 11 is a successful start-up in India start who’s Brand Ambassador is Cricketer M.S.Dhoni and Launched a Media Campaign “Dimaag Se Dhoni” During 2018 IPL (Indian Premier League). A Dream 11 is an online game where Dream 11 users create virtual Teams (Group of Individuals) of real-life players and they earn some points based on the performance of these real players in real matches. The users earn money if they get the first rank on the leader board depending on the group they contests (Free and paid contests). Cricket, kabaddi, Hockey, Football, Volleyball, Baseball, Handball, and Basketball are multiple sports provided by Multiple Gaming Platform Dream 11.
Headquarters: Mumbai, India.
Founded in: 2008.
Total Revenue: US$ 103 million.
4. Book My Show:
Bigtree Entertainment’s BookMyShow is India’s largest online entertainment ticketing platform (website) founded by Rajesh Balpande, Parikshit Dar, and Ashish Hemrajani. In 2007 BookMyShow website was officially released. BookMyShow Online ticketing platform enables users to book movie tickets and buy play, event, and sports tickets, and Even make advance booking for movie tickets. BookMyShow has faced a huge impact due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. In 2020, BookMyShow laid off 270 employees as they were expected its revenue will be highly reduced for a few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. BookMyShow launches movie streaming services either buying or renting movies, with over 600+ movies and 72,000 hours of content.
Headquarters: Mumbai, India.
Founded in: 2007.
Total Revenue: $1 Billion.
Flipkart is a top e-commerce successful start-up in India that was founded in 2007 by Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal which is headquartered in Banglore, Karnataka, India. Initially, Flipkart started with online book sales with All Over India Shipping later it has expanded to many other product categories such as Lifestyle Products, Groceries, Home Essentials, Fashion, and Consumer Electronics. Flipkart service mainly competes with Amazon India and snapdeal. later in 2018 August, American multinational retail corporation WALMART INC acquired a 77 % of controlling stake (i.e US$ 15 Billion) in Flipkart (Flipkart value was around 20Billion US$). Following the purchase, Sachin Bansal (Flipkart co-founder) left the company. Later CEO Binny Bansal resigned from Flipkart after facing serious allegations that were unproven in Investigation.
Headquarters: Singapore (legal domicile) and Bengaluru, Karnataka, India (Operational Headquarters).
Owner’s: Walmart (81.%), Tigor Management (4.70%),Microsoft (1.3%), Accel (1.1%).
Founder’s: Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal.
Total Revenue: 6.1 Billion.
Paytm was founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma in August 2010 at Noida (A region beside India’s capital New Delhi). Initially, it started as DTH and prepaid mobile recharge platform, and later on, it added landline bill payments, data cards and postpaid mobile bills, electricity bills, gas bills, and bus tickets where people started loving it. later on, Paytm had launched the Paytm Wallet(in January 2014), Where Uber and Indian Railways added as a payment option. And within just three years Paytm got 25million wallet users. After few years of providing services like Flipkart and Amazon, Paytm entered into an e-commerce platform. And Paytm have also started their own payment bank. And today Paytm has become so much successful that starting from a small roadside shop to large shopping malls, everywhere Paytm is accepted.
Founder’s: Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Total Revenue: US$510 million (FY 2019).
7. Red Bus:
RedBus is a Subsidiary of Ibibo Web Pvt. Ltd. RedBus is an Indian online bus ticketing platform which was founded by Phanindra Sama, Charan Padmaraju and Sudhakar Pasupunuri in the year 2006. Red bus Currently runs in 6 Countries (India, Indonesia, Singapore, Peru, Malaysia and Colombia). Red Bus provides booking facility through its Website, Android and IOS mobile applications. RedBus has wide range of 2500+ operators in india which connects to Bus Travellers. RedBus has Customer base over 40 million with an annual revenue of US $88.6 million.
Headquarters: Bengaluru, India
Founder’s: Phanindra Sama, Charan Padmaraju and Sudhakar Pasupunuri.
Total Revenue: US$750 million (FY 2019).
8. Big Basket:
BigBasket is an Indian online grocery delivery service founded in December 2011 by V S Sudhakar, Hari Menon, Abhinay Choudhari, Vipul Parekh, and V S Ramesh which is headquartered in Banglore. BigBasket primarily delivers groceries food found in food supplies, Home essentials, and Convenience stores to its customer.
Founder’s: V S Sudhakar, Hari Menon, Abhinay Choudhari, Vipul Parekh, and V S Ramesh.
Total Revenue: US$460 million (FY 2019).
9. Ola Cabs:
Olacabs is a car rental company in India providing taxi services and cars on hire for local and outstation. Ola Cabs is an Indian ridesharing company found by Bhavish Aggarwal, Ankit Bhati in the year 2010 at Mumbai and Headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Ola has mobile application which connects with Drivers to thier passengers. Ola’s major shareholders/investors include Matrix Partners (US-based), Tiger Global (US-based), SoftBank Group (Japanese), Tencent (Chinese Venture Capital) and DST Global (Russia).
Headquarters: Bengaluru,Karnataka ,India
Founder’s: Bhavish Aggarwal, Ankit Bhati.
Total Revenue: US$360 million (FY 2019).
Zomato is a food delivery start-up that was found in 2008 as a Foodiebay and was renamed in January 2010 as a Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd by Pankaj Chaddah and Deepinder Goyal. Zomato provides. and Zomato now presents in 36 countries and Ten thousand plus (10000+) cities globally registered with 1.2 million popular restaurants and 100+ million App downloads with 80 million foodies every month. Zomato not only provides online ordering but also provides information about nearby restaurants and table reservations.
Headquarters: Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
Founder’s: Pankaj Chaddah and Deepinder Goyal.
Total Revenue: US$206 million (FY 2019).