Like most of tier II cities, craze for startup can also be seen in Bhopal. The state government of Madhya Pradesh has been working side by side with the central government on promoting startup culture and increasing entrepreneurial spirit in the state. Former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on various occasion has expressed his desire to help people in Madhya Pradesh to improve their business output and put the state at the top in terms of business. Here we have compiled the list of startups in Bhopal which are doing great.
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List of Startups in Bhopal
Easy Retail For You (ER4U)
Founder- Abhinav Saxena and Sohil Bansal
ER4U enables retailers to manage their store sales (including inventory, purchase, sales, HRM, CRM, accounts, billing) and e-commerce channel sales in their proprietary software. In Sep 2016, ER4U claimed to have more than 50 clients and a revenue of INR 9 lakh while their clients had processed more than INR 10 crore worth of transactions using the platform. It plans to spread itself in 12 cities within 18 months and try to bridge the gap between e-commerce and a large part of retail market stores in the country. Abhinav Saxena and Sohil Bansal founded Easy Retail for You (ER4U) in the year 2015.
Founder- Nemesh Singh
Appointy is one of the few SaaS product from India which is going great at global level. With more than 130,000+ clients appointy generates total revenue of INR 24 lakhs/month, with just a team of 40. Appointy is an online scheduling software which allows its user to accept appointments online, send automated email/sms reminders, integrate with social media and Google Calendar, accept online prepayments, create gift cards and deals. Hence it helps you to manage your clients and market your services by speeding up your word-of-mouth publicity. Appointy was founded by Nemesh Singh in 2006.
Founder- Arshi Khan
CollegeKhabri is a portal where there are well structured information about colleges and the courses they offer. Parents, students or educational professionals can browse through these information and choose the right one for them. It's always a hustle for students, teachers and parents to find the perfect college . To choose among plenty of colleges providing good quality education, is a difficult process but CollegeKhabri is making it easy for them now.
CollegeKhabri was founded by Arshi Khan. Arshi holds a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. CollegeKhabri is based in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and is working throughout the state. It also offers a scholarship "The KHABRI " of 1 lakh rupees.
Founder- Ayush Jindal & Vibhu Tripathi
Vizzbee is a robotics and artificial intelligence company that develops drone based solutions. Their drones are powered by machine learning for emergency services, last-minute deliveries and surveillance. Drones are the trend of the time. These small little devices can come in handy for a lot of purposes. Situated in Govindpura, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Vizzbee is an upcoming startup which deals with such autonomous drones services.
Vizzbee was founded by Vibhu Tripathi, third year mechanical engineering student at RGPV Bhopal and Ayush Jindal, a B- Tech student in Production and Industrial Engineering from IIT Delhi.
Founder- Husain Saify
Industry- Web Development
HeckerKernel, provides mobile and web applications development services to startups and enterprises all over the world. It works on a time and material model. HackerKernel focuses on the preference of the company. If a company wants an app developed, then it changes for the complexity and the time spent by setting a team on finishing the project. It is currently situated at Arera Colony, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The motive of the startup is to help technology resources through a unique partnership programme.
Hackerkernel was launched by Husain Saify in 2015. Husain holds a degree in Bachelor of Computer. He started it with an investment of Rs. 5, 000, which he earned from his first project of Website developing. Company's turnover in 2018 was Rs 1 Crore.
Founder- Anurag Srivastava
Industry- IT Services
Netlink is a leading technology solution provider with over 20 years of provider expertise. It focuses on delivering valuable business results and simplifying processes, which makes it a reliable provider of comprehensive IT solutions. Netlink had spread across 18 global areas, backed by 2 Data Centres and 4 delivery centres. It has been awarded by "Automative Hall of Fame", "ET Entrepreneur of the Year" and many more.
Netlink was founded in 1999 by Anurag Srivastava. Anurag is an alum of Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Engineering) and Clemson University (Master of Science). Netlink has its headquarters in Michigan, USA.
Founder- Jagpreet Pabla
Gypsy Shack is a travel startup which is very unique in its approach. It has added 90 tour operators that have come into existence through personal recommendations from seasoned travelers. The motto of Gypsy Shack is Engagement, Exploration and Evolution. It is supposed to give out-of-the-box experience to many. The startup has worked on providing jobs to locals in Bhopal and outskirt cities.
Jagpreet Pabla who is the founder also with a former KPMG consultant and a graduate from Sri Ram College for Commerce, Delhi University that Chaltai Bhatia and they feel those who come to India should get the exotic feeling of being in the diverse and beautiful country.
Founder- Anurag Aasti
TheKabadiwala is a doorstep service intends to help out people to sell their household junks like Newspaper, iron, plastic, books, copies, metal etc. and get paid for it. It is intended to recycle, reuse, reduce up-cycle and resell the scrap. It is a platform for the residents to participate in responsible waste management and is best in class technology, logistics to process the scrap.
Anurag Aasti, the founder of the company, an IT engineer who found support to chase this project from his college professor. He once said in an interview,
“I started working on this, but this simple task proved pretty cumbersome. In the process, I found out everything about the waste management cycle and how the process works. at the end of it, I had come to a conclusion this is purely a gap an something needs to be done.”
The startup has also been award as brand ambassador of MadhyaPradesh.
Founder- Arshi Khan
Industry- Online Community
BusinessKeeda is a community which provides incubation services and network services. It is present in seven Indian cities and it is a platform for startups to create and innovate themselves further and help themselves grow.
Arshi Khan, Avinash Seth and Rothar Jelis are the founders of the company. Arshi is the CEO of BusinessKeeda has plans to expand it across the country and also helps out students in various colleges to have events and create their own businesses.
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