Hyderabad is a major centre for the technology industry, it's home to many upscale restaurants and shops. Hyderabad is historically referred to as a pearl and diamond trading centre, and it still continues to be referred to as the "City of Pearls". This has also been the main reason for the rise of emerging startups in Hyderabad. These are some startups that are doing very well in Hyderabad for the past few years.
My Dream Store
Karthik Venkat, the founder of mydreamstore.com, has done his engineering from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology where he was Member of the Placement and Training Committee. Later, he worked as a Financial Analyst. In 2014, he found My Dream Store which makes T-shirts and sells them as well. Many people who want to make a particular kind of shirt, but can’t find it in the market or online, they can make that shirt on mydreamstore.com and buy it. My dream store will give it to them later on when they are done making the T-shirt.
Aditya Vuchi, the founder of Zippr, has done his engineering from Osmania University and later studied at West Virginia University. In 2013, he found Zippr which is funded by Indian Angel Network and raised $1 million. It is a new address format that helps solve complex addresses within the country. It is available on iOS and Android. It is building an ecosystem of business and governments that are using a new format to communicate addresses for a number of reasons.
Ronak Kumar Samantray, Neeraj Sabharwal, Nitin Jain and Jasminder Gulati are the founders of NowFloats. Gulati has done him under graduation from the University of Mumbai. Jain has done his MBA in Marketing and Finance from Indian School of Business. Samantray has done his engineering from College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar. It gives local business a platform to promote their products and also help them get patent for their technology creation.
Hello Curry is India’s first fast food restaurant chains based in Hyderabad. The restaurant sells Indian food items for dinner and lunch. They have Hyderabad special Biryani and have all non-vegetarian and vegetarian items required by Indian fast food chain. The chain is pocket-friendly and aims to spread itself across the country.
Jaya Guru Panda and Naveen Sinha are the founders of WazzatLabs. WazzatLabs is an online platform which enables a totally different searching experience. It is trying to revolutionaries fashion and is a one-click image-based search platform. Jaya Guru Panda has done his MBA from Indian Business School and Naveen Sinha has done his B.Tech from International Institute of Information Technology in Computer Science.
A healthcare service, Orvoz, launched in 2015. It has paid capital of Rs. 1 lakh. Usha Rani Mudunuri and Ramesh Raju Mudunri are the Directors Orvoz Healthcare Private Limited. It is a private company that has been in Hyderabad for two years. The healthcare service engages with patients. The start-up if in various field such as finance, oil, natural gas, manufacturing etc. It has many senior professionals who have joined hands and come together for this patient engagement service. It empowers patients to take control over their health.
It is an online platform which gives health benefits to people and helps them with traditional health secrets and offers them tasty food with health benefits. Sutra means to rule in Sanskrit. Hence, the name itself explains everything. If you want to stay healthy, there are certain rules that you have to follow in order to have a healthy lifestyle. It gives food option like barley, wheat, millet flakes etc.
Kiran Kalakuntla, founder and CEO of eKincare, did his engineering from Duke University and under graduation from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. ekincare monitors medical information and gathers medical results from various providers, update profiles and gives single repository for users and store their medical records in the system.
An app similar to Swiggy and Zomato, TinMen provides food to its customer. It’s a food ordering app which provides homemade food. TinMen is very well known in Hyderabad and aims to spread itself across the country and have the similar brand value as Swiggy and Zomato.
Founder - Krishna Ella
Sector - Biotechnology
Founded in 1996, Bharat Biotech is a multidimensional biotechnology company specialising in product-oriented research, development and manufacturing of vaccines and biotherapeutics. Investors include ICICI Ventures and International Finance Corporation (IFC).
PayNear is trying to build India’s largest hyperlocal fin serve network. It is DIPP Certified Fintech Company set up under Government of India’s startup programme in 2016. Using Aadhaar, it empowers around 2 lakh stored around Hyderabad. It provides digital assistance to individuals as well as companies. With its growing mission and vision, it aims to spread its wings across the country. Anand Kumar Bajaj, the founder and CEO of PayNear, a graduate from Indian Institute Of Management Ahmedabad with 17 years work experience knows the system and how to operate it well.
In 2015, Vipul Mishra and Manish Jha founded Canvasflip who had earlier cofounded Yougle. CanvasFlip enables people to create animation on the fly without resources or any kind of plug-in to be installed on the browser. You can draw HTML 5 animation in it without writing a single line of code. The best part about the application is that it works on mobile devices and low-bandwidth connections as easily.
This is our list for successful startups in Hyderabad. If you know any other startups in Hyderabad, please let us know in the comment. We will connect with them to feature their story.