Top 11 Successful Startups in Kerala | Exhaustive List of Startup Companies in Kerala

Shubham Kumar Shubham Kumar
Jun 10, 2022 7 min read
Top 11 Successful Startups in Kerala | Exhaustive List of Startup Companies in Kerala

The "God's own country", Kerala is also a very vulnerable place to natural disasters. However, the people there are "warriors of God" too. They face each and every problem and fight through it. Does it sound familiar? Yes, Entrepreneurs! They also face and fight each and every problem. Not everyone in Kerala is an entrepreneur, but the state has given amazing startups to the country. Here, we have a list of the best startups in Kerala.

List of startup companies in Kerala

1. Recipebook
2. SurveySparrow
3. Innot Technologies
4. Techmago
5. Profoundis
6. Entri
7. Paysack
8. Sastra Robotics
9. Mashinga
10. Vyus Case Stringer
11. Baabtra

1. Recipebook

Founder: Anoop Balakrishnan, Arun Ravi and Nikhil Dharman
Founded Year: 2015

RecipeBook Logo
RecipeBook Logo

An app for the tyro chefs out there; an app that can list out possible recipes that can be prepared from whatever ingredients you have in hand. Using machine learning and image processing, RecipeBook provides a helping hand for anyone interested in cooking.

RecipeBook was founded in December 2015, by Anoop Balakrishnan, Arun Ravi and Nikhil Dharman. Stimulated by their own experience of cooking meals using whatever condiments and items they had at hand, they decided to solve this problem faced by bachelors in PGs, students in hostels and nearly everyone who has to make meals.

With more than a million installs, it has been recognized under Google’s β€˜Editor’s Choice’ in the play store. There’s even an offline shopping list which enables you to add ingredients to a list for the purpose of referencing.

2. SurveySparrow

Founder: Shihab Muhammed
Founded Year: 2017

SurveySparrow Logo
SurveySparrow Logo

As the name suggests, SurveySparrow is a tool which lets you create surveys and study them. SurveySparrow has the tagline β€œTurn surveys into conversations”. It simply depicts that they create surveys which are conversational and hence interesting for the people to fill. The idea came into the mind of Shihab Muhammed when his HR called him for the third time to fill out the β€œboring” employee survey form. Now SurveySparrow has become one of the leading startups in Kochi.

3. Innot Technologies

Founder: Rajith Nair and Prasanth Thankappan
Founded Year: 2014

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Inntot Logo

Streaming music, videos and images through the home networks is common today. There are various companies in this market at present, catering to millions of users across the globe. However, digital media receivers aren’t dirt cheap; they are expensive with the retail price growing exponentially as new features are being developed.

To counter this expensive problem Inntot has created the breakthrough Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) receiver solution. The startup also offers services pertaining to consumer electronics and IoT.

Currently based at InfoPark, Kochi, the endeavour launched in 2014, was the product of the combined efforts of Rajith Nair and Prasanth Thankappan. It was among the ten startups chosen for the Industrial Innovation Awards held in 2017.

4. Techmago

Founder: Rahul Krishna
Founded Year: 2017

Techmago Logo
Techmago Logo

Offering the gadget repair service from the comfort of sitting at home, Techmago has received accolades at events such as Startup Saturday Kochi, Techsparks 2016, Nasscom Product Conclave, and the World Startup Expo.

To schedule the service, customers need to visit the Techmago website, raise their complaints, schedule a free pickup as per their convenience, and once the repairs are done, a free drop service ensures that the repaired product reaches back safely to the right hands.

With benefits such as free diagnosis and cost estimation to avail, anyone in possession of a mobile, tablet, computer or laptop should take advantage of this venture.

5. Profoundis

Founder: Anoop Thomas Mathew, Arjun Pillai, Nithin Sam Oommen, and Jofin Joseph
Founded Year: 2012

Profoundis Logo
Profoundis Logo

A never back down spirit that lead to unprecedented achievement in spite of three failed attempts is the reason why Profoundis has been featured on this list. Launched in 2012, the key product of this startup, β€˜Vibe’, provides verified data through APIs and SaaS.

Vibe was launched in 2014, Which means two years of futile efforts, the startup was acquired by US-based FullContact with the announcement of the same being made on 23rd August 2016. After the acquisition, the entire Profoundis team joined FullContact and scaled.


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6. Entri

Founder: Mohammed Hisamuddin
Founded Year: 2017

Entri is an online learning startup based in Kochi that is β€˜adaptive’. It offers a variety of features such as dashboards that institutes can access to see student reports, a course structure that allows students to transition from being a novice to an expert in any topic of their choice, and a test preparation platform for exams such as IIT JEE, PSC, SSC and others.

Entri can be used either as a web app or a mobile app, thus providing greater flexibility. This initiative of Mohammed Hisamuddin and Rahul Ramesh has been rewarded by Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. Moreover, it is being supported by β€˜LearnLaunch’ and is a member of Facebook’s program for the most promising mobile apps.

7. Paysack

Founder: Nicky Jacob, Ricky Jacob, and Vivek Vinod
Founded Year: 2015

Paysack Logo
Paysack Logo

This fintech startup from Kochi is helping the business to take better care of their employees by reimbursing the expenses hassle-free online. It provides a mobile wallet and a card using which employees can make payments. All expenses and tracked and the employees of the company save a lot on taxes.

8. Sastra Robotics

Founder: Akhil Asokan, Aronin Ponnappan, and Achu Wilson
Founded Year: 2013

Sastra Robotics Logo
Sastra Robotics Logo

This Ernakulum-based robotics startup is working hard to create new robotic solutions and technologies. The company supports the idea of humans and the robot’s coexistence. Also, they help and take help from different research institutions for their development. The company was started in 2012 and was selected as the top 5 startups of 2012 in the StartupVillage, incubation center.

9. Mashinga

Founder: Nidal Rashid, Nijil Yesudas, and Sreekumar Kr
Founded Year: 2013

Mashinga is a computer software company. It was also incubated at the StartupVillage. Mashinga provides a suite of tools to manage your meetings and make them interactive. Their tools help you to manage and schedule everything prior to the meeting and also help you during the meeting to present everything perfectly.

10. Vyus Case Stringer

Founder: Sajulal GL
Founded Year: 2015

Vyus Case Stringer is software developed by Vyus Technologia. Vyus Case Stringer enables legal professionals to go paperless and enhances their efficiency at the same time.

Since lawyers and legal professionals create lots of documents that need to be managed in a systematic manner, Vyus Technologia has created a modern, cloud-based web application that innovatively helps legal professionals go paperless. The key advantage of this web application is that it can be accessed from anywhere.

11. Baabtra

Founder: Muhammad Haris NP and Anoop KC
Founded Year: 2010

baabtra.com Logo
baabtra.com Logo

baabtra.com is the software development training division of an IT Company baabte System Technologies, a member of NASSCOM, CAFIT and GTECH, established on 31st March 2010. baabtra.com helps freshers to start their professional careers by making them skilled programmers through internship programs in the most popular technologies like Python, Java, PHP and the latest technologies like Angular & Node.js. The platform is connected with over 70 IT companies, 282 training institutes, and 80 colleges.


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Conclusion

So, this was our list of successful startups in Kerala. Hope you enjoyed reading it. If you know about any other Startups in Kerala that aren't a part of this list, do contact us and we would love to feature them in this post!

FAQs

Is Kerala good for startups?

Yes, Kerala is a great place for budding startups. The country ranks alongside the top cities for growing startup ecosystems in India.

Which are the best startups in Kerala?

Recipebook, SurveySparrow, Innot Technologies, Techmago, Profoundis, Entri, Paysack, Sastra Robotics, Mashinga, and Baabtra are some of the successful startups in Kerala.

How many startups are there in Kerala?

Kerala has around 3000 startups which are contributing to the startup ecosystem of India.

What is Kerala Startup Mission?

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) is the central agency of the Government of Kerala for the development of entrepreneurship and startups in Kerala, India.

What is the best business to start in Kerala?

Designer Fashion Boutique, Online Home Decor Services, Accounting Services, App-Based Home-made Food Delivery, and Property Management Services are some of the best businesses to start in Kerala.

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