Entrepreneurs In Kerala | Startups in Kerala [Exhaustive List of Startup Companies]

Shubham Kumar Shubham Kumar
Jul 15, 2021 7 min read
Entrepreneurs In Kerala | Startups in Kerala [Exhaustive List of Startup Companies]

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 best startups in Kerala.

We have also covered successful startups from Kolkata, Lucknow and other major cities of India. Before you proceed, if you know any other startups in Kerala, successful businessman in Kerala, please let us know in the comments below. We would love to cover them in this list of Kerala startups.

Also read - Here is our exhaustive list of all recently funded startups in Kerala and other cities.

List of Startup companies in Kerala

Recipebook
SurveySparrow
Innot Technologies
Techmago
Profoundis
Entri
Paysack
Sastra Robotics
Mashinga
Vyus Case Stringer
Baabtra
FAQs

Recipebook

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

RecipeBook App | Startups in Kerala
RecipeBook App | Startups in Kerala

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 Googleโ€™s โ€˜Editorโ€™s Choiceโ€™ in play store. Thereโ€™s even an offline shopping list which enables you to add ingredients to a list for the purpose of referencing.

Startups in Kerala

SurveySparrow

Founder: Shihab Muhammed
Founded Year: 2017

Logo of SurveySparrow | List of startups in Kerala
Logo of SurveySparrow | List of startups in Kerala

As the name suggests, SurveySparrow is a tool which lets you create surveys and study them. SurveySparrow has the tagline โ€œTurn surveys into conversationsโ€. It simply depicts that they create surveys which are conversational hence interesting for the people to fill. The idea came into the mind of the Shihab Muhammed when his HR called him for the third time to fill the โ€œboringโ€ employee survey form.

Innot Technologies

Founder: Rajith Nair and Prasanth Thankappan
Founded Year: 2014

Inntot Technologies Logo | Kerala Startup

Streaming music, videos and images through home network is common today. There are various companies in this market at present, catering to millions users across the globe. However, digital media receivers arenโ€™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 endeavor 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.

Techmago

Founder: Rahul Krishna
Founded Year: 2017

Techmago Logo | Kerala Startup

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 Techmago website, raise their complaint, 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.

Profoundis

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

FullContact acquired Profoundis | Kerala startups
FullContact acquired Profoundis | Kerala startups

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, โ€˜Vibeโ€™, provides verified data through APIs and SaaS. And do you know, Vibe was launched in 2014. That 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 acquisition, the entire Profoundis team joined FullContact and scaled.


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Entri

Founder: Mohammed Hisamuddin
Founded Year: 2017

Entri | Startups in Kerala
Entri | Startups in Kerala

Entri is an online learning platform that is โ€˜adaptiveโ€™. 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 byMartin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. Moreover, it is being supported by โ€˜LearnLaunchโ€™, and is a member of Facebookโ€™s program for the most promising mobile apps.

Paysack

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

Fintech Startup | Paysack | Startups in Kerala

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 payment. All expenses and tracked and the employees of the company save a lot on taxes.

Sastra Robotics

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

Sastra Robotics Logo | Kerala Startups
Sastra Robotics Logo | Kerala Startups

This Ernakulum based robotics startup is working hard to create new robotic solutions and technologies. The company supports the idea of humans and the robotโ€™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.

Mashinga

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

Mashinga Logo | Startups in Kerala
Mashinga Logo | Startups in Kerala

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.

Vyus Case Stringer

Founder: Sajulal GL
Founded Year: 2015

Vyus Technologia Logo | IT Company in Kerala

Vyus Case Stringer is a 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 a legal professional go paperless. The key advantage of this web application is that it can be accessed from anywhere.

Baabtra

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

baabtra.com | Kerala Software Training Company 

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 career by making them a skilled programmer through internship programs in the most popular technologies like Python, java, PHP and 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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So, this was our list for successful and famous startups and entrepreneurs in Kerala. Hope you enjoyed reading it on StartupTalky. If you know about any other Startups in Kerala that isn'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?

Kerala ranks alongside the top cities for growing startup ecosystem in India.

Which are the best startups in Kerala?

  • Recipebook
  • SurveySparrow
  • Innot Technologies
  • Techmago
  • Profoundis
  • Entri
  • Paysack
  • Sastra Robotics
  • Mashinga
  • Vyus Case Stringer
  • Baabtra

How many startups are there in Kerala?

Kerala has around 2200 startups which are contributing in startup ecosystem of India.

What is Kerala Startup Mission?

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) is the central agency of the Government of Kerala for 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
  • Property Management Services

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