Surat is the fourth cleanest city and textile hub of India. Although it is known for its massive textile industries in the city, it is also producing some great entrepreneurs and new startup companies to the market. Let’s see some of the best Startups in Surat, a city in the state of businessmen, Gujarat.
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Founder: Rushabh Shah
Year Founded: 2015
Responscity is a Smart City Technology Company, functioning in India. They create innovative software and hardware solutions for City Management by understanding the community, designing a solution and finally engaging the stakeholders in implementing the solutions in the city. The company offers Digital House Identification (DHI) which is a Digital Infrastructure created by the integration of Hardware and Software enabling the city to become efficient, transparent and accountable.
Rushabh Shah is the founder and CEO of the company. He founded Responscity in 2015. Before founding Responscity Rushabh was previously working as a Research Analyst for CNBC-TV18.
Founder: Neetin Agarwal
Year Founded: 2013
Drone Study is an Educational Company located in Surat, Gujarat. The company is fully focused on the Improvement of the quality of teaching with the efficient use of technology. It is just like another sites for online courses, however, no e-learning site is the same as the other. Teaching is an art and every artist is unique. You will find great study material and there will be mentors to help you out.
Mr. Neetin Agarwal is the CEO and Founder of Drone Study Pvt. Ltd. He holds a BTech degree from IIT Madras. The company was initially founded in 2013 under the direction of him.
Founder: Arvind Saraf
Year Founded: 2015
Wishbook is a B2B website. It provides products for wholesale purchasing easily. It offers digitization of fashion/apparel catalogue distribution & sales process. This digitized information, starting with their product catalogues for Fashion & Apparel companies, will allow easy sharing of new catalogue/product launches down the entire B2B distribution chain. It offers an open B2B marketplace, and take it to the existing marketplaces. People can also sell products in wholesale on this platform.
Wishbook was founded by Arvind Saraf in 2015. The company has bagged the awards for “Most valuable fashion startup of the year” and “Best B2B e-Commerce of the year”. However, Wishbook is totally focused on the textile industry. The company started off as Triveni Labs, before taking this shape.
Founder: Karnav Shah
Year Founded: 2012
Chintaless Nagrik was started with a great cause and an entrepreneurial spirit of the founder. It helps people with legal problems. You can even get some services for free. Its an NGO, however, you will have to pay some bucks for other premium services. But you don’t have to worry a lot because they are available at a very affordable price.
Chintaless Nagrik was founded in 2012 by Karnav Shah. Karnav is also the founder of StartupEntrepreneur.in & Reg.NGO JivanamAsteya.
Founder: Devang Parekh
Year Founded: 2014
Foodsome was first started as an online portal to help users to know more about restaurants in their cities. As of now, it helps people to save money on restaurants. People have to buy their subscription and the app provides a good discount on all the registered restaurants.
Devang Parekh started working on Foodsome in 2013. He finally launched it in 2014 but only for Surat City. Foodsome's service is now also available in Vadodra, Vapi-Daman and Navsari. Devang completed his engineering in 2008 and started working as a web-developer for a company before founding Foodsome. The name of the company came into existence by combining "Food" and "Awesome".
Founder: Anand Daga
Year Founded: 2004
Aumgene Bioscience is a company which takes the bioresearch contracts from other companies. It is a research-driven biotech startup based in Surat. It is involved in the manufacturing, development and marketing of different types of enzymes, probiotics, and Agribiotech. It is also one of the few biotech companies in India with R&D, Pilot and Production scale fermentation infrastructure under the same roof.
Aumgene Bioscience was founded in the year 2004 by Anand Daga. Anand is now the Director of Aumgene Bioscience Pvt. Ltd. He did his MBA in Finance from the University of Washington. He holds his MS degree from the University of Maryland College Park.
Founder: Chintan Choksi & Jay Shenmare
Industry: Social Network
Year Founded: 2017
Krossways is a complete social networking platform that combines the power of social planning with social sharing. It makes it easier to plan and share your social hangouts with friends or families through its unique social networking platform. When you plan to hang out with your friends on Krossways, your friend can narrow down the list of places you guys can peacefully hang out on.
Although it is not a popular startup, this is a good initiative. Chintan Choksi and Jay Shenmare are the founders of Krossways. Chintan Choksi is currently the CEO and Director of Product at Krossways.
Shilp Maitri Innovative Solution
Founder: Hardik Desai
SMIS is a company dealing with VR solutions. It is a platform that makes creating 3D VR content as easy as three clicks. Although they also deal with other technology solutions their main focus is VR technology. The companies vision is to democratize virtual reality content creation. They are using a cutting-edge technology with the use of drag and drop.
SMIS was founded by Hardik Desai. Desai is the CEO of Shilp Maitri Innovative Solution (SMIS) and managed to bag deals from companies like Mercedez-Benz, White Wind Group, etc.
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