Vizag is an industrial centre and the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh. Vizag is formally known as Visakhapatnam. Being the industrial centre, it's not alien to technological advancements and the impact of startups. People of Andhra Pradesh are now adopting new technology like never before and the startup ecosystem in Vizag is gaining traction as well. The team at StartupTalky has compiled a list of the hottest startups in Visakhapatnam that are taking innovation to the next level.
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Kalpah Innovations Private Limited
Brilliance Tech Sols (P) Ltd.
Founder: Shiva Karan
One of the biggest startups of Vizag, AcroMarc provides excellent offline shopping experience. Shoppers can buy any product from any store in an Indian city seamlessly (with a delightful checkout experience) using AcroMarc.
The AcroMarc app is the intersection of private sharing and online shopping, focusing on one-to-one and small group conversations. It analyses massive amounts of data and scales down complexity into a simple, personal style rating and size just for the user based on his or her body, fit, style preferences, and performance needs. With the help of a virtual styling room, users can get the best suggestions about budget-friendly products that make them look stylish and sophisticated.
Founder: Akash Sinha
Akash Sinha is the director of Wellness Hub, which he founded in 2012. Wellness Hub focuses on helping people achieve optimal wellness through proper diet, exercise, sleep routines, stress management, and much more. It bridges the gap between therapists and clients.
The Visakhapatnam startup wishes to make the process of being counseled as seamless as possible for its clients. Be it an in-person session at its hubs, a video session, a chat therapy using its mobile app, or a phone session on the official website, Wellness Hub wants to make fitness accessible to all.
Founder: Sarat Adireddi
My Vedhika is an application, a mosaic one-stop solution to host wonderful events you may have only dreamt of. It’s a quick search engine for everything related to event organization and management like function halls, catering, decoration, event organizers, sound and lighting, etc.
Shopping carts with the best deals and offers allow users to book their requirements for events based on the various budget ranges in different categories. Customers can easily find out dine-out restaurants, places for drinks and nightlife, luxury dining, buffet places, international restaurants, etc. in Vizag.
Founder: Renuka Rathode
Adnest is an online platform that allows offline stores to promote themselves online. It is done through a massive customer network Adnest has built overtime. Adnest also offers discounts to customers who like to touch and feel the product before purchasing it.
Founder: Udaya Yayati
Kalpah Innovations Private Limited is a private entity incorporated on 31 March 2015. It is officially registered as a non-government company and is registered at Registrar of Companies, Hyderabad. Its authorized share capital is Rs. 100,000 and its paid-up capital is Rs. 100,000. Directors of Kalpah Innovations Private Limited are Malla Udaya Bhaskar and Boddeti Madhuri Satya. Kalpah is involved in software publishing, consultancy, and supply.
Founder: Gopi Bulusu
Gopi Bulusu, the founder of NextTrade, is offering mutual fund managers, HNIs, and traders insights into the global stock market trends; NextTrade allows customers to pick up a time for the purchase and sale of the product. NextTrade's vision is to increase its presence in the state then spread nation-wide. This Vizag-based startup offers services via mobile and e-mail based on subscription and application.
Founders: Dushyant Rathi and Veddant Rathi
Struck is a online and offline resource to find the best in-town deals, sales, and offers. Customers can place their orders online through Struck. The company can place your order on an e-commerce portal and process the order on your behalf. Struck works with smart city vendors, sellers, artists, designers, and many others. The online venture celebrated the change and expansion Visakhapatnam has gone through in the last decade and aims to promote initiatives in the city through its online platform.
This action by Struck will raise awareness among both online and offline shoppers about Vizag’s reputation as a ‘shopping heaven’ while effectively promoting the city’s shopping infrastructure.
Founder: Gopi Saragadam
Absolin was founded in 2014 and now has more than 50 employees. It is a software services provider in Visakhapatnam with the skills and expertise to facilitate complex business solutions.
This startup from Vizag offers services in software development, web development, content management solutions, and creative design.
Brilliance Tech Sols (P) Ltd.
Founder: Pradeep Narava
Brilliance Tech Sols. (P) Ltd. was founded in 2012. It guides people through the latest technology and tools required for business growth.
Brilliance Tech has a team — consisting of marketing experts and technical champs — that provides consultation to clients.
Founder: Kiran Pasavedala
Headquartered in Berlin, Mojoreads is building an influential product of the web era. It is creating the largest digital books library. Mojoreads is also crafting a neoteric social e-commerce platform that will enable users to monetize their content expertise. With Mojoreads, anyone can be a publisher, writer, curator, or reader.
Founder: Prasanth Kumar Owk
Prasanth Kumar Owk is the CEO and founder of Lucidchain. Lucidchain's DigiC platform helps with smart contracts in private blockchain scenarios. It is fully homomorphic and compatible with platform agnostic integration points.
Founder: Krishna Vattipalli
Imaginnovate is a digital agency specializing in the development of mobile applications for iOS, Android, HTML5, and ROR technologies. It was founded in 2013. Imaginnovate is built on the core principle of delivering quality products with pixel-perfect precision. Imaginnovate delivers exceptional- quality work at low costs.
Founder: Uday Bhaskar Pydi
GOEFCO is an e-commerce platform that provides a massive catalog for construction materials. It offers users the best possible choices for hassle-free constructions. It aims to become the "A-Z platform" for construction. GOEFCO claims to be India's first hyperlocal market in the construction segment.
Founder: Aliasgar Calcuttawala
Saif Automation was started in 2018 by Aliasgar Calcuttawala with support from his father Ahmed S Abdeally and his brother Taher Ahmed. Saif Automation helps reduce drowning incidents with the help of water drones named ‘Saif Seas’. These drones can be deployed in emergency situations at sea or in other water bodies. Once thrown into the water, crew members can control the drone such that it can navigate and pick up a drowning person and bring them to safety.
Founder: Vajahaarth Hussain
Advoge is the first choice solution of content brewers for monetization. Advoge acts as a facilitator and aggregator for merchants, affiliates, and ad promoters — creating a massive revenue stream for the content brewers and itself.
The company aims to expand beyond Vizag and become known country-wide.
Founder: Shri Naresh Kumar
Symbiosys Technologies is one of the top IT companies in Visakhapatnam that provides services to a spectrum of clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, retail and distribution, manufacturing, healthcare, public sector, telcos, utilities, and transportation. Symbiosys offers project delivery capabilities to its clients through options such as onsite development at the client's facility, or offsite at one of its offshore development facilities in India.
Vizag is rapidly advancing towards the tag of an "Indian entrepreneurial hub". If you know about any other startup or entrepreneur in Vizag, let us know in the comments. We would love to feature them in this list.
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