Top Unicorn Startups of India 2021 Part-2
This blog will be a continuation of the previous blog where we had discussed about the unicorn startup and the startup which had entered the list of unicorn startup in the year 2021. In the last part we had seen 16 startup such as Digit, Infra.Market, Groww, Sharechat, gupshup, meesho etc. Now here we would continue with more startups such as BharatPe, UPgrad, grofers, Vedantu, apna, MPL, Mobikwik, and so on… the startup on 17th number in the list is:
17.BharatPe: BharatPe became the fifth fintech startup to enter the unicorn club this year it bagged $370 Million in a Series E equity round led by Tiger Global at a valuation of $2.85 Billion. In 2018 Ashneer Grover and Shashvat Nakran launched BharatPe and BharatPe launched India’s first UPI interoperable QR code for merchants.
18.UPgrad: It is one of the Best Edtech startup, Founded by Ronnie Screwvala, Mayank Kumar, Phalgun Kompalli and Ravijot Chugh, it offers higher education courses in collaboration with various universities. And it also claims to have over 2 Million registered learners.
19.Zetwerk: Founded by Amrit Acharya, Srinath Ramakkrushnan, and Vishal Chaudhary, in 2018. It is a manufacturing services platform that connects manufacturing companies with vendors and suppliers for customized products, industrial machine components and other equipment.
20.Grofers: Grofers is now also known as Blinkit. It was founded by Albinder Dhindsa and Saurabh Kumar in December 2013, it is an Indian online grocery delivery service. This Indian startup had also entered the unicorn club in 2021.
21.Mind tickle: It was founded in 2011 by Krishna Depura, Nishant Mungali, Mohit Garg and Deepak Diwakar. It is a SaaS platform that focuses on improving the sales function in businesses by understanding ideal sales behaviors, increasing seller knowledge and skill sets, and incorporating real-world feedback from their meetings with customers.
22.Vedantu: Founded in 2014 by Krishna, Anand Prakash, and Pulkit Jain, this is an interactive online tutoring platform and currently it claims to have over 35 Million+ students attending live classes every month. This startup joined the unicorn club after raising $100 Million and it is the fifth Indian edtech unicorn.
23.Apna: Apna is a job marketplace for India’s blue-collar workers. Founded by Nirmit Parikh in 2019, it entered the unicorn club after raising $100 Million in a Series C.
24.MPL: MPL is the second Indian gaming startup which had entered the unicorn club. MPL offers various gaming options such as skill-based games like daily fantasy sports and chess to casual games. It was founded in 2018 by Sai Srinivas Kiran G and Shubh Malhotra.
25.CoinSwitch Kuber: CoinSwitch Kuber became the second Indian crypto startup to enter the unicorn club. Founded in 2017 by Singhal, Govind Soni and Vimal Sagar Tiwari.
26.Rebel Foods: Rebel foods operates multiple quick-servi ce food brandsIndependently, Founded in 2011 by Jaydeep Barman and Kallol Banerjee.
27.Licious: It is one of the meat startup which entered the unicorn startup list this year The meat D2C startup raised $52 Mn in its Series G round. Founded in 2015 by Abhay Hanjura and Vivek Gupta.
28.Mobikwik: Founded in 2009 by Bipin Preet Singh and his wife Upasana Taku, It is a fintech company. This company turned unicorn in October, 2021.
29.Cardekho: CarDekho has turned into a unicorn following its recent Series E and Debt financing rounds and this company successfully raised fund around $200 million and $50 million respectively, with the last funding rounds that it saw. It was founded in 2007 by Amit Jain, Anurag Jain.
30.ACKO: Acko ek digital insurance provider hai India ka, it is the first insurance startup which provide efficient car, bike, and health insurance without any paperwork. Founded in 2016 by Varun Dua and Ruchi Deepak.
This is the list of 30 startup which had entered unicorn club in this year and there is long way to go because everyone’s mindset in India had changed, apart from job seeker we are providing jobs and this is the best thing and this is the only way through which India can develop and grow its financial and economical condition.