5 Startups which are helping small ventures grow


Unfortunately due to covid-19 pandemic there have been many startups which had to be shutdown but here is the list of startups which are helping other businesses grow:

  1. Shiprocket

Sector: Logistics

This Delhi based startup is known for its logistics services to its clients (Direct to Consumers (D2C). Founded in 2011 this startup is known for its user friendly platform which it provides to other small ventures and businesses who are involved in selling their goods all across the globe. It provides services of delivery of goods including pickup options & cash on delivery options for the end users and also provides online payment system.

Shiprocket has been a pioneer in logistics industries mainly for MSMES as it gives best in class experiences for many e-commerce brands. It also claims to offer same day delivery and next day delivery services to e-commerces very soon. Shiprocket has raised $41.3 million in its Series D1 round led by PayPal Ventures, the corporate VC arm of PayPal. With this round, Shiprocket’s total funding brings to $94.3 million. Gillette, Mamaearth, Bira 91, The Beer Cafe, Aakash Institute are some of the notable brands that use Shiprocket’s service. It has integrated with various top delivery partners like Fedex, Delhivery, Bluedart, DHL etc.

Sector: B2B intermediary

Headqurtered in Bangalore udaan provides a network centric B2B platform to traders, wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers, and brands in India onto a single platform. It caters to various industries like  Electronics & Appliances, Clothing & Accessories, Footwear, Food & FMCG, Pharmaceuticals/Medicines, Home & Kitchens, Electricals, Toys, Baby & Sports and more.

Founded by former Flipkart Executives Kumar, Gupta and Amod Malviya five years ago, has a network of 1.7 million retailers, chemists, corner stores and small businesses doing over 4.5 million transactions per month with over 30,000 sellers on its platform. It has added over 1 lakh new businesses in 2020.

Udaan has raised $ 280 million in its latest round of funding at a valuation of $ 3.1 billion and has now an overall funding of $ 1.15 billion.

Sector: Digital Payment

Founded on 2014 by IIT Roorkee alumni, Harshil Mathur and Shashank Kumar razorpay product suite comprises of verticals, along with Payment Gateway, like Payment Links, Payment Pages, Subscriptions, Smart Collect, Route, Razorpay Capital, RazorpayX, Payroll and Thirdwatch.

It has helped all small & large businesses in accepting online payments. Accepting online payment is one of the main feature of doing online businesses and razor pay has made life easier.

Sector: Accounting

Founded in October 2018, Khatabook is the world’s fastest-growing Saas company. Founded by four IIT-Bombay grads, Khatabook is led by Ravish Naresh, Co-founder, and COO at Housing.com, one of India’s most significant property listing websites.

Khatabook is an accounting based startup which allows small businesses do their accounting.

Khatabook enables micro, small and medium merchants to track business transactions safely and securely. It also offers features such as online payment collection through UPI and QR; sending periodic reminders to creditors via messages and report generation.

Backed by Y combinator, cricketer MS Dhoni , Cred Founder Kunal Shah and various other top investors so far, the company has raised $87 Mn across funding rounds.

Sector: Management Software

Headquartered in Surat, Mera office is a SAAS based organization which gives professional organizations top management, track of tasks and list of clients . With the promotion of work from home due to the covid-19 pandemic mera office is a really useful software for businesses and professions who have its employees working from home to track their work. The starup is in its early traction stage. It is an Online Cloud-based Office Management Software For CA, CS, CMA, Tax Consultants, Advocates and every professional to manage their office work, team, clients & invoicing.  

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