NetPlug – Inventrom

Founders: Pranav Pai Vernekar and Vinayak Joshi. First claim to fame was Minion Bot. Now working on NetPlug, an IoT device that helps manufacturers of electrical appliances, electronic devices and industrial machinery connect their products to the Internet. Also lets users control different devices via a smartphone app, social media and other web-based tools. Clients include Mukunda Foods (IoT dosamaker), SS Electrical (IoT lighting) and Ashwini Agarwal (IoT hooter).


Fleetrover – enterprise software for fleet management

Founders: Luke Sequeira, Chris Atkinson, Hannah Bain, Joshua Silveira and Aprup Shet. Raised $180,000 in 2015 from angel investors Tim Chen (CEO, Nerdwallet) and Sanjay Venkat (former VP, Bank of America),partner at Cadian Capital. (Detailed story here). They also run DCCPER, a design and development company, which delivers web and mobile applications for startups. In two years, they have grown to 50 people with offices in three countries.


Browntape – cloud-based platform for multi-channel online sales

Founders: Gurpreet Singh and Piyush Goel. Raised nearly $1 million from Seedfund and Krishnan Ganesh in April 2014. Helps online merchants manage their orders and inventory for multiple e-commerce marketplaces. Has grown from 10 people in 2014 to 175 currently; expanded from SaaS to enterprise.

Vacation Labs – Shopify for travel

Founder: Saurabh Nanda (IIT Kanpur alumnus). Current product is a combination of a back-office platform and booking engine, and includes a supplier-side mobile app for tour and activity operators. The two-year-old firm has about 1,800 customers.

Prototyze – incubator for mobile technology ventures

Founder: Gourav Jaswal. Recently tied up with actress Gul Panag to co-found MobieFit, a start-up focused on fitness-centred mobile apps. Launched their first product, FirstRun, a coaching app for running enthusiasts earlier in 2015.

Beard Design – website and digital design

Founder: Abhishek Sarda. Helps brands develop beautiful websites and other digital products. Has worked with 150 clients across 27 cities and 11 countries in three years.

Mobobeat – mobile app advertising network

Founder: Tyrone D’Souza. Less than a year old and has clients across the world. Its USP is that it works on cost per install (CPI) basis rather than the traditional cost per click (CPC) basis preferred by traditional ad networks.
GrowthGravy –growth hacking solutions for startups
Founder: Viresh Vazirani. Focuses on the mobile space and claims to have a few big tech startups as clients. Previously worked with ,, Launched GrowthGravy after realising startups’ need for growth hacking.