India is emerging as the fastest growing base of startups worldwide. As per Nasscom data, India has moved up to the third position and is one amongst the first five largest startup communities in the world.
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No wonder why young techies are quitting their stable jobs and are betting big on creative new ideas that are now supported by the Government of India's 'Startup India' initiative.
Based out of Hyderabad, Bolt Auto Technologies has developed a 2A mobile charger for people who commute on two wheelers. The portable charger attaches itself to the handlebars of your bike and also tracks your movements using a special app. Dubbed Red Streak, it is the world's first 'smart' mobile phone charger for motorbikes that comes with a detachable design to prevent theft and misuse of the device. The charger also tracks your entire ride on a route map, total distance, average speed, etc. using the Bolt Riders App.
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Trak n Tell
Recently funded by WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton, Trak N Tell is a Gurgaon-based startup that aims at creating intelligent devices for automobiles. The startup has developed Intelli7, a GPS device that fits in a car and provides real-time information to the car owners about the vehicle's location. In worst case scenario of a theft, the device allows its owners to immobilize the vehicle remotely by simply tapping a button on the accompanying smartphone app.
The GPS enabled device is priced at Rs. 5,999, which covers the cost of the hardware, SIM services,and cloud-based services for a period of three years.
Everyone loves to go on vacation but no one likes to get into the hassle of researching and drafting itineraries for the trip. That said, Inspirock does that for you by automatically creating customized itineraries. The startup help tourists generate itineraries for a single location or trips spanning different countries, thus saving them several hours of online research time.
The startup recently raised $3 million in seed funding from returning investor MakeMyTrip.
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Cardiac Design Labs
This Bengaluru-based startup won the Google's Grand Jury prize at the Startup India Launchpad because of its life-saving healthcare product, designed to address one of the most crucial health problems. The startup has made a Mobile Intelligent Remote Cardiac Monitor or MIRCaM, which includes a body unit, patient's bedside unit, doctor's terminal and doctor's mobile app. The monitor provides real-time patient alerts in the form of mobile notifications to doctors and hospitals.
The product can be a good tool for post-operative monitoring at home.
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Founded in 2015, NestAway became quite popular in the year 2016 among the youth in the country. Backed by Ratan Tata, the startup offers a list of furnished homes available for rent for families, single boys and single girls! NestAway's website has all the details including pictures of the house, rent and other amenities available. The startup operates in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune and Delhi and its suburbs.