It’s great to see the continued growth and resilience of the Indian startup ecosystem despite the challenges posed by the funding winter. Here’s a crisp summary of the 5 startups featured in the 40th edition of ’30 Startups To Watch:
· Focus: Sustainable biomaterials from agricultural residue.
· Founders: Apoorv Garg and Yugal Raj Jain.
· Mission: Reduce carbon footprints and promote circularity in supply chains.
· Focus: AI-based copilot platform for customer retention.
· Founders: Nitin Agarwal and Anant Garg.
· Offering: Unified customer view, insights, and revenue enhancement
· Focus: Kids’ footwear with adaptive growth technology.
· Founders: Krutika Lal and Satyajit Mittal.
· Unique: Patent for innovative sole technology, global expansion plans.
· Focus: Data-driven personal training for preventive healthcare.
· Founders: Anurag Dani, Rohit Patel, Amal George, and Aman Rai.
· Product: Aroleap X – smart, wall-mounted gym equipment with motor-powered resistance technology.
· Focus: Simplifying ONDC entry for businesses.
· Founder: Dasharatham Bitla.
· Offering: Integrated platform for connecting with e-commerce channels, including ONDC.
These startups cover various sectors, from sustainable materials and customer retention to kids’ footwear and fitness technology. Despite the funding challenges, they continue to innovate and contribute to the growth of the Indian startup ecosystem.