Finance
OpenTap

OpenTap

Senthil Natarajan

Vyatta Technology Private Limited

Chennai

 About

OpenTap is working towards financially including blue collar workers whose salary ranges from INR 6K to INR 20K a month. They have little or no accumulated savings, and like others, have planned / unplanned financial requirements.

Banks find this population commercially unviable, consequently the services offered by them are also very limited and in many cases, non-existent. As a result, this population unfortunately use their banks only to withdraw money. So, when an emergency knocks, they turn towards alternate sources of finance which are limited, unregulated and risky.

Three individuals with two things in common – Wall Street and a burning desire to do something for the not so inclusive section of the society, got together and incubated OpenTap.

 

Having seen first-hand the impact of a crashing economy and a deeper understanding of the situation, brought home the truth that a significant section of the society does not have access to financial services. Most of them are decent human beings who are needlessly denied credit, and in an emergency – they either end up dealing with usurious money lenders or then, are unsure where to go. Thus, begins their saga of being endlessly in debt and dealing with unfulfilled requirements.

This is the situation the founders wanted to change.

 

Contact address-

Address: #62, Abhiramapuram 3rd Street, 1st Floor, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600018

Hours: Open now ·

Phone: 044 4353 5667

Product and service-

For Borrowers-Clean, convenient and competitive short term personal loans

For Lenders-Responsible and participative lending avenue

For Employers-Employee motivation and retention program at zero cost to you

Funding: They raised fund from HNIs of ₹30M through Venture Round.

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Technology
Furlenco

Furlenco

Ajith karimpana

Kieraya Furnishing Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Bengaluru

About

Don’t be troubled by the evils of ownership. With Furlenco, you can be flexible with your furniture. It’s here when you want it, gone when you don’t. Enjoy free relocation when you move and feel free to swap between newer designs when bored.

They don’t just ship customer’s furniture. Instead, Furlenco’s experts deliver it in record time, usually in 72 hours, and set-it up in a heartbeat at absolutely no cost. They do this at a time of customer’s convenience and clean up right after.

Furlenco is a different furniture company. They enable the urban Indian to live better today in their homes, by giving them award-winning furniture and home decor on rent. All of company’s furniture is designed in-house by experts. Furlenco’s furniture is inspired by the Indian urban user and how they live in their homes. Furlenco’s designs are user-led and inspired by their evolving needs and growing lifestyle. Furlenco don’t just give furniture. They provide decor, accessories and appliances as well. So, with a simple click, one can furnish their entire home, room or corner without traversing multiple stores or websites at a fraction of the time, effort and cost. All decor that Furlenco provide is brand new, and never reused for hygiene reasons. Think of Furlenco as a furniture concierge service. It comes with a host of complimentary benefits like swapping of furniture when needs change, relocation across cities, pausing of subscriptions and deep cleaning services as a part of the subscription. Furlenco operate our services in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune and Delhi-NCR. We are headquartered in Bengaluru, India.

 

Contact address-

Address: BTM Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Phone: 080 4646 7373

 

Product and service-

They have many furniture in categories like Living room, bed room, appliance combo, SuperValu combo, study room, kids room.

 

Funding: The company raised $30 million in October 2016. Furlenco had secured $6 million in its Series A funding round led by LightBox VC in March 2015. Earlier, the company had received funds amounting to $100k via angel funding

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Ecommerce
Pine Labs

Pine Labs

Lokvir Kapoor

Pine Labs Pvt Ltd

Noida

Backed by funding from Sequoia Capital, Pine Labs- www.pinelabs.com has created a unique edge and name for itself. Their software development centre is in Noida-India and sales & support offices in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Also, they  have Pan India presence covering all tier 2nd & 3rd tier cities/towns. Pine labs is a leading provider of retail POS (Point of sale) solutions that simplify payment acceptance, while creating business opportunities for Issuers, merchants and brands to connect with consumers. Pine Labs began its journey with specialty payment and loyalty solutions. Today they have evolved into a payment acceptance partner choice for more than 70,000+ retailers, ranging from large worldwide enterprises and locally-owned small businesses. They have partnered with almost all the major banks in India. What makes Pine Labs a market leader today is constant innovation to develop new robust solutions which went beyond payment acceptance and helped retailers to acquire and engage customers at Point of Sale. Pine Labs merchants and partners get a robust platform to create new revenue streams with best in class value added solutions like Instant EMI, Instant Discounts, Cash Back Programs, Pay by Points, Loyalty Solution, Gift Solution platform, e-Wallet, Targeted Promotions, Dynamic Currency Conversion etc.


Company innovation:

They believe, it is only through innovation that they can acquire a competitive edge over others in today's environment.

Customer focus:

They believe that it is not enough that they deliver what customer asks for. They must go all the way to help customers to attain the goal that we engage them.

Leadership:

Pine Labs provides a thriving entrepreneurial environment that encourages new ways of thinking, challenging set beliefs and taking calculated risks.

Services:

Accept all Payment Modes:

The Acceptance of all Payment Modes, on a Single Pine Labs’ POS Machine (All Debit & Credit Cards, Digital Wallets, EMI, Gift/Meal Cards, Bharat QR, UPI etc.)

Sell more:

They Helps businesses of all sizes to sell more, with a widest range of value added services like EMI, Rewards Acceptance, DCC etc.

Get Loans to Grow our Business:

They provide Loans with minimal documentation and flexible repayment through Pine labs’ POS machine

Reliability & Security:

They provide Faster, reliable & secure transactions, with multiple connectivity to Acquiring Banks & maintaining highest security standards (PCI, PADSS, EMV, UKPT and TLE).

Funding:

Pine Labs has raised a funding round of $82 Mn led by Actis Capital and joined by new investor Altimeter Capital.

Reviews:

·        Pinelabs is one of the best companies I know & have worked with. But as business has been stopped in Krishna District I have been out. I'm trying again & hope I get a chance to work in this esteemed Company. (Employee)

·        salary package is good. freedom to work (employee)

·        They are providing excellent good service (Abhinav Chawla)

 

Contact details:

Plot No. B2, 2nd & 3rd Floor, Building 2,

Candor Techspace, Sector 62,

Noida-201309

 


























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Ecommerce
FarEye

FarEye

Kushal Nahata

fareye pvt ltd

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

FarEye has designed the world’s first BPM Engine for the modern-age logistics function, enabling companies to become agile and reduce their go-to-market time. A typical value chain of an organization is inclusive of customers on one end and suppliers on the other. FarEye seamlessly integrates both ends impacting not only the cost side of the value equation, but also fuels growth by enabling businesses to create value added services on top of its platform. These offerings, including but not limited to - time-slot deliveries, parcel shops & locker deliveries, direct to consumer model, easy returns, elastic logistics, crowd-sourcing, customizing delivery happiness platform, personalized deliveries and many others – increases revenue streams and give businesses a competitive edge, to win every time.

FarEye is enabling a whole new tier of analytics at the meta-data layer wherein its engine feeds on refined, analysed and intelligently automated pool of data. This set of ‘intelligent’ analytics translates real-time visibility into predictable ETA, Live Tracking and event notifications/alerts. The big data engine fuels on FarEye’s artificial intelligence capabilities to learn about route and customer behaviour for an enhanced experience.

As organizations become increasingly conscious of their efforts towards environmental sustainability, FarEye enables businesses to cut down their carbon footprints by automating their end-to-end logistics operations and eliminating manual repetitive tasks. FarEye is turning software into a human experience and creating better experiences for its customers by looking into the minutest detail that everyone else has ignored.

FarEye is empowering the logistics & distribution wings of enterprises across industries, by breaking down operational silos and enabling multi-enterprise collaboration. Thus, helping organizations to champion operational efficiency and customer experience.

FarEye executes more than 500 million shipments annually and has helped in increasing the first-time attempts by 25%, reducing the fuel expenses by 28% and increasing the customer visits by 66%. FarEye has been empowering the logistics wings of over 100 large organisations across 20 countries globally.

Features they are providing:

·        Trouble free dispatch

·        Real time management

·        Assured customer delight

·        Mobile application

·        Big data analytics

Services:

Making Logistics Processes 'Smarter:

The ecommerce-logistics industry in the Middle East region is at the cusp of digital transformation. To engage, empower and delight today’s millennials, companies must measure the delivery happiness score of the customer and align their operations in-order to make their logistics more customer-centric and create new revenue streams.

Many countries—including the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Qatar—are leading the change with high smartphone adoption rates and social media use. Building on a history of innovation, Middle East is transforming itself into a leading digital economy—and to realise significant economic benefits it must bring stakeholders together.

Digital Logistics Is Enabling the Rise of Global eCommerce

Digital age is ushering in a new era, which is making logistics ecosystems dynamic and complex. Per Gartner, revenue of over 72% of companies in supply-chain- dependent industries will be tied to digital business, and over 77% of processes will be digitized by 2020

Every possible dictionary adjective has already been used to define the growth of the global eCommerce industry in last two decades. As customer centricity and user experience become fundamental to this highly competitive industry, digital logistics will be catalytic for the next level of growth. Digital Logistics has transformed logistics from a manual task to real-time dynamic process using mobile computing and integration of technologies

They chose Right Logistics Partner in An Evolving Retail Landscape:

A ​Logistics partner is the ​only ​actual point of contact between the brand and the customers. Therefore, it plays an important role in ensuring th​at a flawless customer experience​ is delivered​. As consumer experience becomes key to cut the clutter in a highly competitive retail industry​ and the most important way to ensure brand loyalty​, retailers ​must associate with the right logistics partner who understand their business needs and meet these effectively and efficiently by leveraging their experience, expertise, and technology.

Mission: We work hard, we party harder at FarEye.

Funding: FarEye has raised the fund of $9.5M in Series C method

Contact details:

Lotus Business Park, Tower-B, 5th Floor, Plot Number 8, Sector-127, Noida, Uttar Pradesh - 201301


Reviews:

·        Very sorted work culture.

Open door culture - not just for the sake of saying. I can walk up to any level of managers and talk about anything with them.

If you can own it - You will do it; the sense of ownership is very important for anyone (employee)

·        Cool workplace, growing company, ownership in tasks, challenging roles (employee)

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Technology
Earth Food

Earth Food

Nilesh Palresha

Dorabjee & Co.Pvt Ltd

Pune

About

At Earth Food, they take their produce very seriously. All Earth Food’s vegetables and fruit are grown at our very own farms that follow the heathiest and most hygienic of practices the year round. Earth Food’s produce is grown with love and care from day 1 so you only get the best, nutritionally loaded produce. All Earth Food’s vegetables are strictly residue free and are minimally touched by human hands to avoid any sort of contamination. They follow G.A.P practices and transport all our deliciously rich vegetables and fruits to the comforts of customer’s home within 8 hours! When customer choose Earth Food, rest assured that your nutrients are coming from the healthiest and cleanest sources, locally grown at our private farms.

Wise men have often said, good health is life’s greatest blessing. And no one knows it better than Mother Nature. With her unlimited bounty, she has been regulating our climate. Rearing us. And feeding us for a long, long time. So why go and bio-engineer crops, eat processed food and generally mess around with her? At Earth Food, we shield Mother Nature from harmful chemicals. And practices. They believe, food should be pure, fresh, nutrient-rich and healthy. And that’s why Earth Food is produced and grown naturally and in an eco-friendly way. We use a healthy mix of traditional methods and innovation to keep pollution and wastage to a minimum. Most importantly, we ensure it is minimally touched by humans to avoid adulteration. This, we believe, not only makes it healthy for you, but also for the environment. The trick is not to try and change Mother Nature. But to live with her

Grown with love at a 100-acre farm quietly nestled at the warm foothills of Malthan, Earth Food ensures that quality of produce is paramount. Right from seeding to hand picking, Earth Food’s vegetables and fruit enjoy some of the special perks of being located further away from the hustle and bustle in the city of Pune. All operations are handled and managed at Earth Food’s estate in Malthan and are finally packed at certified packaging houses that follow universal guidelines in hygiene and nutrition. Earth Food want Earth Food’s consumers to enjoy a wholesome experience when digging in to our farm fresh harvest. Earth Food is the easiest choice to make.

 

 

Contact address-

VTP house

Next to Inorbit Mall

52/2b, Pune Nagar Road

Pune-411014

Mobile: +91 7620450000

Email: basket@theearthfood.com

 

Product and service-

They have vegetables in category

All vegetable

Indian vegetables

Exotic vegetables

Funding: they raised $949,000 from Rairah Corporation through Seed / Angel Funding

Company log

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Technology
Bizongo

Bizongo

Aniket Deb, Ankit Tomar, Sachin Agrawal

Smartpaddle Technology Pvt. Ltd

Mumbai

About

At Bizongo, they obsessed with packaging. Bizongo didn’t want to stop with just finding the best packaging products for customers. 

Bizongo wanted to look beyond and find more ways in which we could make packaging more functional, sustainable and exquisite. So, in December 2016, Bizongo launched the Bizongo Design Lab so that we can take care of every process - from design to development and procurement of packaging. 

their vibrant team at the Bizongo Design Lab is continuously creating relevant packaging design for brands to express better stories and developing packaging solutions that one could indulge in, utilize and admire.


Contact address-

Address: Third Floor, E wing, Tex Centre, Chandivali Farm Road, Chandivali, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400072

Hours

Open ⋅ Closes 6:30PM

Phone: 080800 04646


 

Product and service-

Food Packaging:

 Disposable | Disposable Bowls | Disposable Cutlery | Disposable Containers and Trays | Disposable Meal Trays | Aluminium Foils | Cling Film | Aluminium Foil Containers | Desserts and Bakeware | Disposable Glasses | Paper | Tissues | Pizza Box | Paper Cups and Glasses | Bakeware | Paper Pouches | Sweet Box | Food Boxes | Cake Box | Eco Friendly | Biodegradable Cutlery | Biodegradable Containers | Biodegradable Plates and Trays | Biodegradable Glasses and Bowls | Reusable | Reusable Glasses |

Bottles and Jars:

Jars | Premium Jars | Cosmetic Jars | Bottles | Plastic Bottles | PET Preform | Glass Bottle |

Packing and Shipping:

Boxes and Cartons | White Top Boxes | Corrugated Boxes | Wallet Box | Shoe Boxes | Protective Packaging | Courier Bags | Cable Ties and Twist Ties | Protective Pouches | Adhesive Tapes | Bubble Wrap | VCI Paper | Envelopes | Labels and Ribbons | Chromo Labels |

Pouches and Films:

Plastic Films | LDPE Film | Pouches | Zip Lock | Sealing Pouches | Zipper Slider Bags | Spout Pouches | Stand Up Pouches |

Packaging Bags:

Recyclable | Paper Bags | Non-Woven Bags | Plastic Bags | LDPE Bags | Carry Bags | BOPP Flap Tape Bags | Eco Friendly | Jute Bags |

Material Handling:

Trolley | Platform Trolley | Dustbins | Plastic Dustbins | Pallets | Plastic Pallets | Wooden Pallets | Plastic Crates | Aristo Crates | Nilkamal Crates | Foldable Crates | Supreme Crates | Warehousing Solutions | Flooring |


Funding: they raised $2,2000,000 from B Capital, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Accel Partners and IDG Ventures

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Technology
Bizongo

Bizongo

Aniket Deb, Ankit Tomar, Sachin Agrawal

Smartpaddle Technology Pvt. Ltd

Mumbai

About

At Bizongo, they obsessed with packaging. Bizongo didn’t want to stop with just finding the best packaging products for customers. 

Bizongo wanted to look beyond and find more ways in which we could make packaging more functional, sustainable and exquisite. So, in December 2016, Bizongo launched the Bizongo Design Lab so that we can take care of every process - from design to development and procurement of packaging. 

their vibrant team at the Bizongo Design Lab is continuously creating relevant packaging design for brands to express better stories and developing packaging solutions that one could indulge in, utilize and admire.

 

Contact address-

Address: Third Floor, E wing, Tex Centre, Chandivali Farm Road, Chandivali, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400072

Hours

Open ⋅ Closes 6:30PM

Phone: 080800 04646

 

Product and service-

Food Packaging:

 Disposable | Disposable Bowls | Disposable Cutlery | Disposable Containers and Trays | Disposable Meal Trays | Aluminium Foils | Cling Film | Aluminium Foil Containers | Desserts and Bakeware | Disposable Glasses | Paper | Tissues | Pizza Box | Paper Cups and Glasses | Bakeware | Paper Pouches | Sweet Box | Food Boxes | Cake Box | Eco Friendly | Biodegradable Cutlery | Biodegradable Containers | Biodegradable Plates and Trays | Biodegradable Glasses and Bowls | Reusable | Reusable Glasses |

Bottles and Jars:

Jars | Premium Jars | Cosmetic Jars | Bottles | Plastic Bottles | PET Preform | Glass Bottle |

Packing and Shipping:

Boxes and Cartons | White Top Boxes | Corrugated Boxes | Wallet Box | Shoe Boxes | Protective Packaging | Courier Bags | Cable Ties and Twist Ties | Protective Pouches | Adhesive Tapes | Bubble Wrap | VCI Paper | Envelopes | Labels and Ribbons | Chromo Labels |

Pouches and Films:

Plastic Films | LDPE Film | Pouches | Zip Lock | Sealing Pouches | Zipper Slider Bags | Spout Pouches | Stand Up Pouches |

Packaging Bags:

Recyclable | Paper Bags | Non-Woven Bags | Plastic Bags | LDPE Bags | Carry Bags | BOPP Flap Tape Bags | Eco Friendly | Jute Bags |

Material Handling:

Trolley | Platform Trolley | Dustbins | Plastic Dustbins | Pallets | Plastic Pallets | Wooden Pallets | Plastic Crates | Aristo Crates | Nilkamal Crates | Foldable Crates | Supreme Crates | Warehousing Solutions | Flooring |

Funding: they raised $2,2000,000 from B Capital, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Accel Partners and IDG Ventures

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Ecommerce
Craftsy

Craftsy

Andrew Rogers, Bret Hanna, John Levisay, Josh Scott, Josh Scott, Todd Tobin

craftsy ltd

Denver, Colorado, United States

Craftsy is an online platform based in Denver, Colorado that delivers crafts education, from quilting and knitting to cake decorating and paper craft, via high-definition interactive video tutorials and downloadable workshops. It also offers community project forums and craft supplies, including independent designer patterns. It was launched by the company Sympoz Inc in July 2011, and within a year Craftsy had attracted over half a million enrollments. On May 10, 2017, NBCUniversal announced that it had acquired Craftsy.

Craftsy exists to empower self-expression and create joy. We're a growth company with the heart of a startup that knits together content and eCommerce with innovative technology. Located in sunny, stunning Denver, we're five years into being and there’s still no shortage of impactful problems to solve as we endeavor to upend the craft, education, publishing and retail industries all at once.


Services:

  • They believe that when we give the time and love to create something by hand, we make the world a little bit better. And anyone who disagrees probably hasn’t had a handmade cupcake in far too long.
  • Their online studio offers so much more than typical tutorials. From the simplest scarf to the fanciest wedding cake, they see every creative project as a chance to grow -- not just as crafters, but as people
  • They are, literally, makers by the millions. Members, teachers, designers, contributors -- all united by the drive to create. They bring together the world's best instructors, most passionate enthusiasts and most inspiring ideas to help creative people everywhere do what they love best, even better.

Funding:

It has raised over $50 million in its fourth round of funding, led by Stripes Group. Current investors, which include Foundry Group, Tiger Global, Adams St. Partners, Access Venture Partners and Silicon Valley Bank, also participated in the round, which is earmarked to fund strategic growth.


Reviews:

Craftsy is a wonderful company for helping those to learn how to do something new or to give continuing instructions on something to build further expertise. The classes are reasonably priced on special sales. The instructors are very good at teaching and demonstrating their craft. The programs can be seen at any convenient time and stopped or gone back to see a demonstration. I love how the instructors smile and sometimes laugh when teaching. They make the learning process easier and more fun, like a friend teaching you something. Craftsy is my favourite to work with and I mainly am learning to quilt and a little bit of watercolor. (Claire Cranford customer)

The fabric is always first quality shipped fast not like other online popular fabric stores that hold your money and fabric for weeks (Rohan)


E mail: contact@sympoz.com

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Ecommerce
 Dream11

Dream11

Harsh Jain

Dream11 Fantasy Private Limited

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Dream11 is India’s Biggest Sports Game with 3 crores+ users playing Fantasy Cricket, Football, Kabaddi and NBA. A Game of Skill, Dream11 offers Indian sports fans a platform to showcase their sports knowledge. Fans can create their own team of real-life players from upcoming matches, score points based on their on-field performance and compete with other fans. Dream11 helps sports fans increase their engagement and connect deeper with the sport they love by being a team owner, not just a spectator. Dream11 is also the Official Partner of the top sports leagues in the world such as the Hero CPL, Hero ISL and NBA. A Series C funded startup, Dream11 was founded in 2012 by Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth. Kalaari Capital, Think Investments and Multiples Equity are the marquee investors in Dream11. Dream11 operates three separate portals through which it offers cricket based, football based and kabaddi based online fantasy games. Dream11 as used herein shall be construed as a collective reference to Dream11 and the Dream11 App. Dream11 can be accessed via the web/mobile site or the Android and iOS apps.


Service provided:

They work and play like a world-class sports team, and believe that the team is always greater than the individual.

they trust all their teammates to give their best. They encourage learning and empower their teammates to find our best way of working, learning and growing

They hire only A-players & their work speaks for itself. Their team includes former employees from Google, Netflix, Ola, InMobi, FedEx and many others.

At Dream11, they encourage people to learn and create their own niche. Experimentation is at the core of what we do & we empower unconventional thinkers to drive innovation.

They have meticulously designed every aspect of their workplace. It’s not an office, it’s their home turf, where they play hard and work hard, striving to give their users an unparalleled playing experience.


Funding:

Tencent looks to invest $100m in fantasy sports co Dream11


Contact details:

1901-A Naman Midtown, SB Marg, Elphinstone (W), Near Indiabulls Finance Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013


Mission:

India’s most trusted fantasy sports platform, and we’re only getting started.


Reviews:

·        This app is just awesome. I think every cricket lover would love this app (Gadarwara, India)

·        I don't want to say this is an app, or a website or else you can earn money like this. But this is the best way to enhance or sustain our cricket experiences and knowledge on cricket (Karim Nagar, India)




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