Here Are Top 15 Inspiring And Most Read Startup Stories Of 2021

By Getrude Mathayo / Published December 29, 2021 | 8:32 am




KEY POINTS

Being an entrepreneur is tough. Having your startup make it past year one is even more so and generating revenue can at times seem next to impossible.




KEY TAKEAWAYS


Even the most successful businesses, small, medium, and large alike went through their share of challenges. And it can be so helpful to remind yourself you’re not crazy for feeling overwhelmed.


Being an entrepreneur is tough. Having your startup make it past year one is even more so and generating revenue can at times seem next to impossible.

Sometimes, it helps to hear some business success stories, especially when you are mired in the details of writing a business plan, getting a business loan, or finding a space.

Even the most successful businesses, small, medium, and large alike went through their share of challenges. And it can be so helpful to remind yourself you’re not crazy for feeling overwhelmed.

When you’re deep in the weeds of starting your business, it can be easy to think about quitting, but learning about other’s success can help lift your spirits

  1. Ampush

Ampush is a social ad-technology company that works to help brands and direct response advertisers achieve performance at scale with Facebook ads

  1. The billion-dollar Mu Sigma story

Mu Sigma is one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. It has raised a gargantuan grand total of 163 million dollars in funding over nine years of its existence and holds the unique distinction of securing the largest funding round ever by a business analytics company.

  1. Phanindra Sama of redBus says the best is yet to come, after the acquisition

We at YourStory have had a great relationship with redBus and have been associated with them since the beginning. Having seen the company’s meteoric growth in the past few years, it was interesting to know what founder Phanidra Sama thought about the acquisition

  1. An entrepreneur from Aurangabad who deserves applause

This is the story of Sachin Kate, who hails from Aurangabad in Maharashtra. From selling newspapers to being a school-going office boy at a computer institute, the road to starting up wasn’t smooth sailing for Sachin. Part-time jobs gave him the confidence to startup.

  1. The story of Rootwork’s early success

Six friends from NIT Allahabad, landed on an idea for an app while still in college. They eventually started Rootwork,  making apps for any smart devices that are around you today (smartphones, smart TVs, phablets, tablets, Google Glass), and everything smart that’s going to arrive tomorrow

  1. Back to the Roots

Back to the Roots is a startup focused on developing products that connect families with their food. They have distributed two products: the Mushroom kit and Aquafarm.

  1. ideaForge’s UAV

Founded by five IIT Bombay alumni, ideaForge  is in the business of developing alternative energy charging devices for various consumer electronic products and developing high-end technologies in the field of autonomous aerial vehicles

  1. Shared cab service Cubito launches in Bangalore

An ambitious effort by a group of BITS Pilani Goa graduates to change the way transport works in India, Cubito offers shared cab services and started with a six-month pilot run in Goa. Cubito pools people sharing the same route and arranges for a common cab to transport them

  1. Blue Track Media

Blue Track Media is an advertising agency that looks to connect advertisers focused on incentive methods, like affiliation programs, and publishers who utilize the incentive-based model.

  1. Contently

Contently is like a matchmaking site for publishers, brands, and journalists. It powers the next generation of media companies by empowering publishers and brands to create content that makes a difference and journalists to build careers doing what they love.

  1. Crazy Egg

Crazy Egg is an analytics startup that helps companies make their websites more usable and improve conversion rates. One of the key features is a heat map, which shows companies and advertisers where customers are spending time on the website page and what they are clicking on.

  1. How did Myntra ship orders in less than an hour

Bangalore-based eCommerce company, Myntra hogged media attention when it shipped orders in less than an hour. COO Ganesh Subramanian told us how he did it. “Optimizing the supply chain is the key

  1. How Rikant Pitti co-founded EaseMyTrip

Srikant Pitti’s father used to travel a lot and always used to book his tickets via his travel agent. This was in 2005 when OTAs were not that popular. One day, Rikant checked the price of the tickets online and found that the travel agent was charging Rs 1500 more.

  1. From IT to dairy farming – Amrutha Dairy Farm

Santhosh D Singh worked with IT majors like Dell, and America Online before starting Amrutha Dairy Farms. To make it a success, he leveraged the expertise around project management, process improvement, business intelligence, analytics, and resource management he had accumulated over years of professional life

  1. From coding to selling pani-puri – Gapagap story

When Prashant Kulkarni was working with Infosys, he ate pani-puri from a roadside vendor, fell sick, and had to stay off his favorite street food for months. This prompted him to look for hygenic pani-puri. He found that there were no brands selling this popular snack






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