India was ranked as the third-largest ecosystem for successful startups after China and the US, according to the Hurun Global Unicorn List 2019. It is home to over 21 of the world’s 494 unicorns, including Oyo, Byju’s, Ola, and One97 Communications. (1)
Keeping the Startup India spirit in mind, TimesNext has been serving as the ultimate startup news platform that not only covers the latest startup news and stories but also focusses on sharing the success stories of the top Indian startups to inspire the masses.
Successful Startup Stories
Some of the popular, successful startup stories and founder stories covered by TimesNext are:
- Olx Cars
Internshala is one of the leading internship portal used by students across India to gain internships and jobs in their desired fields across the nation. Moreover, now Internshala (2) allows you to even intern abroad under its International Internship category.
However, some of us are unaware of how the Internshala portal was formed altogether. TimesNext covers the story of how an IIT Madras (3) alumni, Sarvesh Agrawal’s WordPress blog, transformed into the leading Internship portal Internshala with the introduction of innovative start up ideas introduced by his fellow mate in the UK.
Read more about Sarvesh Agrawal’s (4) startup story of Internshala at TimesNext.
2011 started cosmetic startup Purplle is an online ecommerce platform that commenced as a virgin vertical in the ecommerce market space followed by competitors like Nykaa.
Purplle (5), founded by IIT alumni Manish Taneja (6), Rahul Dash (7), and Suyash Katyayani (8), was not a predecided venture, but more of a carefully analyzed ecommerce category. The trio debated upon the possible vertical ecommerce possibilities and finally came down to the beauty & cosmetics category after potential furniture and fashion category.
Read more about the trio’s startup story of Purplle at TimesNext.
3. Olx Cars
Olx Cars is the subsidiary of one of the leading second-hand products selling online marketplace. The global online market, headquartered in Amsterdam, was founded by Frabice Grinda (9) and Alec Oxenford (10) as a Craigslist (11) alternative for the countries other than the US.
The company’s subsidiary Olx Cars has been thriving amongst the cut-throat competition in the second-hand car selling market. Olx Cars allows users to buy and sell used cars online directly via consumer-to-consumer interaction.
Read more about Olx Cars at TimesNext.
Head over to TimesNext to read more such inspirational and heartwarming startup stories of new ventures and established ones. The startup news and startup stories platform aim to inject startup-related knowledge to encourage the entrepreneurs to build and remodel their ventures by reading first-hand accounts of some of the unique startups in India.