Tech Startups in Bangalore

Bangalore Startups

Bangalore has the highest number of startups in India. It is the silicon valley of India for a reason. Since we are dedicated to technology startups, let\’s discuss the best tech startups in Bangalore.

Every IT company comfortably settled in Bangalore and that gave it another name to the city – capital of electronics. There are several reasons and we can talk about them in another post.

But after IT, tech startups are booming in Bangalore. Interested in knowing some prominent names born in Indian silicon valley?

List of Tech Startups Based in Bangalore


Founders: Harshil Mathur & Shashank Kumar

Year of Establishment: 2013

Total Funding: $206.6 Million

If you are a freelancer or a small online business owner (like me?) then I am sure that you are aware of RazorPay.

RazorPay is an online payment gateway to collect payments from your customers digitally using your website. You can even collect payments without building a website.

Even I use this service on my websites. My experience has been good till now.

RazorPay even became a unicorn FinTech startup in October 2020.

DeveloperHTML5, jQuery, PHP, ElasticSearch, Github
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, G Suite, 365
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Hotjar, Pusher
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, MailChimp, Mailgun, AdRoll, Hubspot
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Gravatar, Splunk, WordPress, Kubernetes, Docker
Customer SupportZendesk, Freshdesk, Intercom

Mu Sigma

Founders: Dhiraj Rajaram

Year of Establishment: 2004

Total Funding: $211.4 Million

Mu Sigma offers data analytics as a service. The company\’s name comes from “Mu (μ)\” and “Sigma (σ)” that indicate statistical terms. Hmm… Indeed a smart name!

It helps enterprises and organizations to analyze the data in a better way to grow their businesses. Decision-making based on analytics is the key to functioning here.

The majority of its clients are Fortune 100 companies.

DeveloperMySQL, Ruby, Redis, Bootstrap, Django, Java
OperationsMicrosoft Outlook, Skype
Analytics & DataApache Spark
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Drupal, Docker, Entrust
Customer SupportEmailMeForm

Mobile Premier League (MPL)

Founders: Sai Srinivas & Shubham Malhotra

Year of Establishment: 2018

Total Funding: $225.5 Million

Who doesn\’t know about MPL? Yes, the same red-colored app was promoted by Virat Kohli.

Mobile Premier League is a fairly new company that grew rapidly. Users can play multiple tournaments of skill-based games and earn money from rewards.


Founder: Kunal Shah

Year of Establishment: 2018

Total Funding: $256.5

CRED is an app that allows you to pay your credit card bills and earn rewards for that. But there is a condition. You need to have a credit score of at least 750.

Not everyone gets it!

People who follow me on my Instagram know about my fandom for CRED. I don’t admire CRED because I use it or the startup is extra-ordinary. That comes because of the founder Kunal Shah who is a very respected person in the startup community of India.

DeveloperHTML5, jQuery, Bootstrap, ExpressJS
OperationsG Suite
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, Twilio SendGrid
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, WordPress, Gravatar


Founder: Naveen Tewari, Mohit Saxena, Amit Gupta, Abhay Singhal

Year of Establishment: 2007

Total Funding: $320.6 Million

InMobi specializes in contextual mobile advertising and mobile-first content marketing.

It has several products like in-app monetization, audience bidding, etc.
It owns Glance which works on mobile-based content like wallpapers, news, games, etc.

This company started as a search engine for mobile devices under the name of mKhoj. Then it got rebranded as InMobi.
In 2011, InMobi became the first unicorn startup in India.

DeveloperHTML5, Python, AngularJS, Bootstrap, ExpressJS
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, Criteo, Lucidchart, G Suite, Microsoft Outlook
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Lucky Orange, Heap, VWO, PubNub
MarketingAdRoll, AdThis, Factual, MailChimp, Mailgun, Signal, Salesforce, Hubspot, Trello
DevOps & ITMicrosoft Azure, GoDaddy SSL, Amazon AWS, Rollbar
Customer SupportZendesk, Survey Monkey


Founders: Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini, Hemesh Singh

Year of Establishment: 2015

Total Funding: $398.5 Million

If you are someone who prepared for some entrance exams then I am sure you must have heard about Unacademy.

Unacademy is an online educational platform that started as a YouTube channel.

This EdTech startup has some flagship courses under UPSC, IIT-JEE, NEET, SSC, and several other streams.

DeveloperHTML5, ExpressJS, AMP, Adobe Flash
OperationsCalendly, G Suite, Microsoft Office 365
Analytics & DataOptimizely, Branch Metrics, MixPanel, Amplitude
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, Embedly, Segment, WebEngage
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, New Relic, GoDaddy SSL
Customer SupportTypeForm


Founder: Pranay Chulet

Year of Establishment: 2008

Total Funding: $424.2 Million

Quikr is an online classified where you will find every service or product in your area.

It has listings in over 1000 cities in India in categories such as mobile phones, household goods, cars, real estate, jobs, services, and education.

Users can post a free advertisement if they want to sell their old products.

DeveloperAdobe Flash, Bootstrap, PHP, ExpressJS, AMP, Elasticsearch, MySQL
OperationsG Suite, Microsoft Office 365, Beeketing, CDK Global
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Pusher, Lucky Orange, Stat Counter, MixPanel
MarketingAdblade, AddThis, Google Doubleclick, BannerSnack
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Docker, Jenkin, WordPress
Customer SupportSurvey Monkey, Zendesk, Interakt, UserVoice


Founders: Peyush Bansal, Sumeet Kapahi, Amit Chaudhary

Year of Establishment: 2010

Total Funding: $459.6 Million

Lenskart started as a website that sells spectacles, glasses and eyeware but eventually opened up hundreds of physical stores in India.

Not only Lenskart has an amazing eCommerce website to sell products in a micro-niche, but it even has an amazing AR technology. The app allows to virtually test the glasses.

DeveloperHTML5, Bootstrap, Adobe Flash, Java, MySQL, Redis, jQuery
OperationsMagento, Slack, G Suite, Unbxd
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Adobe Analytics, CleverTap, Amplitude, Hotjar, Pusher, Optimizely
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, Bounce Exchange, Mailchimp, Twilio Sendgrid, AppsFlyer
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Cloudflare, Docker, WordPress, Gravatar
Customer SupportFreshDesk, Yotpo

Navi Technologies

Founders: Sachin Bansal & Ankit Agarwal

Year of Establishment: 2018

Total Funding: $582 Million

Navi Technologies is a FinTech startup that provides loans through its platform.

Sachin Bansal is the same mastermind behind Flipkart who wants to enter consumer-centric and technology-driven businesses in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance) space.

Since it is a fairly new startup, it is just offering home loans and personal loans for now.


Founders: Hari Menon, Vipul Parekh, Abhinay Choudhari, VS Sudhakar, VS Ramesh

Year of Establishment: 2011

Total Funding: $1.1 Billion

BigBasket is an eCommerce store that delivers grocery, household essentials, and cosmetic products to its users.

2020 lockdown due to pandemics gave a tremendous boost to the sales of BigBasket. The service is good and the products are fresh.

DeveloperPyCharm, AngularJS, Vim, Bootstrap, Django, Github
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, Slack, G Suite, Criteo
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Branch Metrics
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, AppsFlyer, Campaign Monitor, Twilio Sendgrid, Mandrill
DevOps & ITAtlassian JIRA, Amazon AWS, New Relic
Customer SupportKooKoo, MoEngage


Founders: Amod Malviya, Vaibhav Gupta, Sujeet Kumar

Year of Establishment: 2016

Total Funding: $1.2 Billion

Dukaan is India\’s leading wholesale B2B marketplace for mobiles, gadgets, FMCGs, clothing, grocery, and much more. It brings manufacturers, traders, retailers, and wholesalers under a single platform.

If you are a business owner then Udaan gives you an offer to order sample products in your initial phase. You can test them out in that time.

The best part about Udaan is that KYC is required to sign up so that your customers don\’t buy products at a cheaper rate. Only retailers and business owners can sign up.

DeveloperHTML5, ExpressJS, jQuery
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, G Suite
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics
MarketingGoogle Ads
DevOps & ITMaxMind


Founders: Sriharsha Majety, Rahul Jaimini, Nandan Reddy

Year of Establishment: 2014

Total Funding: $1.6 Billion

Swiggy is India’s largest FoodTech startup and it also employs the highest number of man-force in the private sector. It is one of the largest tech startups in Bangalore.

Do I need to even tell more about Swiggy? You might have got a sweet notification from the app to order food. 😉

DeveloperHTML5, MySQL, Elasticsearch, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Redis
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, G Suite, Slack
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, CleverTap, Inspectlet
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, Taboola, Mandrill, Twilio Sendgrid
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Atlassian JIRA, WordPress, Ansible, Crashlytics
Customer SupportFreshDesk, Hotline


Founder: Byju Raveendran

Year of Establishment: 2011

Total Funding: $2.1 Billion

Byju\’s is the largest EdTech startup in India that focuses on online learning classes for school-going kids.

Its primary courses target CBSE, ICSE, NCERT, and some state boards. Maths and science are the core subjects.

Byju’s has acquired several EdTech startups like WhiteHat Jr, TutorVista, Osmo, LabInApp, and even Aakash Institute.

DeveloperAdobe Flash, Bootstrap, FlexSlider, React Native
OperationsG Suite
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Hotjar, Amplitude, CrazyEgg, Matomo
MarketingAddToAny, Google Tag Manager, Twilio Sendgrid, IPStack, AppsFlyer
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Drupal, WordPress, GoDaddy SSL, Disqus, New Relic
Customer SupportLiveChat, MaritzCX


Founders: Bhavish Aggarwal, Ankit Bhati

Year of Establishment: 2010

Total Funding: $3.8 Billion

Ola is the Indian version of the online taxi rental platform Uber and it directly competes with it in India. I am sure most cab users have both apps installed on their smartphones.

Ola acquired several startups like FoodPanda, Geotagg, Ridlr, Vogo, and many other similar companies.

Ola is the leading among all tech startups in Bangalore. Not just India but Ola is also serving overseas in countries like Australia, UK, New Zealand, and many other countries.

DeveloperHTML5, MySQL, Adobe Flash, Couchbase, Apache Cassandra, Redis
OperationsMicrosoft Office 365, G Suite, Slack, Sokrati
Analytics & DataGoogle Analytics, Apache Spark, Presto, Localytics, Qubole
MarketingGoogle Tag Manager, WebEngage, Segment, Apsalar
DevOps & ITAmazon AWS, Atlassian JIRA, Docker, Jenkins
Customer SupportMoEngage, Zendesk

None of the lists of tools mentioned above is completely accurate because of the obvious reasons. No company publicly discloses all the technology services they use.

According to the Nasscom-Zinnov report, Bangalore has 3rd most startups globally. That makes thousands of tech startups.

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