The startup world is in for a real big surprise with 5 new startup founders gearing up to take hold of the reins in the year 2016.
Representing various sectors of the business world including technology, e-commerce, retail, etc., these startup heads are here to revolutionize industries and fortune making. Here’s a quick peak into the businesses of the top 5 startup founders of 2016:
Amit Jain – Founder CarDekho.com (Auto Sector)
A budding name in the auto-classified Indian online space, Amit Jain is an energetic entrepreneur with a thorough understanding of both business and technology. In 2014, CarDekho took over the auto-portal named Gaadi.com making it one of the most talked-about consolidations in the auto-industry and the buying spree has continued ever since. Today, this 7 year old company valued at Rs 1993 crore is all set to take over the auto-market.
Sunil Coushik – Founder Prijector.com (Hardware Sector)
While for most entrepreneurs, the success of their startup largely depends on funding, it has not been the same for Sunil Coushik, the founder of Prijector. The company is estimated to have sold more than 7,000 pieces of its wireless presentation device to worldwide customers with money received from pre-orders and word-of-mouth. Today, this brilliant plug-and-play device earns over hundred thousand dollars for this company every month and is expected to grow four-times this year.
Byju Raveendran – Founder Byju’s.com (Education Sector)
A name synonymous to passion, quality and commitment, Byju’s today is a leading brand name. Recognized as one-of-its-kind mobile learning app for offering study material for Class 6-12 and training for JEE, CAT, GMAT, GRE, etc, Byju’s is India’s leading smartphone-based education company. An engineer by qualification and a CAT topper, Byju Raveendran started the company way back in 2008 and today is amongst the most funded education tech companies in India. With its current growth rate, 2016 is expected to see the company go international.
Jaydeep Barman & Kallol Banerjee – Founders Faasos.com (Food Sector)
At a time when most players of the food-tech sector where forced to pull down their shutters, Faasos Food Services was running high. From what started as a quick-service restaurant brand way back in 2010, Jaydeep Barman and Kallol Banerjee, the two founders of the company are today proud to deliver over 3,50,000 deliveries per month. A marketplace of its own for food, Faasos with 160 delivery centers dotted across 15 leading cities is today the leading food tech company. With more than 200 items at any given time on its menu, Faasos is expected to rock the food sector in 2016.