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The Ecosystem of Chennai Startups

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National Ranking
6th
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6th
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Global Ranking
133rd
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20
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Education
#62 worldwide
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Foodtech
#67 worldwide
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Fintech
#88 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconBankBazaar
startup iconApollo Pharmacy
startup iconSulekha.com

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Chennai is ranked at number 133 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -20 spots since 2020. Chennai also ranks at number 6 in India, and 6 in South Asia.

Chennai is an ideal place to locate for Education, Foodtech and Fintech startups. As the most popular industries in Chennai, there is a sample of 48 Education startups in Chennai, 25 Foodtech startups in Chennai, and 21 Fintech startups in Chennai, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 171 startups in Chennai, no accelerators in Chennai, 1 coworking spaces in Chennai, 3 organizations in Chennai and no leaders in Chennai.

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BankBazaar is the world's first neutral online marketplace for instant customised rate quotes on loans and credit cards. Shop for loans & cards just like you buy everything else now - online. Read more
Apollo Pharmacy is an e-commerce company for pharmaceutical products. Read more
Get your job done on Sulekha. Book a pest control service, hire a driver, find suitable packersand movers, sign up a corporate event organizer, compare and hire a wedding caterer or buy a home. Do this and much more with Sulekha. Read more
Herotalkies is ad-supported subscription based movie website that streams legal and original Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada movies. With the library of 500+ movies at launch, we offer both free and paid content to customers across the globe. We also have more movies lined up to be added to the library every day after the launch in October. We strongly believe that Internet will become the medium that will take the movies to every person in the world and also become the powerful tool to fight piracy. Herotalkies aims to augment revenue streams of the creators and publishers by monetizing their movies. Finally, we at Herotalkies passionately believe that we will bring about a digital revolution in movie industry with our innovative ideas.  Read more
We created KiSSFLOW because we believe that people closest to the chaos know best about how to fix it. KiSSFLOW is an extremely easy-to-use, do-it-yourself workflow management software that allows you to discover, create, and modify business applications. You don't have to know coding or complex mapping to create workflows from scratch. Here are a few things that our customers like best about KiSSFLOW: - Intuitive drag-and-drop interface - Easy integration with all major platforms - Tracking, reporting, and analytics for all items - Over 50 ready-to-use apps - Affordable pricing - 7-day free trial on signing-up KiSSFLOW is used by 10,000 companies across 120 countries. Read more
CreditMantri enables borrowers & lenders to make better credit decisions by leveraging data and technology Read more
Customer Lifecycle sales and digital marketing stack for SMBs, the Digital Marketers' Wingman. Read more
FundsIndia.com known for its, zero-cost, automated mutual fund investment services. Read more
Create a wishlist and help your guests choose exactly what you want! Read more
Vakilsearch operates an online professional services platform for lawyers, corporate bodies, and professionals in India. Read more
mioot Live chat software is an expert in Help Desk Software solutions Offering Live Chat Support services since 2003. With Our Help Desk Software Live Support Agents can track the visitors informations in real time and Chat with customers.This software is also bundled with e-mail and phone logging solutions. http://www.mioot.com Read more
Skill Lync is an e-learning company focused on providing mechanical engineering courses. Read more
Giottus is a Cryptocurrency Exchange focused on delivering a world class platform that is Reliable, Secure and trustworthy. Giottus makes it possible for anyone to become a expert in Cryptocurrency trading by providing powerful tools and technologies that are easy-to-use. Read more
TenderCuts is an online meat shop that delivers antibiotic-free, hygienic, and farm fresh chicken, free range goat, and seafood. Read more
Microtraining to improve employability of students Read more
Pickyourtrail is a platform that empowers travellers to create, customise and book vacations. Google and BCG have lauded PYTs model. Read more
Guvi is an IIT Madras-incubated company,is an online technical learning. Read more
Casagrand Builder Private Limited is a real estate enterprise committed to building aspirations and delivering value. Read more
MediCall is a health care company. Read more
LifeCell is a private stem cell bank that brings the concept of umbilical cord stem cell banking to India. Read more
Disprz is a one-of-its-kind “knowledge-tech” start-up that strives to make people knowledgeable, productive and smarter at what they do. Read more
A one of South India’s fastest growing optical retail chain with a vision to provide best quality eye wear products. Read more
IppoPay provides Payment Solutions to SMEs, Freelancers and homeprenures . Read more
CloudCherry is a real-time Customer Experience Analytics product to track & measure Customer Delight Read more
The Indus Valley is a good kind of cookware is as important as the ingredients to make a healthy and tasty dish Read more
Car Service and Bike Service Mobile App Read more
Yet5.com is an exclusive platform for training providers to reach training seekers. Yet5.com Provides Training Leads, Branding, Training Market, Training classifieds, Training Jobs to training providers. Read more
Xcode is a personal genomics company specializing in preventative healthcare. Read more
Tagalys is an onsite search engine for ecommerce stores, that provides intelligent semantic search via the cloud. Now every store can provide accurate faceted search results to their visitors. Read more
Avaz is the highest-rated iPad/Android app for kids with autism and other disabilities. It helps develop communication and language capability, complementing speech therapy and special education. Children use Avaz to select pictures from a vocabulary of 5000+ words, from which Avaz creates a sentence that is spoken out with a natural-sounding voice. Avaz is available in localized versions for USA, Denmark, Australia, India and Italy, with more countries on the way. Avaz is complemented by a new invention, FreeSpeech. FreeSpeech is a patent-pending, potentially disruptive technology that creates a 'visual grammar'. FreeSpeech featured in a TED talk: http://www.ted.com/talks/ajit_narayanan_a_word_game_to_communicate_in_any_language Read more
A Blockchain security platform enabling a coherent ecosystem for brands, product owners, independent QA’s and third party service providers. Read more
Jinglebid is India’s first value commerce Marketplace. Read more
The Postbox is a E-Commerce Startup Read more
Flintobox is an edtech startup aiming to make early childhood development more engaging through creative educational products. Read more
Duta is India’s fastest growing start up and an emerging international media company, serving millions of subscribers across the globe. Read more
A.I. Based LMS that orchestrates a customer experience from learning practically (with hardware kits) to interacting with fellow makers. Read more
WayCool has adopted a tech-enabled supply chain approach to produce staples like rice, dairy, and value added products. Read more
HyperVerge Inc is a Silicon Valley startup founded by IITians and funded by NEA, Milliways Ventures and Naya Ventures. We are revolutionizing the way consumers and businesses manage an ever-increasing number of images on their cloud services and smart devices such as phones, tablets, cameras and watches. Our suite of smart photo apps are built on patent-pending Image Engines that help identification of people, scenes, objects, events and unique patterns in images. Using computer vision and deep-learning technologies, we deliver fast and accurate results, so users can find the exact image(s) they need within seconds for a special life event or a corporate need. Read more
infoMicroFin is a SaaS Banking Platform that delivers digital finance solutions for any financial Institution. Read more
Guardian Link enables blockchain commerce through its Omni Blockchain legitimacy protocol. Read more
Divo is a digital content distributor, music publisher and YouTube Multi-Channel Network. We are focussed on digitizing and distributing content across digital & mobile platforms. Our current content and content partners includes TV Channels, Music Labels/Composers, Film Production Companies, Sporting Organisations, Religion Bodies. Our content partners have limited reach and know how to effectively strategise and manage content for digital platforms. Our know how, and combines 30+ years of experience in media and digital space, combined with our distribution which includes mobile operators across the world and digital platforms - in some cases directly and in others via aggregators, has helped our content partners generate revenue and provide audience a new screen oppurtunity in a country that has the 3rd highest internet population but with less than 10% penetration. Read more
The easiest way to manage your Salon and Spa. Smart salon software to increase customer experience, attract new customers and maximize your revenue. Read more
Lystloc is a field force automation software that helps sales managers to get real-time updates from their on-field teams easily. Get their daily attendance, task activity, client meeting updates & reports. Try our Free Plan! Get 1K Hours Live Tracking for Unlimited users. Read more
Agnikul is a space tech startup that designs, manufactures, tests, and launch orbital class rockets for micro and nano satellites. Read more
At AgniKul, They design, manufacture, test and launch orbital class rockets for micro and nano satellites. Read more
Shortfundly building a community to help short film makers / directors. Everybody starts small, showcase talent on our platform and reach out to millions of short film viewers from all over the world. Read more
1) Clay6 MPA - is my practice area, offers unlimited practice for test-prep and school exams 2) Clay6 Q&A - is a Free, Quora like Q&A platform where students can ask, explore, research questions and topics of interest 3) Clay6 Tutors - is a platform for tutors to manage students and deploy homework and tests All backed by world-class analytics, intutive UI, quality content growing every day. Read more
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