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Chennai Startup Ecosystem Overview

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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 46 Education startups in Chennai, 20 Foodtech startups in Chennai, and 12 Fintech startups in Chennai, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 126 startups in Chennai, no accelerators in Chennai, 1 coworking spaces in Chennai, 3 organizations in Chennai and no leaders in Chennai.

Chennai Startups

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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
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
CreditMantri enables borrowers & lenders to make better credit decisions by leveraging data and technology Read more
ChargeBee delivers Subscription Billing Infrastructure for online applications. Integrated readily with to 30+ popular payment gateways and takes the pain away from gateway lock-ins and provides the ability to transact via multiple gateways. With ChargeBee, businesses can spend less time worrying about billing and more about getting customers. Our API & documentation is one of the best and our customers love it. Check it out here: 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
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
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
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
Guvi is an IIT Madras-incubated company,is an online technical learning. Read more
Flintobox is an edtech startup aiming to make early childhood development more engaging through creative educational products. 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
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
Skill Lync is an e-learning company focused on providing mechanical engineering courses. 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. 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
Car Service and Bike Service Mobile App Read more
MediCall is a health care company. Read more is an exclusive platform for training providers to reach training seekers. Provides Training Leads, Branding, Training Market, Training classifieds, Training Jobs to training providers. Read more
Ansio welcomes you to the world of Online Grocery Shopping. The brand Ansio was established in 2014, with a vision to make quality products available to the customers at affordable prices. We make this possible by sourcing directly from our network of farms supplying fruits and vegetables, and other groceries. Read more
The Postbox is a E-Commerce Startup 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
WayCool has adopted a tech-enabled supply chain approach to produce staples like rice, dairy, and value added products. Read more
CloudCherry is a real-time Customer Experience Analytics product to track & measure Customer Delight 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
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
At AgniKul, They design, manufacture, test and launch orbital class rockets for micro and nano satellites. Read more
Veritas Finance focuses on meeting the financial needs of the micro, small, and medium enterprises. 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
we are a Mobile Demand Side Platform Read more
doodleblue is a new age company which creates and builds state of the art mobile applications according to the requirements of the clients. doodleblue has developed award winning applications according to their client specifications and keeping in mind the end users of the application. For future updates and new developments visit the doodleblue site. Read more
Agriya has been a pioneer in offering website development and mobile app development services over the past 16 years, across the globe. Its achievement includes, successful completion of over 15000 projects for 10000+ clients. These wide array of projects includes PHP project development, PHP website development, e-commerce web development, various web and mobile app development services and various clone script development and support services. With over 200 products and a dynamic team of talented individuals, Agriya ensures success for entrepreneurs in multiple businesses. Read more
Kaleidofin is a fintech platform that provides complete financial solutions for excluded individuals and households. Read more
Safetymint is a cloud-based safety management software that helps organizations of all sizes improve their safety processes by digitizing their safety reporting and management. Read more
UnderstandBetter is a personalised employee feedback platform that gives managers insights to take action on Read more
Streetbell is a total online retailing system comprising of website, mobile apps, back office management system with delivery automation all packed in one single product, to help take any business online in a few days on their own brandname. And all this is provided at a price that cannot be beaten by any competition. 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: Read more
Nappinnai manufactures and commercializes electric mobility scooters. Read more
AIDA is a learning program that challenges today's youth to become socially conscious leaders of tomorrow . AIDA is a social enterprise that provides free technology training for disadvantaged young women, subsidizing it with fee-based job and life skills trainings for youth through small & medium businesses. Read more
Gospell - the free songbook, is a collaboratively contributed and edited collection of Christian songs.  Read more
It's Your Skills offers a novel solution for mapping of skills in a standardized manner. It offers web services on Skills Library and Profiling (SLP). SLP is a combination of a skills library and a frontend application for profiling of skills. The skills library is an exhaustive dynamic library of skills covering all functions and domains. Currently there are over 120K skills classified and organized in a manner so as to profile skills in a comprehensive, holistic and in-depth manner. The skills profiling frontend is an easy to use intuitive application. This skills profiling can be used in different contexts, for example, creation of skills profile of individuals (in lieu of say resumes), creation of job profiles (in lieu of unstructured job descriptions) and more. Read more
Indinor ( is a Naming consultancy, with a current inventory of about a 100 names with exact-matching .COM domains. Indinor is a startup which can provide other startups with premium brandable names and ready .COM domains, so they can concentrate on the execution part of their businesses. We also work with startups or any other clients to come up with a name that pleases them and represents their business idea accurately to the world. Read more
PayAgri orchestrates the entire agriculture value chain in order to bring inclusive growth. Read more Freelance PHP developer Chennai offers a wide range of PHP freelancer, freelance designer and SEO services, web services. Our motto is to serve my clients, by offering requirement oriented services and cost-effective services. As a dedicated freelance web consultant you can expect end to end website solutions. For the past 13 years I am in this web designing and web developing field. With my experience, I am assuring 100% guaranteed web design and development to meet your business requirements.  Read more
RTBI leverage ICT solutions for social development, support young entrepreneurs aspiring to evolve rural and social inclusive business models, and mediate the divide between urban enterprise and rural potential markets Read more
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