Today, LinkedIn published “LinkedIn Top Startups 2021,” a record of the top 25 Indian startups businesses where you can work right now.
In the aftereffect of the outbreak, professionals over India have been made to rethink how they live and work for the past year and a half. Many professionals are attempting something new, questioning themselves, “What’s next?” as the economy begins to recover at various rates across industries.
“To put together this year’s rankings, we looked at LinkedIn data across four pillars: employee growth; jobseeker interest; member engagement with the company and its employees; and how well these startups pulled talent from our flagship LinkedIn Top Companies list. To be eligible, companies must be at least 7 years old or younger, have at least 50 employees, be privately owned, and based in India.” – LinkedIn News India
These are the top 10 Indian startups among 25 firms where you can work right now:
Unacademy – which advertises itself as the “Netflix of education” – has observed its valuation soar to $3.44 billion as the business eyes new categories like upskilling, hiring, and creator-led courses.
Three million retailers, 30,000 merchants, and presence in 900 cities: that’s the ongoing journey of Udaan, which has treed 80% of India’s B2B e-commerce business by connecting the digital divide for millions of small shops.
Credit card rewards application CRED grabbed huge attention after its quirky ads highlighting Rahul Dravid and other earlier cricketers went viral. There are numerous perks to working at this fintech unicorn: ESOPs for all workers, countless leave, and salary advances, to name a few.
Remote work and the growing desire for upskilling have become tailwinds for online instructors upGrad, which folded its learner base in only eight months.
If you do online purchases, chances are you use Razorpay’s payment gateway quite often, either as an e-commerce owner or as a customer. The fintech unicorn has had a banner year: it processed $40 billion worth of payments while its revenue multiplied by 40-45% month-on-month during 2020.
Social trade platform Meesho – abbreviated for “Meri Shop” – transformed into a unicorn in April this year following a large investment round led by SoftBank.
Established by engineers of ISRO’s rocket design center, Skyroot is developing technologies for a reliable and economic path to space. The award-winning startup is experimenting with a futuristic cryogenic engine that operates on cleaner-burning liquid natural gas.
Homegrown user electronics brand boAt has germinated the audio equipment range by storm with its value-for-money contributions and smart marketing tactics.
Whether it was getting a hairstyle or fixing a faulty tap, home assistance startup Urban Company appeared as the go-to platform when we were cooped up bounded during lockdowns.
Operating jointly with ISRO, AgniKul Cosmos manufactures launch vehicles to take small satellites to low earth orbit. The liquid-oxygen-powered launches were halted during the peak of COVID-19, to allow adequate oxygen supply for those suffering from the illness.