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#IndiaITRepublic – Top 10 Facts about IT Startups

The Indian IT space is home to thousands of startups. These companies don’t just represent innovation, they also represent the ‘Indian Dream.’ Every year, we see thousands of newer and bolder startups coming up and many of these accomplish goals that not even well-established MNCs could think about.

Today’s edition of #IndiaITRepublic focuses on these popular and sometimes unbelievable startups that call the Indian IT space their home. This blog will be more of a timeline highlighting some of the most disruptive startups in the Indian IT space rather than a listicle. So, without further ado, let’s look at Top 10 Facts about IT Startups in India that you may or may not have known about.

1996:

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This was the year the Indian startup wave began! Zoho has risen tall to become a global player today.

1999:

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Next time you want a winning business idea, sit under a tree!

2000:

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From having no work to almost going out of business to being India’s #1 travel website. MakeMyTrip has come a long way indeed.

2006:

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Ever heard of traffic being useful? Well, that was the case for redBus founder Phanindra.

2007:

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Infibeam is known as the startup that didn’t give up. With BuildBazar under its wing, Infibeam is living its second life today.

2007:

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Flipkart founders have come a long way from selling books to becoming the biggest e-commerce website in India with every product under the sun.

2008:

It’s crazy what food can do to you. Immense love for food & the zest to deliver the best was all founders Deepinder & Pankaj needed to start Zomato.

2010:

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Ola created an on-demand cab ecosystem in Indian metros long before Uber entered India. They even acquired close competitor TaxiForSure in 2014.

2010:

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PayTM founder Vijay worked as a CEO for many companies while building One97 now known as PayTM. He did so to make his parents happy.

2013:

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Did you know, OYO is the largest hotel chain in India, and that too without owning a single hotel?

These were the top 10 facts about Indian IT Startups that you may not have known. Know any facts that we might have missed? Let us know by hitting us up in the comments section below. We know that this was just the tip of the iceberg and there are definitely hundreds of other startups with interesting backstories and facets we can all take inspiration from.

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