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[Monday Wrap] From a Tinder for jobs to a backpack that massages away your aches - your startup fix to start the week

Team YS
24th Sep 2018
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Could swiping left or right help you get a better job or a new employee? Spotle believes it can. Founded by Jyotirmay Kanthal and Rimjhim Ray, this startup shines the spotlight on millennials. The recommendation-based talent network matches users with relevant jobs and employers in real time.

The co-founders of Spotle: Rimjhim Ray and Jyotirmay Kanthal.

What if your backpack had your back? Naina Parekh and her husband, Sanjay, wondered, and came up with the EUME backpack. So now you can say bye-bye to back pain with India's first built-in massager backpack. There's more. It has a USB port that lets you charge your mobile devices anytime, anywhere.Get, set, go...

The Founders of EUME: Naina Parekh and Sanjay Parekh.

You may think you are living a healthy life, but are you really? With all-natural and chemical-free ingredients, Naturevibe Botanicals makes healthy living easy. The Mumbai-based startup Naturevibe Botanicals uses natural herbs and ingredients to make products such as brahmi leaf capsules, essential oils like clove oil, and superfoods that include amla powder, yacon root powder, and natural spices.

Rishabh Chokhani, the founder of Naturevibe Botanicals

Mumbai-based sanitary napkin company Nua Napkins lets women customise different-sized, chemical-free pads. For it believes that when your flow is not even, why should your napkin size be. The website also offers medical tips to deal with period problems along with period reminders through mails.


Looking to up your game? Try Str8bat, which coaches you by sitting right on your cricket bat. The Bengaluru-based sports wearable startup, founded by Gagan Daga, Rahul Nagar, and Ritesh Kapahi, has launched a device that provides instant insights to coaches and players. Improving a player’s skills and performance couldn’t get easier.

Team Str8bat

Here comes the sun...and brothers Amol and Amod Anand are all set to harvest its energy. Keen to tap a sustainable energy source, the duo launched Loom Solar, a one-stop shop for all solar power needs. The Faridabad-based startup hosts premium brands, and sells solar systems, panels, inverters, and chargers online. When are you shifting to solar?

The Loom Solar team wants India to switch to solar power

In the midst of the fish market din, how do you make yourself heard? With Chennai-based aquaculture startup Aqua Connect, shrimp farmers from coastal Tamil Nadu cast their net wide in export markets. Launched by Rajamanohar Somasundaram, Sanjai Kumar, and Shanmugha Sundara Raj, the startup offers real-time, tech-based, farm-monitoring solutions, consultations, and aquaculture expertise.

Aqua Connect is organising the hatchery-to-vendor value chain with a tech-based solution and improved market access

Medical records are vital to treatment, but documentation remains a pain point. Bengaluru-based Prayagad aims to solve this. The bootstrapped clinical intelligence platform, founded by ex-Qikwell employees Ganesh Ramaswamy and Nitin Dubey, uses AI, ML to capture clinical data and make it simpler. No more lost files. Ever.

The Prayagad team uses uses AI and ML to capture clinical data

Got an idea? AI-powered startup Engineer.ai will help you turn it into a product. Founded by Sachin Duggal and Saurabh Dhoot, the turnkey platform allows anyone to create bespoke software using a drag-and-drop project builder, artificial intelligence, and a library of frequently used features such as Facebook login. Time to get started on your own app?

Co-founders of Engineer.ai: Sachin Duggal and Saurabh Dhoot

India is home to more than 12 million kirana stores, but technology hasn’t touched more than 100,000 of them. Delhi-based MaxWholesale wants to challenge large distributors by taking wholesale tech to kiranas. Founded by Samarth Agrawal and Rohit Narang, MaxWholesale’s solution includes a tech platform with warehousing and logistics capabilities.

Founders Samarth Agrawal and Rohit Narang flank a kirana store owner displaying the tech platform on his mobile

 

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