Developing and launching an app is a pretty difficult task, but definitely accomplishable. It takes some time, effort, and finding funds. The good news is that there are tons of various crowdfunding platforms nowadays, so if you have an idea, you may gain the funds and become a successful entrepreneur. You may think that even if you have an idea for a great app, it won’t work. But that’s where you are wrong and we can prove it.
If all that you need is a bit of confidence, check out these short stories. These 8 Indian entrepreneurs have proven that anyone can become successful and gain a reputation in the business world. Their stories prove that there are no boundaries when it comes to being successful.
You might have heard about this extremely successful startup by Indian developers since it is included in the global top 5 billion-dollar startup club. The startup’s value is approximately 11 billion dollars, so no wonder the owners and developers of the project are so successful.
The startup is like a version of Amazon, except that it is different. The developers of the app started selling books in 2007, and a few years later, they sell almost everything in India with the help of Flipkart.
One of the most awarded and globally known platforms for planning travels which have been listed in the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation. It has worldwide recognition even though at the beginning, it was targeted mainly at the US market to help in organizing various Indo-American trips. Now Make My Trip gained recognition and is used by millions of users worldwide.
The RedBus startup has changed the way people were used to booking bus tickets. With the help of RedBus, it’s a lot easier to book a ticket. It’s extremely helpful for people who travel a lot by bus and constantly need to buy tickets. The revenue of this company is more than 12 million dollars annually. It was launched in 2006 and it’s extremely helpful when it comes to booking tickets in advance, especially during holiday seasons when everyone is traveling back home.
It was launched back in 2008 and just two years later it has been declared as one of the most promising apps in India. Another two years went by and it gained global recognition. Today, Zomato covers more than 330000 restaurants, bars, and clubs in 22 countries. Today, it is a globally recognized app that helps users by providing a guide about various restaurants, as well as helps with home delivery and picking a place.
There are lots of successful apps providing people with an opportunity to book the cheapest hotel with quality conditions, to find an amazing place to dine, to book a ticket, etc. But some projects, like Designhill.com, offer a place for graphic designers to find potential clients. For example, if someone needs a great quality web design, then they could use Designhill.com. This app is a great example of an extremely successful startup belonging to Indian entrepreneurs who even managed to crash most of their competitors in the field.
This startup is so good, that at first, people didn’t believe that the offers were real. If you haven’t heard about this amazing Indian app, then you should know that it’s an eCommerce website that made mobile recharge possible. And not just a mobile recharge, people could also pay bills (electricity, gas, etc.), pay for watching movies, shop, get discounts, etc. People could do lots of amazing things with the help of this Indian app developed and launched by Siddharth Mehta.
This online home appliance and one of the biggest furniture markets in India was created and launched by two former co-workers for eBay India. Mr. Ambareesh Murty and Mr. Ashish Shah have come up with the idea of creating an online marketplace loaded with furniture and home decor where people could buy every furniture item they want. Both developers have equally funded their idea and today, it is one of the most popular places to buy furniture in India. Pepperfry is extremely successful and it brought recognition and huge revenue to its owners.
Nearly every Internet user has probably read stories about trips gone bad. Some users were actually the main heroes of such disastrous stories. One of the reasons people get into trouble is when renting cars when traveling. This is exactly what happened to Bhavish Aggarwal, a co-founder of Ola Cabs.
Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati came up with the idea of creating an app that would help people renting cabs. Today, with Ola Cabs, people easily book cabs and pay even less than for renting automatic rickshaws. Ola Cabs is one of the most successful companies in India, and the cost of the entrepreneur is nearly 1 billion dollars.
The path of entrepreneurship is uncertain and quite risky but look at the apps and companies mentioned above. The owners of these apps had an idea and determination to make the idea come to life. Today, the owners of the mentioned above apps and websites are the most successful people in India, if not in the whole world. Their success proves that you don’t have to be rich in the first place, anyone can become a successful entrepreneur.
Carola Richter is a professional esports journalist who reviews esports events and trends in the industry. Recently, she’s decided to create the blog csgo-bets.org where she could share her passion with the readers interested in the topic.
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