Startup Portfolio

Over the past 3 years, we have received over 1000 applications from different corners of the country. We have handpicked the best ideas and supported over 75 during this time. All supported startups are eligible to receive a startup grant of INR 1.5 L to begin with. On exhibiting signs of market traction, a seed funding of as much as INR 50 Lakhs is provided to a startup. We have provided seed funding to 11 startups till date, while three of these have raised further funding from external investors.

198 employment opportunities and 93 internship opportunities created by startups that we have supported. The startups have won 18 awards at state level, national level and international levels.

40% of all supported startups are from the state of Himachal Pradesh, while 30% of all supported startups are focussed on building solutions for issues in Himalayan region. As many as 18 startup ideas have been initiated by IIT Mandi students or faculty. 40% of these startups are currently surviving while some are thriving.

Sectors These startups work in a range of areas including agriculture, healthcare, disaster management, waste management, clean energy and education.  
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Chlorohemp Agrotech

Sector: Agrotech

ChloroHemp is working towards harnessing the full potential of the Industrial Hemp Plant and applying it towards solving the most pressing environmental and sustainability problems faced by India and the world. They are involved in the Industrial Hemp research process: from Farm to Shelf. Their vision is to create fully integrated Hemp processing units across Hemp growing regions of India. Website: www.chlorohemp.com

D'n'D Rodhak

Sector: Road Safety

D’n’D Rodhak is developing an automatic detection device for automobiles to help curb the accidents due to driving under the influence of intoxication or drowsiness. At D’n’D Rodhak, they try to understand several dimensions of driver’s behavior, especially accounting for one’s inebriated state, to ensure driver’s physical and mental stability to drive. Developed by a team of electronics and computer engineers, leveraging state-of-the-art technologies such as the Internet of things and artificial intelligence to make smart user-friendly products.

Website: www.dndrodhak.in

 

Techscru

Sector: Manufacturing

At TechScru, they strive to bring sustainability in the indoor environment by making the day to day processes more efficient and reachable to every segment of society. Their product, Bludo, a washing machine cleans the clothes with 30% less water and allows you to access it anytime, anywhere through your smartphone.

Mushroom Tablets

Sector: Biotech

Mushroom Tablets is developing a Chewable Mushroom Tablet, a herbal and effective product for the dental patients by inhibiting the growth of bacteria which is a causative agent for dental caries and provides dental hygiene.

ExpertEvidence.Org

Sector: Legal Tech

Expert Evidence is building a legal web archiving tool to help capture evidentiary quality content from the internet as a better alternative to screenshots. Methods used to capture content from the internet like screenshots are insufficient as legal evidence in court. They help to capture the contents immediately in evidentiary quality before it is altered or removed on the internet may it be social media, websites, blogs, emails or chats in an easy way.

Website: www.expertevidence.org

iThrive

Sector: Wellness

iThrive is India’s first digital peer support app for mental wellness. It uses the experience of those who have had lived experiences of mental health issues to help those who are currently struggling. The peer supporter and user build a relationship of mutuality where both help each other heal and move towards their desired health outcome together.

iThrive is on a mission to democratize mental wellness, especially for students, who have multiple stressors to cope with in an educational environment in India where there is a strong emphasis on academic performance and not enough emotional or mental support available. These and several other factors like discrimination and poor communication skills often lead to students taking their own lives thus positioning India as a country with the highest number of student suicides globally.

KapUm Sanitary

Sector: Cleantech

KapUm is building a mechanically Actuated Auto Flushing System For Toilets (Public), where Operation and maintenance is still a very big challenge for running bodies. KapUm is using the mechanical advantage of the force used to unlock the door after use, similar to the mechanism of rack and pinion.

Website: www.kapumsanitary.com

Autokov

Sector: Manufacturing

Autokov is developing an Automatic car cover which fully covers and uncovers a car without any human intervention by using Pneumatic Technology. An innovative & research-driven company that has introduced high-tech car accessories using state of the art technology and with high quality automotive grade material by understanding customer requirements.

KRAB

Sector: Biotech

They are developing a portable Laminar Air Flow Cabinet Cum Incubator by using the laminar flow of air with the UV-C light for culturing the samples in the sterile environment and constant heat temperature in the chamber for the incubation purpose. KRAB deals in unique low cost/portable biological instruments for the labs.

Cipher10Infinity

Sector: Manufacturing

Cipher is developing an alternator with modular and controllable power that has almost twice the output than the current in-market available option and at relatively smaller size and 20 – 30 % cheaper cost.

Tensr.AI

Sector: Healthtech

Tensr.AI is an AI startup that focuses on building a family of AI Assistants, among those Assistants, Teresa is a Healthcare Assistant which predicts/triages Cardiorespiratory Diseases by capturing the cardiac and respiratory signals. Teresa is envisioned to be the one-stop solution/system for AI Medical Diagnosis which can be used by the general population too. Website: www.tensr.ai

Healthivore

Sector: Agrotech

Healthivore is an Agritech Marketplace for organic food products directly fresh from the farms. Healthivore strives to support a wholesome life print. The farmers who are accredited for the certified organic sources under GOI are their co-partners. This platform will help to improve farmers economy and contributing to the PM Modi’s vision of “Doubling the farmer’s income by 2020-2021”

Kvest eshipping

Sector: Fleet Management

Kvest is a global peer to peer shipping platform. They are harnessing the power of the massive shared economy sector to democratize and revolutionize the traditional shipping and courier industry.

Website: www.kvest.global

BOOSTUP

Sector: Cleantech

Boostup is manufacturing an automotive innovative device that is used to increase bike mileage from 15% to 45% and parallelly it reduces bike exhaust emission up to 40% from the source.

Website: www.chemfrix.com

Rayeye

Sector: Enterprise Management

Rayeye is developing a computer vision solution for the retail and healthcare industry. Their retail solution helps retailers automate their day to day store operations while giving them complete visibility about store KPI’s. For the healthcare sector, they are providing health risk assessment for covid-19 patients using chest X-Rays and CT Scan.

Website: www.rayeye.in

Himalayan Research Group (HRG)

Sector: Renewable Energy

HRG innovative mountain solar water and space heating systems were developed keeping in view the regular requirement in mountain households. These systems improved hygienic conditions and reduced indoor as well as outdoor pollution. Mountain solar water heating systems was selected for the HP State Innovation award in 2018. Till now they have installed more than 1000 systems in Ladakh and H.P. under different International, National and State development programs.

Website: hrg.org.in

Cureios Health eApp

Sector: Healthcare

SlashDr is a full ecosystem of Doctor-Patient apps, catering specific to Primary Care delivery, in a resource-constrained setting. It comprises a standards-compliant EHR, apps for support staff, apps for patients, a TV app and a tele-consult module — all for a single subscription price. SlashDr solves the very important problem of digitising Primary Care data, thereby serving both patients and doctors in higher degree of healthcare.

Website: www.slashdr.com

Monter Technologies

Sector: Clean & Renewable Energy

Monter Technologies is a Technology startup, with a vision to make a Decentralized clean energy system: Reliable, affordable and Main Stream. Monter’s MHCES provides a rooftop Clean Energy System with a low cost mechanical battery. Monter is making a Multi-source Hybrid Clean Energy System, which is a combination of Wind and Solar for rooftop systems and has a low-cost mechanical battery.

Website: www.Montertechnologies.com

Mekpark

Sector: Travel Management

Mekpark is a smart parking solution making cities economically productive, less polluting, and less wasteful of resources by deploying the AI & IOT technology in parking to make parking cheap and efficient. Mekpark is a mobile application designed to resolve parking space issues, irrespective of the parking policies and infrastructure. Mekpark provides mobile applications to its consumers such as customers (B2C) as well as the parking service providers(B2B). Mekpark provides features such as real-time navigation, prebook, reserve, real-time availability of parking spaces, and many more. For our parking providers, Mekpark provides features booking management, analytics report, admin module, and many more.

Website: www.Mekvahan.co

Himalayan Yeti Foundation

Sector: Waste Management

They are manufacturing 3D printer filament using waste plastic, a resource and channelizing plastic waste into a circular economy and implementing waste Collection mechanism in the Himalayan states of India.

T-Sanct Technologies

Sector: Cyber Security

Technisanct is a cyber security startup focussed on a mission to fight the issues of cyber threats, spreading misinformation, privacy and data breaches, negative campaigns using big-data and artificial intelligence. Our team of Cyber Security professionals are capable of identifying any kind of threats that could occur to an organisation. To Empower the clients tackle the various digital risks Technisanct has developed a SaaS based AI powered breach detection platform, Integrite

Website: www.technisanct.com

Neshaju Envirotech

Sector: E Waste Management

Neshaju Envirotech deals with sustainable electronic waste recycling and material recovery. They offer end-to-end solutions including e-waste collection, segregation, recycling, material recovery, refurbishing and selling the recovered material and refurbished devices. Their services include recycling e-waste, IT asset management, onsite/offsite data destruction, e-waste collection, and logistics. Neshaju Envirotech is driven by innovation and has developed an innovative bioleaching process for the extraction of metals from mixed metal powder recovered from e-waste. This eliminates the use of toxic chemicals and the burning of e-waste which conventionally followed by recycling industries.

Website: www.neshajuenvirotech.com

Nyokas

Sector: Healthtech

Nyokas Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is an ultra-smart clothing startup empowering people with fashion technology. The products are an amalgamation of soft sensors such as vital monitoring, functionalized and utility textiles, semiconductors, and IoT, form factored into contemporary apparel design. The startup is developing a textile-based continuous vital monitoring apparel and accessories for Indian Defense under iDEX program launched by the Ministry of Defense, India, and awarded funds from government institutions like KSUM and DIO. The team comprises people with complementary skill-sets in textile technology and manufacturing, ESDM and Data Science. Nyokas has won awards by US consulate Chennai, Bosch India, ELCINA, and Global Silicon Valley Labs for innovation in electronic textiles.

Website www.nyokastechnologies.com

B-Aegis Life Sciences & Research

Sector: Healthtech

B-Aegis is a biotechnology startup who is translating scientific breakthroughs into real-life products. The team focuses on developing solutions for complex problems in healthcare including chronic illnesses like cancer. OncoSense is one such product in the pipeline which can detect multiple types of carcinomas in the early stages using a whole-body MRI. The revolutionary next-generation MRI Contrast Media can reduce the cost, time and number of diagnostic methods performed.

Website: www.b-aegis.com

Vyorius Drones

Sector: Healthtech

Vyorius is an AI enabled aerial delivery service accessible through a mobile app to enable healthcare providers to penetrate into remote inaccessible areas where primary health providers can get daily supplies at a press of a button within a few minutes.

Website: vyorius.com

Solar Compare

Sector: Clean & Renewable Energy

Solar Compare enables solar product and service providers to connect with users on an unbiased platform where the users have a choice and are well aware not only of the technology but also the options that they have. At solar compare we believe the solar is the need of the hour. Each home or business installing solar is contributing to the society and helping save money and the environment. Using a platform we connect users to providers automatically based on compatibility and requirements.

Website: www.solarcompare.co.in

FoodViraam

Sector: Tourism & hospitality

FoodViraam is an online restaurant discovery platform that helps travelers find nearby restaurants with hygienic washrooms on highways. Travellers can also pre-book their meals and save up to 45 minutes of the journey time. It provides highway restaurants with a platform where they can accept orders and payments online and analyze their business based on customer feedback, address customer grievances and promote their offers.

Website: www.foodviraam.in

Ateva

Sector: Edutech

For educational institutes and boards in India who has to waste their valuable resources to evaluate test copies every year [ATEva] is the platform where they will upload scanned copies of answer script and get evaluation done for them. The product is unique because it will provide transparency,convenience and reliability in evaluation process.

Rokda By Manuring It

Sector: Fintech

Rokda is a hyperlocal marketplace for informal borrowers and lenders/investors to connect and find each other in real-time using demand-based analytics. It enables small borrowers to list their business requirements on the application and based on smart latching patterns they are shown interested lenders (investors) in their areas on smart maps. Similarly, it empowers small saving people to invest money in local businesses.

Xenhester Innovation

Sector: Renewable Energy

Xenhester is a BLDC & PMSM electric motor manufacturer with its patented technology to give high efficiency and cooling to the motor for Drone & EV manufacturers.

Website: www.xenhester.in

Dahiya Agri Tech

Sector: Agrotech

Dahiya Agri tech provides agriculture tools (Paddy Transplanter, Power Weeder and Vermicompost) & technique for improving production of yield and creating new methodology for rice farming that will save huge amounts of water, labour and move toward organic farming.

Atuvik Technologies

Sector: Renewable Energy

Atuvik envisages the sustainability in cooking practices in rural kitchens of developing economies. Knowing that a significant fraction of the population in developing countries rely on biomass to cater their day to day energy demands, Atuvik has come up with a wooden stove that is high on heat output and low on emissions. Following so, it does not only combat the indoor air pollution but alleviates the reliance on firewood as well.

Website: www.atuvik.com

Smart Roads

Sector: Road Safety

At Smart Roads, they are building an Obstacle Detection and Alarming system that alerts the drivers of the oncoming obstacles (not only vehicles) thus preventing accidents. Having ‘Sustainability’ as the cornerstone of the innovation, the system is entirely solar-powered and also works in all weather conditions (be it rain or snowfall). An important feature of the product is its cost-effectiveness, which allows it to be installed in these prevalent blind curves.

EarthJust Ecosystems Foundation

Sector: Waste Management

EarthJust is developing a behavior change based waste management model to increase the awareness of sustainable living practices and build an ecosystem that supports people moving from awareness to action on these practices.

Website: www.earthjust.org

Farmer near me

Sector: Agrotech

They are building a platform where farmers can showcase and sell their products to B2B and B2C. Farmer near me is an online platform which connects farmers with multiple buyers all over India.

Website: farmernear.me

ARC Dampers (RAR Engineering)

Sector: Manufacturing

ARC Dampers, India’s first indigenous Specialised Industrial Shock Absorber manufacturer. ARC designs, develops and manufactures perfectly engineered energy absorption solutions and services for the Industrial Automation, Aerospace, Defence, Marine and Rail markets. They provide products that are uniquely designed, high quality, long life damping solutions to their customers in order to improve machine efficiency and protect aftermarket improper replacements that can harm machine characteristics. With a team of professionals in engineering, flexible manufacturing and marketing they provide their customers the very best in service.

Website: www.arcdampers.com

Saanchalchhaya Apex

Sector: Gaming & Learning

They are building a gaming and learning platform on animated t-shirts through Augmented Reality feature which will make kids physically active while playing mobile games.

Website: www.Saanchalchhaya.com

Azeedo

Sector: Agrotech

Azeedo developed new agrochemicals that will work as a bio pesticide, bio insecticide and a bio fungicide for farmers, who suffer losses due to pest attack, and have to spend more on chemical and biological pesticide. Crop-Defender, a product of Azeedo, will be a biological pesticide, eco-friendly and affordable. Crop Defender will protect crops from multiple pest attacks, increase the crop yield and will also enhance the quality of crop yield.

Website: www.azeedo.org

IMW Automotives

Sector: Cleantech

Clean Tech IMW Automotive Pvt. Ltd. is developing a swappable lithium ion battery pack for e-rickshaws that will be cost effective and more efficient.

Ecekal

Sector: Agrotech

Ecekal is creating an apple sorting machine for apples growers who have to clean and sort apples manually. Ecekal is providing ultra-low cost, automatic and portable machines to sort and clean apples.

Thapasu Foods

Sector: Food & Beverage

THAPASU Foods brings mountain farming culture and heritage to consumer’s home through farmer’s heirloom products. Integrating agricultural societies & Co-operatives for produce supplies (through training for procurement of food produces & maintaining packaging standards) by value creation through brand building and brand positioning.Using existing distribution channels such as online stores/organic or retail stores or consumer subscription model or exports through supply chain integration system. THAPASU Foods ensures transparency of supply and distribution using enhanced tracking mechanics on packages to showcase these farmers as the face of the brand.

Website: www.facebook.com/thapasufoods , www.instagram.com/thapasufoods

Medsamaan

Sector: Healthtech

Medical device MedSamaan is a revolutionary Online Marketplace exclusively for Medical Devices. The Platform addresses the pain points of all the concerned stakeholders – patients, doctors, hospitals and manufacturers. By leveraging technology, they intend to provide accessibility and freedom of choice at an affordable price. MedSamaan integrates the advantages of both online and offline sales, and provides a unique experience to users in terms of Variety, Choice, Lower Costs, Assured Quality and Timely Delivery.

Website: www.medsamaan.com

4Play

Sector: Media & Communication

4Play’s core product is extreme and adventure sport content for online media. Distributed, leveraging upon the capabilities of an aggregated network dispersed throughout online and offline channels. 4Play is aiming to organise, structure and develop a micro content network throughout UGC platforms and social media on digital platforms.

Website: www.4play.in

Skill to Skill

Sector: Edutech

In the current skill ecosystem a platform for e learning and assessment is not available, by which trainers and candidates can build their capacity, Govt. institutions can manage quality and ensure faster implementation of skill India mission. We are building a Mooc training platform for e training, assessment and certification of candidates and vocational trainers who will be teaching at PIAs under skill India. We will enhance the Vocational Skill ecosystem in India by building MooC e-Learning, assessment tools and video repository training Platform that will help trainers and candidates to get trained online, assess their skills and become certified skill development professionals.