The game has changed for the generation Y entrepreneur. He now thinks of a global product rather than making one only for India.
The company is not worried about the wall of cash others have created. The industry, it believes, will diverge and all companies would need to differentiate by niches.
In 2012, Edureka moved to virtual classrooms. Subsequently, the best industry practitioners were hired and flexible hours, including weekend classes, were introduced to make it easier for both students and working professionals.
What MySmartPrice does is help the user solve two problems - what to buy and where to buy. The focus is not just on providing the best price but also sharing information on best deals.
Linkstreet is also targeting the corporate learning space. "As companies go global, their training needs will be spread across geographies and this will create opportunities for us," says Vikram Ramakrishnan.
LimeRoad works on a simple premise. It allows you to create your own look - on a virtual scrapbook - using products from 1,500 small vendors on its site.
Juno hopes to operate in a market size of $50 billion. In carrier billing, its main competitors are Fortumo, Bango and Boku. It says it has no competition in duration billing as this area cannot be addressed by other technologies.
Toppr.com turns a phone into a study aide by helping students prepare for tests through its website and app. Users can access some chapters without paying anything. For the rest, they have to pay Rs 4,000 per year. The company says it has 15,000 paid users.
Framebench services over 1,000 clients across the globe. It sells a unique product "Framebench" - an online file collaboration software that allows any video or digital file to be shared among any number of people simultaneously.
It was set up in July 2013 by two like-minded entrepreneurs - Sameer Pitalwalla and Venkat Prasad. The company now has 350 channels in its network across categories including music, comedy, news, beauty, lifestyle and makeup.
HackerEarth's coding challenges expand the talent pool for tech hiring and make the process more meritocratic.
Kishore Biyani questions the rationale for allowing e-commerce companies to raise foreign capital.
A streamlined form packed into a sporty frame topped with a heavy dose of beefy power, the new Audi RS 7 Sportback has landed in India.