Indian startups to Watch

Red Herring profiled 8 Indian startups that are worth watching. Unlike buying too much into Web2.0 social applications else where in the world, these startups are focusing on technology areas like semiconductor design, biotech, mobile technology and consumer Internet. Not a surprise, keeping in view the technology savvy Indian entrepreneurs.

You can read more at Red Herring's web site , 'Eight Indian Startups to Watch'.   Here is the list, excerpted from that article:

  1. Ascendus Technologies: Online training platform for Business Executives.

  2. Converge Labs : Markets M-Bay, a Mobile Commerce platform that allows users to buy from their mobiles.

  3. Drishtee : Help Entreprenuers in Rural India by providing internet kiosks and train them to operate their business of offering internet to local people. Similar to Public telephone service in private owned booths.

  4. HelloSoft : Uses a commoditized processor rather than expensive specialized microprocessors to power handheld devices.

  5. IBS : A software services company specializes in niche area,  Transportation and logistics.

  6. NowPos Online Services : Offers free voice mail over the internet, aimed at users in developing countries.

  7. Ocimum Bio Solutions : Sells Software Tracking tools to research labs, contract research (Labs on hire) and supply of micro arrays.

  8. Softjin Technologies : Provides custom designed Electronic Design Automation tools.

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Amith said…
Hi Folks!

We, NowPos Online Services, are proud of being listed by Red Herring and appreciate this listing in your Thought Garage. We would like to share with you what NowPos is really about. is a voice email service which, along with the best of features of an email service - 1.6 GB mailbox, 5 MB attachment limit and a cool interface - also offers the feature of voicing your email.

Users can record their voice message (talk, sing, mimic) and email the same. The recording is stored on our servers and goes as a link in the email to the recipient. The voice can be accessed by the link and it comes as a streaming file (not attachment). The streaming is amazingly fast and can be experienced even at extremely low bandwidth.

We also have a unique Freedback feature for our users. The users will be given a link which can be pasted on their Blogs, Journals, Web Page, or even in their email account signature.

All Freedbacks will come to the users’ NowPos account.

Now do talk back to us

Prashanth said…
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