Meet the 20 Women-Led Startups Chosen for Google Accelerator Program
By: WE Staff
India has emerged as a hotbed for young and innovative startups over the past decade. These startups are redefining the business landscape, embracing technology, and solving unique challenges in creative ways.
The Economic Survey Report 2022-2023 states that there were 452 startups in India in 2016 and 84,012 in 2022 which is a huge rise. The DPIIT has recognized 84,012 startups, which have generated more than 9 lakh direct jobs, with a 64 per cent increase in 2022.
Looking forward to this rise in innovative startups in the Indian business landscape, Google has announced the second cohort of the women-focused Google for Startups Accelerator. the coveted program received over 300 applications out of which 20 deserving women entrepreneurs’ ventures were selected.
The Women Founders program aims to offer the best of Google's programs, products, people, and technology to early-stage, female-led Indian startups that are using technology to solve difficult problems with a positive impact on society.
The program will run for three months and provide diverse startups including but not limited to e-commerce, healthcare, education, and finance, with workshops, mentorship, and networking opportunities. The program will include workshops on customer acquisition, leadership, and product design. With the ultimate goal of making technology useful and relevant to everyone, Google is driving this initiative to increase the representation of women in all fields of the digitally trained workforce in India, including entrepreneurship and professional upskilling.
Here are the 20 startups that have been selected for the second edition of the Google Accelerator Program: Women Founders Program.
Aarogya AI was founded in 2019 by Dr. Praapti Jayaswal and Avlokita Tiwari. The due established Aarogya Innovations Pvt Ltd., which uses artificial intelligence and genomics to diagnose DR-TB just a few times. Its algorithm ensures that the patients receive accurate diagnoses and efficient treatment.
AIBrone Tech was founded by Anshul Garg which helps different businesses transform their paper-based workflows into specialized mobile apps by utilizing Generative AI & No Code.
Sahar Mansoor is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bare Necessities which is an Indian social enterprise promoting zero-waste living. They create zero-waste personal care, lifestyle, and home care products.
Ketaki Ogale is the co-founder and CEO of BHyve. It is a gamified peer learning platform that enables remote collaboration and access to knowledge for the employees. Investors like Accenture and Seeders provided funding for the establishment of BHyve in 2021.
Snowflake, a cloud warehouse uses Chaos Genius as a platform for DataOps Observability. Through the provision of insights on workload optimization, query improvement, and cost governance, Chaos Genius aids data teams in lowering Snowflake costs and improving query performance.
Garima Bharadwaj, the first-generation entrepreneur and tech-savvy innovator is the co-founder and CEO of Enlite. This startup provides a wireless building automation system known as Know Your Building.
A fan-tech platform called Fandrum links fans, influencers, and celebrities. In addition to this, it also offers gamified peer learning and fan analytics. Fandrum is co-founded by Rajat Sharma.
Samyak Jain has founded GoCodeo. He is also the chief technology officer of this startup. This startup acts as a teammate for the software engineers to eradicate bugs at the beginning of any development.
Manu Chopra is the co-founder and CEO of Karya. The tech-savvy founded this firm to build a data cooperative that offers economically underprivileged Indians some digital work.
LetsEndorse was founded by Monika Shukla and Varun Kashyap. The goal of this venture is to build a collaborative ecosystem of social innovators, grassroots partners, responsible corporations, governments, and individuals to take the most effective social innovations.
Match My [Talent]
Match My [Talent] was founded by Sonia Swaroop Choksi to create a platform that aims to revolutionize the performing arts by democratizing Talent access and establishing monetization structures.
Metamagics was founded by Anita Kulkarni and Dileep Puranik. It provides innovative options for data management, analytics, and visualization. It is the first and only platform that serves proactive and preventive care for organ transplants.
Founded by Drishti Gupta and Bani Singh, Now&Me is a platform for mental health where users can talk to random people for free and anonymously on the website. They can talk to mental health experts and professionals without saying their identity.
Saurabh Rana serves as the chief revenue officer of PMaps which is a venture that offers psychological and statistical assessment services for quality hiring of new employees that are driven by data analytics.
SilverGenie is a dedicated elder care venture that helps senior citizens cope with their changing needs. It was created to offer elderly people a variety of services and professionals to help them learn new methods of managing their requirements.
Spark Studio teaches speaking and music to children ages 5 to 15 using AI tools and live classes from the convenience of their own homes. Interactive lessons where children can express themselves, have fun, and sing are provided in Spark Studio.
Study at Home
Raj K Agarwal founded Study at Home which provides online video classes for CA, CS, CMA, JEE, NEET, SSC, Banking, Railway, and other top exams. It is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. This company also offers skill development courses, test series, and current affairs updates.
In order to help radiologists produce high-quality reports more quickly, Synapsica is developing an AI-first PACS and radiology workflow solution that is quick, secure, and automates reporting tasks.
Syntellect was founded by Sumedha Naik and Issac Nadar to provide financial institutions' customers with profile-based credit decision support systems. It increases people's access to financial services so that lenders can lend to unbanked and credit-invisible people.
TeKUncorked was founded and led by Meenakshi Vashist, Ram Sethi, and Rohit Monga. They founded this company to deliver smart and anticipatory management of the electricity distribution grid using IoT, AI, and ML solutions.