The INDIA 100 companies have demonstrated their ability to scale up, and succeeded in seizing opportunities throughout 2017. These are the startups that stayed in the news through the year and grew substantially.
Apart from the top 100 established startups in the ecosystem, every year, we discover some of the most promising and cutting edge tech startups in the country with our TechSparks and MobileSparks events.
The top 100 Indian startups with a gravity defying momentum in 2017
INDIA 100 METHODOLOGY:
Web Rank: Depends on a company’s public traffic ranking from Alexa, ComScore and SimilarWeb. We triangulate the aggregate data to get a sense of web growth.
Brand Rank: Takes search and social signals. How the brands performed on Google Search platform. We take Google’s autosuggest for a particular brand as a signal. In addition to this, we look at the social aspect – Facebook: likes for the fan page, likes, comments, shares, people engaged with the fan page; Twitter engagement: number of followers, retweets, favorites.
Funding Rank: Considers the number of rounds and amount raised in the past three years, with a time decay.
Mobile Rank: Number of installs and app ratings across iOS and Android.
Readers Rank: We had run a readers’ choice poll to gauge which of these startups left a positive impact on their customers.