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Young Turks to watch out for in 2019

In 2018, Young Turks featured almost 200 startups & we’ve drawn up a list of 10 early stage ventures you should watch out for in 2019 across sector like hardware, health-tech, ed-tech, B2B SaaS, analytics and retail-tech.
Hardware
 Ethereal Machines ((@etherealmachine  ))
  • Builds hybrid manufacturing machines for 5D printing
  • Founders: Kaushik Mudda & Navin Jain
  • Partners: ITC Infotech
  • Raised $250,000
  • Investor: Mohal Lalbhai
  • Drones and Smart Cities
    Drona Maps ((@DronaMaps ))
    • 3D mapping using drones with centimetre level accuracy
    • Founded by Utkarsh Singh & Raghav Palriwala
    • Partners: ESRI, SAP, NASSCOM, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Reliance JioGenNext, Johns Hopkins University
    • Raised $400,000 in seed round
    • Investors: Friends & family
    • Health-Tech
      Niramal ((@niramaianalytix ))
      • AI-based solution for early breast cancer detection
      • Founded by Geetha Manjunath & Nidhi Mathur
      • Partners: HCG, Narayana Health, Google, Philips
      • Raised $1 million
      • Investors: Pi Ventures, Ankur Cap, Axilor, Binny Bansal & 500 Startups
      • Kyvor Genomics ((@KyvorGenomics ))
        • Precision diagnosis for cancer using genomics
        • Founded by Abilesh Gunasekar, Raaj Parekh, Sujini P
        • Partners: Oncologists across India, CMC - Vellore, Cancer Research Center in Marseille - France
        • Raised $500,000
        • Investors: AJ Ventures
        • Ed-Tech
          The Teacher App
          • Professional development resource for teachers
          • Founded by Vinod Karate, Sarita Sharma, Suvidhi Khurana, Ishan Wahi, Medha Bankhwal
          • Partners: NCTE, MHRD, Homi Bhabha Center for Science, Ekalvya, ISLI
          • Raised $1.4 million
          • Investors: Central Square Foundation, Google.org, FICCI Millennium Alliance
          • Retail Tech
            Storeking ((@StorekingIndia ))
            • Tech enabled distribution platform for rural kirana stores
            • Founded by Sridhar Gundaiah & Govardhan Krishnappa
            • Partners: Amazon, Xiaomi, HUL, Google, Facebook
            • Raised $ 22 million
            • Investors: Mangrove Capital Partners & Axiata Digital
            • Shopkirana ((@Shopkirana ))
              • Mobile platform connecting retailers directly with FMCG brands
              • Founded by Tanutejas Saraswat, Deepak Dhanotiya, Sumit Ghorawat
              • Clients include Godrej, Unilever, Parle
              • Raised $2 million
              • Investors: InfoEdge, AET Fund, Incubate Fund, Better Capital, AngelList Syndicate
              • Supply Chain and Logistics
                Tagbox ((@TagBox_in ))
                • Deploys IoT, automation to make supply chains reliable
                • Founded by Adarsh Kumar, Saumitra Singh, Sameer Singh
                • Partners: SAP
                • Have raised an angel round via IAN
                • Enterprise SaaS
                   Darwinbox ((@theDarwinbox ‏ ))
                  • An HR management suite on the cloud
                  • Founded by Jayant Paleti, Rohit Chennamaneni, Chaitanya Peddi
                  • Clients include Arvind, Paytm, Myntra, Inmobi, Swiggy
                  • Raised $4.5 million
                  • Investors: Lightspeed India, Endiya, 3One4 Cap, Tracxn
                  • Analytics
                    Vidooly ((@vidoolydotcom ))
                    • Online video analytics
                    • Founded by Subrat Kar, Ajay Mishra, Nishant Radia
                    • Clients include GroupM, Mindshare, TATA Housing, Tresemme
                    • Raised $2.4 million
                    • Investors: Times Internet, Bessemer, GVFL