Top 10 Disruptive AI Startups in India 2020

by April 28, 2020


In recent years, the Indian startup ecosystem has seen a great upsurge. The country is among the top list of nations that have achieved millions of funding for tech-based startups in the last one year. These startups are coming into focus through their own innovation and great service. Their success is driven by factors including massive funding, consolidation activities, evolving technology, and an immense domestic market. According to some market reports, from around 3000 startups in 2014, India has seen the rise up to 11,000 in just 6 years. With the following startups emerging at a great scale, India is most likely to drive the technology market not only in its domestic market but worldwide.


Niramai Health Analytix

NIRAMAI is developing a novel software to detect breast cancer at a much earlier stage than traditional methods or self-examination. Its solution is a low cost, an accurate, automated, portable cancer screening tool that can be operated by a simple clinician. Unlike mammography, NIRAMAI’s imaging method is radiation-free, non-touch, not painful, and works for women of all ages. The core technology of its solution is an artificial intelligence-led diagnostic platform that uses patented thermal image processing and machine learning algorithms for reliable and accurate breast cancer screening. This unique solution can be used as a cancer diagnosis test in hospitals, used for regular preventive health checkups, and also for large scale screening in rural and semi-urban areas.

Haptik is born out of the belief that conversational AI will have a significant paradigm shift. The company has a global team of 200+ believers waiting to make it happen. Haptik is an artificial intelligence company powering conversational assistants for brands to transform customer experiences. The platform has enabled over 100 virtual assistants, reaching close to 100 million devices and processing over 3 billion end customer interactions. Haptik is backed by Reliance Industries, a US$100 Billion+ conglomerate, with close to 500 million customers.


Discovery AI

Discovery AI is a Pune, India based startup and it is on a mission to empower enterprises to improve revenue, reduce costs & improve productivity by using the best of breed Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) technologies. Discovery AI builds an enterprise-ready conversational AI platform to improve the adoption of apps & reduce service calls.

Niki is bringing the household consumption of Bharat online by building the digital localized agent for 500 million new to internet users. The company is converting these users into consumers by providing them the agent like experience that is most natural to them. Removing the barriers complicated interfaces, language, and inhibitions regarding digital services, Niki assures that users never get stuck online and goes the extra mile to ensure every task is successfully completed. It is a 24X7 support system that encourages people to save their precious time to do things that they love and leave all their digital services-related worries to it, who’s much like a local agent. The company has been backed by Mr. Ratan Tata & Unilazer Ventures among other investors as it continues to resolve the pain-points of Bharat’s 500 million new internet users.



With its ‘zero behavior change’ approach, Doxper is seamlessly digitizing healthcare data, currently missing in India and other developing economies. Today, the company is helping doctors and hospitals digitize to improve their operational, clinical, and patient engagement outcomes. In the near future, Doxper believes insights from this rich, longitudinal, and demographic-specific data will empower providers to optimize processes for the broader healthcare ecosystem.



CropIn is an intuitive, intelligent, self-evolving system that delivers future-ready farming solutions to the entire agricultural sector. The company delivers decision-making tools that bring consistency, dependability, and sustainability to agri-businesses. With capabilities of live reporting, analysis, interpretation, and insight that span across geographies, the company digitizing every farm, while data-managing the entire ecosystem. CropIn’s smarter Agri solutions are powered in real-time; for you to archive patterns, predict trends, to make a blueprint for your business in the times to come.

Currently, the majority of the software or technologies used in the HR function facilitate only non- employee-facing activities (backend functions). There are limited technologies that facilitate or assist the interaction between the HR function and employees, and all the interactions are manually managed, e.g. HR queries, notifications to employees on HR updates, etc. BASH uses AI and chatbots to improve processes and improves the overall employee experience. In return, their employees are more productive and the company saves a lot of money. The solution requires no app, no download, and no install, just chat is enough.



Avaamo is a deep-learning software company that specializes in conversational interfaces to solve specific, high impact problems in the enterprise. Avaamo is building fundamental AI technology across a broad area of neural networks, speech synthesis, and deep learning to make conversational computing for the enterprise a reality. The company delivers a third generation conversational AI experience that executes rich multi-turn conversations capable of handling queries in customer service, generating quotes in insurance, or answering claims inquiries in healthcare.

Today’s data-driven world moves faster than ever. From consumers, products, businesses, operations to revenue, all depends on the intelligent systems that are capable of learning the activities and building insights for better strategy, experience, and delivery. Artivatic is built on life-science focused technologies that not only understand insights but also are able to take decisions as ‘like humans’ on behalf of businesses for better real-time personalized consumer experience, automated decision making, improving performance and efficiency with increase in conversion and revenue. The businesses are able to know more, and faster in real-time. It’s more beyond Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics – It’s true ‘AI Brain’.



SigTuple builds intelligent screening solutions to aid diagnosis through AI-powered analysis of visual medical data. The company is building an artificial intelligence (AI) platform called Manthana which helps the company analyse visual medical data efficiently. Manthana has enabled SigTuple to work on five major high-volume, screening processes of the healthcare industry – analysis of peripheral blood smears, urine microscopy, semen, fundus & OCT scans and chest x-rays.