Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat is slowly becoming an upcoming start-up hub, with the growing wave of start-ups in the country. It is believed that entrepreneurship is in the genes of every Gujarati. The city is not only a known textile center, but also an industrial city, along with becoming an important IT destination. Most young professionals are giving up their traditional jobs in these sectors and moving towards setting up their own business, be it in terms of offering services or products. In recent time, the start-up wave is taking the city in a booming wave, paving the path for a wide variety of jobs in Ahmedabad. Skilled manpower, ample natural resources, training and development centers, low operational and investment costs, foreign direct investments etc. have all paved the path towards a positive startup scenario in Ahmedabad.
We present below few startups that are making it big and providing jobs in Ahmedabad
This is an online marketplace, the first of its kind as it is a regional online marketplace catering to people of Gujarat. This is a fastest growing marketplace where the locals can find fashion products without visiting the local markets. This startup is the first ecommerce startup from Gujarat and in 2016, it had a value of ₹2,00,000 crore. Though, it is a regional fashion ecommerce store, it is slowly venturing into Pan India. For professionals who want to learn the trades of ecommerce or want to make a progressive career, you can try jobs in Ahmedabad at Alagrand.com.
It’s a content development startup company based in Ahmedabad and supported and advised by highly successful entrepreneurs and technology consultants from IITs and IIMs. The company was started by Raj Jaswa (IIT Bombay), Prof. Sanjeev Tripathi (IIM Ahmedabad) and Dr. Hiran Vedam (IIT Gandhinagar) and is involved in providing customers quality content in 5 business days as per the requirements. Professionals with writing experience or with a passion for writing can apply for freelancing or full-time writing jobs in Ahmedabad at Whitepanda.com.
This is an online platform where you can explore events, activities that are taking place or that will take place in your city. With the head office in Ahmedabad, this start-up has made a mark by facilitating people to know the “happening things to do” in any city within the country. Allevents.in has provided some lucrative jobs in Ahmedabad for young professionals, especially in the sales and marketing division.
Healthcare products just at the click of your mouse. With this mission in mind, eSwasthya was launched in Ahmedabad a few years back by 4 young professionals from the city. The online platform now provides health and wellness products, services and solutions to not only the locals of Gujarat but to all across the country. Not only that, the company also organizes health camps time-to-time in colleges, societies and other local areas in the city of Ahmedabad. Right from volunteers to doctors and nurses, to sales professionals and delivery boys, there are different variety of jobs in Ahmedabad at eSwasthya.
Wabodryms IT Solutions:
This is a start-up IT company providing Mobile app development services, Web development services for online businesses. Founded in 2014, the company has made a mark in a very short period of time and is offering its services to diverse brands, organizations, start-ups, and individual customers. This company offers jobs in Ahmedabad in varied positions like as mobile app developer, web developer etc.
Jolly Food Fellow:
This is an online food delivery platform serving the cities of Gujarat like as Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Vadodara and Rajkot. In fact, the company operates from Ahmedabad and one of the leading online food platforms of the state. This start-up was started by few passionate young entrepreneurs who are also great foodies and want to put forward the best food experience to all the food lovers. Associated with a number of well-known restaurants and food joints, Jolly Food Fellow makes possible to order food of your choice to deliver at your door step. This start-up which is a part of the company TECHRECO Solutions Private Limited offers some lucrative jobs in Ahmedabad for young professionals.
To sum up
These are just few of the start-ups in Ahmedabad and there are many more offering lucrative job opportunities for the locals out there. The start-up wave in Ahmedabad is in a growing phase and the best part is that the city hosts a number of events, almost every weekend, to promote entrepreneurship and startups. Many young professionals from IIM A and other reputed institutes like as DA-IICT, LD, EDI and Nirma are keener on doing their own businesses, instead of Corporate jobs. There are many funding and mentoring organizations in Ahmedabad like as VentureStudio, the International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology which are supporting start-ups and promoting entrepreneurship, creating lots of jobs in Ahmedabad in these start-ups.
By Chinmayee Jha
who is a writer and having experience in employment sector.