Editorial Team

In the digital era, people are hooked on their technology devices, especially smartphones. Also, the covid situation has pushed the people more towards adopting technology. Everyone is looking for devices that make life convenient and fast. This has led to the emergence of advanced technology supported products and services. On-Demand sectors have gained a lot of traction around the world due to pandemic. The on-demand market is attracting over 22.4 million users’ attention per industry, annually. According to Mckinsey, In the US alone, the on-demand food delivery industry had a turnover of $ 19.5 Billion, in 2019.

 
Existing on demand business has experienced huge growth and also several companies got the opportunity to enter in this segment with rise in demand. In the internet era, only the businesses providing an extra edge will survive the competition. The fresh wave of on-demand service mobile apps for iOS and Android has revolutionized the way businesses offer their services.

On-demand services are very beneficial for those who are busy during work and have no time for themselves. Such companies have started gaining the investor’s eyeballs, thus boosting the growth of the online on-demand services sector. The improvements in the technological sector has given rise to consumer services such as home education, packaging, relocation, cab services, beauty etc. This has drawn new consumers and expanded the market room. With years of innovations, mobile technology has evolved and advanced beyond our imagination, affording live conversations, virtual socializing, and fulfilling other desired lifestyle goals.

 
Here is the list of AI backed startups disrupting the delivery space:
 
WHIDE:  Whide is an emerging Ride and Delivery’ apps that runs on a trust and no-commission business model. Integrated with new age technology, the app offers a smart solution to fulfil the customers’ daily travel and delivery needs with trusted drivers at the best and honest fares. Incepted in 2021, WHIDE offers an extensive range of services – ride out of town, rent a cab, hire a driver or require a self car for a short period of time, pick anything up from an unlisted store or deliver anything from anywhere, with a trusted driver. Founded by Rachitta Juneja, a renowned and award-winning women entrepreneur, WHIDE brings a platform that changes the outlook of people towards life and the way they take care of their daily tasks. It is based on the vision ‘Creation belongs equally to everyone’ that benefits customers in managing their daily travel hassles and drivers in facilitating trusting business options at NO COMMISSION MODEL. The services are available in Delhi NCR.
 

UrbanClap: UrbanClap brings together a host of services under one roof. One can rent their service for home cleaning, interior designing and even get beauty services sitting right at home. Established in 2014, the founders Raghav Chandra, Varun Khaitan, and Abhiraj Bhal have also included innovative services like wedding photography in their list of services. One can get UrbanClap services in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Bangalore. There are more than 10,000 professionals registered with the platform who are thoroughly verified by the company. The service has really caught on with the busy urban population with their busy life and the company crossed the mark of $10 million in revenue quite recently. The app was launched in August 2017 and within six months it posted a staggering figure of profit. It has become one of the fastest-growing home services startups in India and raised 63 Crore INR in funding from Accel India and SAW Partners.

 

Dunzo: Dunzo is an all-in-one 24X7 delivery platform that picks and delivers anything and everything within the city while guaranteeing super-quick deliveries. Their services include the delivery of packages, groceries, food, medicines, pet supplies,etc. Founded and headquartered in Bengaluru, Dunzo was incorporated in 2015. From the humble beginnings of a Whatsapp group, Dunzo has consistently proved its mettle as a convenience app and has grown from strength to strength. Currently, they stand fully operational in 8 cities and counting. They focus on nurturing careers and celebrating talent.

 
BluSmart: BluSmart is India’s first and leading all-electric ride-hailing mobility service. They are on a mission to steer urban India towards a sustainable means of transportation and to provide them with efficient, affordable, intelligent, safe and reliable mobility. With sustainability being at the core of our operations, their vision is to help transform the Indian cities by building a holistic and comprehensive electric on-demand mobility platform.
 
Swiggy: Swiggy is India’s leading on-demand delivery platform with a tech-first approach to logistics and a solution-first approach to consumer demands. With a presence in 500 cities across India, partnerships with hundreds of thousands of restaurants, an employee base of over 5000, a 2 lakh+ strong independent fleet of Delivery Executives, they deliver unparalleled convenience driven by continuous innovation. Built on the back of robust ML technology, Swiggy offers a fast, seamless and reliable delivery experience for millions of customers across India. With Swiggy’s New Supply and the recent launches of Swiggy Instamart, Swiggy Genie and Health Hub, they are consistently making waves in the market.

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