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Companies that came up 10 years back and Changed our Lives!

Nithya Lakshmi | May 28, 2018

With technology at its peak serving any kind of industry with any kind of services, there are many companies coming up every other day. Many entrepreneurs are bringing a lot of innovative ideas to the market in order to serve their customers in the best way possible.

Here we have six such outstanding companies that, through their performances, have carved a place for themselves in the hearts of their customers-

1) Myntra for the Shopaholics

Founded in the year 2007, Myntra is an e-commerce company that is headquartered in Bangalore. Little did the teens out there know that Myntra would help them change their entire wardrobe, drastically filling it with all the trendy and up to date fashion outfits. For all your outings, parties, workout sessions, Myntra has a wide variety of options to choose from. They have bags, clothes, accessories, footwear and much more, keeping you glued to their site for a hours! 

  • It has changed the way we shop today by letting us shop for everything on-the-go and in just a few clicks.


2) Freelancer for the Workaholics

Working from an office outlet, sitting in one place from dawn to dusk is long gone since the incorporation of this popular website. Freelancer was founded in the year 2009 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Matt Barrie the founder of this reputed online job marketplace has come up with a unique idea of connecting employers and job seekers on one platform, thereby making it easy to apply and work on various jobs at flexible timings.

  • This has changed the way many people work today, giving way to flexible timings, deadlines and pay cycles. One can work even while they travel as all they require is a laptop with an internet connection.


3) WhatsApp for the Socialists

This well-known App has tremendously impacted the way people contact each other since its inception. WhatsApp was founded in the year 2009 with the main aim of rendering messaging services across various platforms with the help of internet. Gone are those days where we used to recharge for short messaging services (SMS). Today we have WhatsApp to message, call, join virtual groups, share pictures and videos.

  • This has been ruling the way we communicate with one another irrespective of the distance.


4) Pinterest for the Learners

If you are an ardent learner then look no further than this learning and image sharing app. Pinterest is a company that is into mobile application services. The company was founded in 2010 and is located in California. One can read a lot across a wide range of topics and can watch videos to educate oneself. Besides this, you can pin your favorite photos and videos to your boards, like, follow and share them.

  • This has indeed changed the way we learn. What used to be accessible only in books and in newspapers is now available in this brilliant app in many interesting formats.


5) Zomato for the Foodies

Are you finding it difficult to select the right restaurant in your locality? Then Zomato solves this problem for you. Headquartered in Gurgaon, India, this online food ordering and a restaurant searching company was founded in the year 2008. Zomato provides an in-depth understanding of what the restaurants near your place have to offer. It also displays their menus with user reviews and recommendations.

  • This has certainly changed the way we used to step into restaurants ten years back with no idea of what is what, with respect to food, taste and the menu. Now, most people do not visit a restaurant without checking the restaurant’s rating and  menu on Zomato.


6) Uber for the Wanderers

This ride-sharing company was founded in the year 2009 and is based in California, thought its services are rendered worldwide.  While we used to literally stand for long durations, waiting for an auto-rickshaw or cab, Uber has made booking a cab easy with its mobile app and website services. You can book a cab in a few clicks, pay online, select the type of cab you require and wait for the cab to arrive on time, to take you to your destination.

  • This has changed the way we travel, with the help of technology,  and has been helping us enjoy our ride since its incorporation. Just book a cab in minutes, enjoy an air-conditioned ride and now you can even order food while on the move!

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Nithya Lakshmi




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