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Global Start-Ups To Watch Out For In 2021

Start-ups are a thing of the future. We know this because their popularity is only increasing with a larger number of people looking to invest and create companies. Start-ups cater to a niche population which is what helps it grow and evolve. With more and more start-ups being created, it’s become increasingly important to pick out the diamonds from the dirt. Well do not fear, I am here to help you with just that. Being a start-up advisor myself, I’m here to discuss some of the growing start-ups globally that you must look out for in 2021.

5 hottest start-ups to look out for in 2021

- Airtable

Airtable is a website that is completely dedicated to the optimum use of a team. This website helps teams customise and optimise their working schedules at the same time allowing a deeper form of collaboration. Features like calendars, spreadsheets, task tracking etc. Airtable allows a company to move all its data onto it. This helps with greater optimisation in the sense that everything is in one place and accounted for. The popularity of this website is only growing and as such one should be on the lookout for even more update to further help you optimise your work environment.


This content technology company was nominated for the best search software tool category in the U.S. Search Awards 2020. This is because the company deals with optimising the performance of the content on various search engines. This SEO writing platform allows companies and websites to control their visibility on a search engine by handing out tasks that must be completed to further optimise the content. The software also tells you how your SEO ranking will be according to the tasks you have completed. It is a very systematic and optimised way to make sure your content is generating the leads it requires.

- Hacker One

Hacker One as a start-up aims to poke holes in the online security of your business to make sure you strengthen it further. This is done by the means of ethical hacking. Professional hackers try to find holes in the security you have employed to protect the online aspect of your business. By finding chinks in your online armour, you can make it further stronger and prevent real hackers from hacking into your software and stealing your data.

- Foxhog Ventures Corp.

This is a start-up that helps you assist other start-ups. How does that happen? Well as stated before, there is a huge influx of people who want to become angel investors or just investors in general. What Foxhog Ventures Corp. does is that it helps you find the most suitable start-up that suits you. You can then easily invest in a start-up that appeals to you through Foxhog Ventures Corp. You accomplish your aspiration of investing in a start-up at the same time help these growing companies.


We all value our privacy more than anything. Online purchases often scare us because we worry about leaving our personal and financial information online. provides a unique way to conduct online purchases without having to share any personal information. The start-up lets you generate a disposable and virtual payment card number. This helps create a safe way to pay online. The start-up said that over the last three years it has issued over five million virtual card numbers.

To Sum Up

So these are my top 5 global start-ups to look out for in 2021. I’m not denying the genius of many other start-ups that are making their way into the business scene. I’ve only listed out 5 companies that I feel are making waves in the start-up industry but the truth is there are many more out there.

Further for any newly formed start-up, the best way to decide if it requires an angel investor or start-up funding is by having a complete business plan. Your business plan should also include a One-Page Business Plan. I have developed a one-page business plan for all start-up founders and entrepreneurs. This business plan helps you ideate what you would like to achieve the following year as well as the activities you are willing to give up. It helps you to understand the shortcomings of the previous year as well.

About Devansh Lakhani

Director of Lakhani Financial Services, and a Chartered Accountant, he helps start-ups raise funds from his network of investors. He guides and advises start-ups to scale up by providing efficient sales, marketing, team building, and business management strategies. He has executed fundraising by block deals on the stock exchange and conducted IPOs and right issues on the SME platform to the tune of over Rs. 50 Crore. He is currently working with start-ups from various sectors to help them channelize their business models and investments.

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