And the Winners of Retail Startup Awards 2018 Are…

Anaya Retailers Pvt Ltd (First Runner – Up)

Founded by Mrs. Raka Chakrawarti Anaya Retailers runs, the online food store, which is a one-stop solution for those looking for natural, free range and organic alternatives for their daily requirement. This speciality online store stocks organic and natural produce from farms and farmers as well as an artisan line of Indian brands. It also keeps a range of imported produce for customers who like to indulge in healthy but tasty cuisine.

Nascens Enterprises Private Limited (Winner)

Founded by Pankaj Prakash, Nascens is a startup that provides healthy and nutritious food and snacking options for kids under the brand name Happa. It is based on the belief that the earlier you introduce kids to fresh, wholesome foods, the better are their chances of leading a healthy and active life. The team uses simple, natural ingredients to create baby foods, and packaging, that really connects with little ones – with flavors, colors, textures and even names that will appeal to all of their senses. To know more, visit

Retailworx India Private Limited (Second Runner – Up)

Founded by Rajiv Rao, Retailworx runs FreshWorld, an enterprising start-up company which has innovatively ventured into a “Farm to Home” concept by organising “fruits and vegetables” (FNV) retailing, using a distinctive Street vending format employing eco-friendly delivery mechanisms by using Battery Operated Carts coupled with advanced customer vending features hitherto unheard of in street vending formats. – A Mobile Store! To know more, visit

Top 10 finalists of Retail Startup Awards 2018

  • Lionhead Creations Pvt Ltd
  • Nascens Enterprises Private Limited
  • Retailworx India Private Limited
  • Revyur Beauty Care India Private Limited
  • Vanakkam Foods

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Founded by Shivali Vakil, Artchetype Studio is a brand that puts heart into the corporate office environment, providing various designs in office essentials, including journals, stationeries, quote cards, and various accessories. Artchetype was born out of the idea that work spaces could do more than be just office environments; they could reflect moods and personalities. The products are creatively designed to achieve this and are retailed online.


Founded by Harshit Gohil, Gohil Ayurved is a preventive healthcare brand that uses nano-technology to extract phytonutrients of powerful naturally occurring herbs and plants to treat both chronic and major diseases. Starting off as an R&D unit, they soon entered branding, packaging, marketing and distribution of their products.


Founded by Shriyans Bhandari, Greensole is an NGO that recycles and donating discarded footwear to the less privileged. Its corporate partners include Adidas, Skechers, ONGC, India Bulls, among others, who sponsor the refurbishment of discarded shoes. So far Greensole has helped 68,000 people, and aim at donating 1,00,000 pairs in 2018.


Founded by Rupali Gupta, Lionhead retails handcrafted luxury products such as jewellery, hand bags, home décor and other personal and fashion accessories under the brand name Tarrusa. Designed and developed in conjunction with clusters of karigars (craftspeople) based in various cities, the products are retailed mainly using online channels like Amazon, Myntra and Jabong to target the near 100 million customer base across the country and overseas.


Founded by Sambhav Karnawat, Jewelove aims to provide platinum jewellery at a very reasonable price to every nook & corner of India, even the smallest villages in India.


Founded by Sharmila Vali, Revyur is a range of Speciality Natural Cosmetics that has been fused and adapted from the ancient Indian Beauty Care, Skin Care, & Personal Care Formulations used since thousands of years.


Founded by Aarti Aruldas, Vanakkam Mumbai provides a variety of Idli, Dosa and Vada batters, along with various accompaniments and combo offers.

Grand Jury 2018

Preliminary Jury 2018