Rising from the ashes to figure out the business of dry waste
Ahmedabad-based Nepra handles more than 500 tonnes of dry waste a day, making it the largest player in this space. It is also the highest funded waste management startup in India, with over $36 million in funding, according to data from Tracxn
Sandeep Patel recalls a huge fire in his dry waste handling plant in Ahmedabad that had almost put his fledgling star-tup out of business in 2013. “I lost more than half of my first round of funding within four months of raising it," he says wryly.