Award-Winning Business Directory & Startup Networking Community Forum in Tamilnadu, South India

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Founded in 2016, based out of Coimbatore, Tamilnadu (South India), By The Startups (BTS) is an award-winning, close-knit networking community organization of established businesses, startups, SMEs/SMBs, MSMEs, Early-stage ventures, investors (Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists), studentpreneurs/campus startups, mentors, academicians, incubators, accelerators, government bodies and expert professionals from the business ecosystem across the globe.

Join BTS Network Community Forum as a Profile Member & increase business visibility & referrals 

Note: Unlike other networking organizations, communities, or forums, BTS is not funded by any institution, and completely depends on the nominal membership charges collected on a monthly or annual basis for the various services rendered to the community. We believe in the power of the Web, Search Engines, and People (Networking) to effectively build and expand this community for the betterment of the local startup and business ecosystem. 

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South India’s Trusted Networking & Referral Leads community group for Businesses/SMEs/MSMEs/Startups

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BTS community forum is already connected to 4500+ entrepreneurs and 150+ business community heads from all over, and it will be what is the first community-based startups business directory, both online (web) and physical, for business networking, gaining referral business leads, and knowledge transfer. BTS Business Community forum has a wide pan-India presence though it has its roots in Tamilnadu.

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 Our Vision is to Feature 10000+ Business Profiles on our Startups Business Directory

That mainstream media doesn’t cover at all!

  • Being an alternate media, let BTS be the first business community forum to feature your business profile, story & news.

  • Our community will speak for your business. Search engine ranking of your business profile will speak for itself!

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How to Become a BTS Network Community Forum Member (Profile)?

THERE IS NO MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM WITH BTS NETWORKING COMMUNITY FORUM. We don’t believe in any member loyalty or retention programs, but rather in the consistency factor of closely working together with our basic members based on their convenience, interest, and comfort levels. We allow you to promote your business & increase sales prospects through community forum membership and participation.

As a Free (Basic) member, you can first join our WhatsApp and Telegram Communities, network with other basic members, attend any of our physical and online business networking events, and then make an informed decision about joining our startups directory services or sponsoring our business networking events.


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Do you want to feature your business profile on our startups business directory for greater visibility, both online & offline?
BTS Latest Startup & Business Profile/Stories
Sphurthi Consulting Services, CBEStashcove, UAEStrategizer, Chennai
Consulthive, ChennaiTrueLedge, CBEGoodyask, CBE
Sree Thiruchendur Murugan Foods, ErodeIrukkaa App, BengaluruPoSH @ The Settlement Table, Tiruppur
Santhoshni Academy, ChennaiRG Associates, DindigulCogniQuo, CBE
Basra Constructions, Coimbatore


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About By The Startups Business Community Forum

BTS Business Community forum, started by Shameer.S, an IT Project Consultant by profession, and Gayathri Rajesh, founder of SearchnScore, is South India’s leading community organization for generating referral leads and creating business networking opportunities through web/PR/social media platforms & physical/online events for visibility, business training & informal education (knowledge sharing) sessions.

We, therefore, help you develop a life-long relationship with our community members and the wider business & startup ecosystem. BTS networking forum has jointly organized several business meets with top media names including ET-NOW, Pudhiya Thalaimurai, News 7 Tamil, and Simplicity (Coimbatore), just to name a few.

Who can Benefit?

Business Startup Ecosystem

A pioneering effort to link the ecosystem through the power of Directory & Community

Startup  Business Ecosystem

+ Businesses
+ Mentors
+ Incubators/Accelerators
+ Corporates
+ Schools (industry-connect initiatives)
+ Investors
+ C-level Executives
+ SMEs/MSMEs/Startups
+ Associations & Government Bodies
+ Shared Workspaces/Co-working spaces
+ Business Founders & Owners
+ EDC/Placement/Industry Association & Alumni Cells
+ Business Communities & Organizations

What We’ve Achieved

National Award Winner Content Script writing ECI


80+ Training Sessions

15+ Community Awards

60+ Institutional Connects

2500+ Business Referrals

90+ Community Meets

4500+ Basic Members


India’s First Community Group to Adopt 3 Persuasion Modes for Visibility

We’re India’s first community forum to adopt and revive the almost 2000-year-old Aristotle Persuasion Model of 4 appeals: logos, pathos, ethos, and kairos. We generate visibility and reputation through the combination of pathos (stories ), logos (profile), ethos (listings/search engine rankings), and Kairos (people – community & networking at the right time) through our startups business directory. Talk to us to know more about it before joining our community

BTS Persuasion Model Networking Platform

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Yes, BTS has a lot of Bills & Expenses to Cover!

And, We Need & Appreciate Your Kind Support Every Time

Keep in mind that the BTS Community forum can only survive and continue to serve businesses better using the payment remitted by our member clients, either online or offline. Also, a major part of it goes toward web directory maintenance, content development, and event management. Therefore, it is our humble request that payments be made regularly and on time, as, unlike a few desperate business forums that charge exorbitantly for membership, we have been certainly fair and reasonable, staying true to our value proposition.

Please support our community organization as we’ll give you back in terms of Value. Remember, the more you Share, the more you Get!

BTS Community Forum Networking Meets


We encourage all our basic members to attend our monthly online(free)/physical meets (paid), to promote their business, or gain/nurture referral leads through our startups directory, or share their valuable knowledge through active participation.

Trust us; there are scores of benefits for any business listing its profile on any of our BTS Network websites, or sponsoring our business networking events, both online and offline.

Looking to join the BTS Community organization for free, or list your business profile on our startups directory or contribute as an event sponsor to increase your visibility and business prospects? You’re just a click or call away.


15 Benefits

Of joining as a BTS Forum Profile (Member)

  • Business Visibility through Profile/Story Submission on our startups business directory 

  • Promotion through Networking/Social Media Accounts

  • Clean Content & Search Engine Rankings (SEO)

  • Cross-linking of Profiles

  • Physical /Online Networking Meets & Training Sessions

  • Generate Referral Leads

  • Exclusive WhatsApp Community for Profiles

  • Support provided to Early-stage Startups

  • Funding & Mentoring Opportunities *

  • Event Sponsorship Opportunites for Business Growth

  • Generate Institution-Industry Connects for Profiles 

  • Sharing of Business Contacts and one-on-one Networking

*Disclaimer: No form of guarantee or tall promises will be made concerning business or startup investment or funding opportunities under any circumstances, either written or verbally, by By The Startups Community Forum. We will be more than happy to help companies and startups connect/network with investors or funding sources in any way possible. We shall hold no personal responsibility for any loss or damage to startups or businesses as a result of the information provided here.

BTS Profile Plan





Join as a Basic Member for FREEAvail of our Business Visibility ServicesAvail of our Business Visibility Services
Join our WhatsApp community for FreeGet referral leads, both online & offlineGet referral leads, both online & offline
Promote business in the communityTake your business to the next levelBecome our Networking Event Sponsor


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Meets & Events

Check all BTS Community Networking Meets & Events.

Note: We do not force anyone into subscribing to our startups directory services, sponsoring our business events, or even joining the BTS community forum for that matter. Also, being ethical, we don’t guarantee search engine rankings of your business profiles. Everything is based only on mutual consent and trust. This is because we strive hard to provide value to all businesses that repose their trust in us every time.

We understand that we are in the business of building people, community forums, and businesses—and changing the way business is done, together.

We regularly update the schedule of all BTS-associated Community organization Meets/Trainings & TN Government events for our members to make the most of.


Event (Host) Date & Time Venue & Reg. Link
Cultiv8 Overseas Accelerator Program 2024 (Paid) 17 June-30 to Sep 2024 Link


Media & Press

BTS Community forum is featured in the following national and local Media & Press. We sincerely thank all the Media & Press houses for the coverage, and for helping us grow as a business community organization.

BTS Network Website Platforms 

BTS Networking Community Updates

Jan-12, 2024 

BTS Business Networking community has been mentioned in one of India’s widely read business daily newspapers Business Standard. Read more.

Jan-19, 2024 

By The Startups featured in Dina Thanthi (Daily Thanti), one of the most widely circulated daily newspapers in South India. Read more.

Member Testimonials


Creating & building a startup per se is not easy. Being a member of BTS forum, I find connecting with other startup entrepreneurs a way to improve both my business and life. – Ruchi, Kriart Designs

“BTS Community forum  is simply a place to make professional friends for life. It has helped me immensely in forging new business ties and relationships in recent times.” – Senthilkumar,  Halycon Ventures

The way the BTS community organization works in tandem with other startup and business communities to uplift the ecosystem in the region is highly appreciable. – Dr. Ikhwan, IK7 & NNI