The Indian startup industry in a dynamic one indeed and women entrepreneurs are helming their entrepreneurial dreams when it comes to succeeding in their field. Transforming the stereotypes against women of India, we bring you a list of some of the famous women entrepreneurs in India who have made a difference in the lives of millions of young women all over the country.
1. Aditi Gupta – Co-founder, Menstrupedia
Co-founder of Menstrupedia and social entrepreneur, Aditi Gupta and her husband aim to work towards abolishing misconceptions and spreading awareness about menstruation. After going through some painful time during her periods, she decided to create a website dedicated to women in similar situations making her page extremely popular among young girls and women.
2. Shradha Sharma – Founder & CEO, YourStory
After working for several big media houses in the country like the CNBC and The Times of India, Shradha decided to share the stories of several entrepreneurs with the world and created her own online portal, YourStory in 2008. Shradha was also inducted in the list of top 500 LinkedIn influencers in the world making her one of the most successful woman entrepreneurs of the country.
3. Upasana Taku – Co-founder, MobiKwik
Most of you must have heard of the online wallet app, Mobikwik. Well, it was founded by Upasana Taku and her husband. After working in the finance industry in Silicon Valley, Upasana decided to create a start-up in order to build on her expertise in the realm of digital payments.
4. Chitra Gurnani Daga – Co-founder & CEO
Chitra and her husband created the travel site, Thrillophilia back in 2009 which is a manifestation of their passion for travelling. The venture aimed to provide travellers with the best local experiences the place had to offer and making the people of India aware of the hidden gems that are tucked away safely in the lap of nature.
5. Ruchi Garg – Founder, Venuelook
Ruchi Garg is the founder of Venuelook which is a digital platform based in Noida which specialises in venue booking and recommendation across sixteen Indian cities to organise and manage events. Managing a team of over 50 employees, Ruchi is the industry expert when it comes to event management.
6. Neeru Sharma – Co-founder, Infibeam
After working with big names in the industry such as Amazon, TATA Consultancy Services and Nokia, Neeru Sharma is the creator and director of Infibeam. An expert market research, Infibeam has gradually grown to be one of India’s top e-commerce portal.
7. Jaya Jha – Co-founder, “pothi.com“
The mastermind behind Instascribe and pothi.com, Jaya Jha is a very successful entrepreneur in the country. Her innovations with Instascribe and pothi.com has enabled the general user to write and create their own e-books.
8. Chitra Ravi – Founder & CEO, Chrysalis
The last one in our list of famous Indian women entrepreneurs is the founder of the education platform, Chrysalis, Chitra Ravi aims to innovate the academics of a child with the power of storytelling and conceptualization in order to be at par with international standards making it one of the biggest education channels in India.