For the past few years, the demographic of India has changed drastically. Now more women are coming out for work and playing a vital role in the growth of the Indian economy.
Here I have listed ten women entrepreneurs in India who have done something extraordinary and helped to inspire thousands of women to break the barrier and do something.
1.Vani Kola – Founder of Kalaari Capital
Vani Kola is the founder of Kalaari Capitals and a venture capitalist. In 2006, she started as a venture capitalist. Her company, Kalaari Capital, started working with a fund of 150 million dollars fund. In 2018 she won TiE Delhi- NRC 5th edition women entrepreneur summit award. She also got NDTV Women of Worth award.
2. Divya Sreeji – De Cakery
In 2010 Divya Sreeji moved from the UK to Gurgaon and started experimenting with cakes and baking. In her words, nobody around her home knew to make designer themed cakes. Word got out that she can make themed cakes. And she started getting orders. Now her company De Cakery has over 50000 likes on Facebook, and that’s how Divya Sreeji had made her experimental hobby into a full-time profession.
3. Upasana Taku – Mobikwik
Upasana Taku, a graduate from IIT Delhi and the co-founder of India’s first mobile wallet and online payment app. She also founded another payment gateway called Zaakpay. She started working on the app with her husband. She tells that she even worked on her wedding day. That’s how MobiKwik was born.
4. Rashmi Daga – Fresh Menu
Reshmi Daga justify her corporate job to become an entrepreneur and started a fantastic online kitchen Fresh Menu. Fresh Menu brings freshly made salads and meal bowls to every office. Fresh Menu has its own kitchen and a team of experienced chefs. They provide excellent cuisines at your doorstep.
5. Ria Sharma – Make Love Not Scars
When in the third year of college, Ria Sharma founded Make Love Not Scars. Her organization specializes in providing medical, educational, legal and psychological rehabilitation services for acid attack victims.
6. Neha Arora – Planet Abled
An engineer by education Neha Arora set up a travel company Planet Abled to travel possible for differently able people. Her inspiration has been her parents, who are disabled. She and her five-member team has been able to conduct some fantastic, memorable trips for the “special” clients.
7. Supriya Paul- Josh Talks
We all heard about josh talks. But do you know who the founder is? Supriya Paul, founded Josh Talks when she was in twenty-something, and she and her company continues to inspire millions of people even today.
8. Richa Singh – YourDost
Richa Sharma’s mental wellness platform “YourDost” helps people with mental health issues such as depression, stress. She created the platform in such a way that people in need can seek for help such as psychologists, psychotherapists and mental wellness coaches.
9. Sairee Chahal – Sheroes
Sheroes is a women community, where women from every walk of life come together and talk about their life experiences, organizes AMA with expert s and engage in other activities. Women can also speak to the experts in secure chats and get support on the go. Its goal is to help people, and it started with an idea envisioned by Sairee Chahal
10. Vandana Luthra – VLCC
VLCC is a top solution for beauty related problems. Vandana Luthra started her journey with VLCC in 1989 when her daughter was 3 years old. Now VLCC has a strong 4000 members team of professionals, medical doctors, nutritionists psychotherapists and cosmetologists.
These are some of the hard-working women entrepreneurs in India who made it.
Are you an aspiring women entrepreneur? You should consider joining SHEconnects. We organize various women networking events in Delhi that will help you increase your connection and get a better reach for your business.