Top 5 Women Entrepreneurs in India
Gone are the days when women were confined to the walls of the kitchen, cooking and doing other household chores. Women these days are not only successfully managing homes but also work. What’s more? They are also founders of start-ups giving tough competition to male dominated giants in the market. Juggling between personal and professional life, these women have climbed their ladder to the top. Some of the noteworthy women entrepreneurs are as follows:-
Suchi Mukherjee – Limeroad Founder
Breaking the barriers of traditional ways of being an employee in one of the topmost companies and a mother of two, Suchi Mukherjee founded Limeroad.com at the age of 42. Based on a scrapbooking concept, Limeroad provides a vast range of products like clothes, accessories, non-perishable food and much more making shopping fun, convenient and innovative.Suchi Mukherjee has not only managed to achieve what she wanted, but has also become an inspiration for thousands of young women entrepreneurs who wish to pursue their dreams and work for change.
Shradha Sharma – YourStory Founder
Giving a new perception to the importance of telling stories, Shradha Sharma started her story in 2008. Giving a platform to budding entrepreneurs to talk about their start-ups, ideas, struggles, triumphs and success stories, Shradha and Yourstory.com has managed to proveitself as one of the top media platforms with stories of over 15000 entrepreneurs. Travelling unstoppably in her journey, Shradha was recently featured in the list of 500 LinkedIn Influencers across the world.
Malini Agarwal- MissMalini Founder
Miss Malini, known as India’s first and most famous celebrity blogger changed the way the world read the news. With the rise of the digital media craze, Malini Agarwal brings in the latest on Bollywood, fashion and lifestyle with special ingredients by thisyoung, Indian desi woman entrepreneur. Growing up in various cities like Allahabad, Delhi and Mumbai, this blogger worked from being a Radio Jockey, head of digital content at MTV and Channel V, and also a gossip columnist at the daily newspaper Mid-Day, and currently has more than 2 million followers on social media.
Sheetal Mehta Walsh – ShantiLife Founder
Sheetal is the founder and ideator of Shanti Life, a unique platform providing mentoring, financial literacy training, access to eco-sanitation facilities and loans at a low interest rate of 12% to poor slums and villages in India. From working with non-profits, investment banks, venture capitalists, Microsoft, UK and UAE Governments and hundreds of entrepreneurs for 17years, Sheetal decided to give back her skills, knowledge and experiences in a meaningful way to make a difference.
Saloni Malhotra – DesiCrew Founder
Standing among Asia’s 25 Young women entrepreneurs under age of 30, Saloni Malhotra works towards providing employment opportunities in rural India. Desicrew.in is the first rural BPO in India that selects trains and employs rural youth, over 2/3rd of them being women, in their state-of-the-art data processing centres. DesiCrew lets clients around the world get top- quality work at a fraction of the cost. This not only benefits the employees with a steady job and income but also prevents them from forcefully migrating to urban areas.