Who does not want to be successful in life? When you have achieved your dreams, it means you have achieved success in your life. For all women out there, do you have any dreams in life that need to be fulfilled? Do you feel like moving away from the monotonous life of yours and do something for yourself? Do you have the passion and drive to do something that gives you name, fame, money and gives you inner satisfaction?
Read on to know the stories of these successful businesswomen who have carved a name in their lives through their own efforts and hardwork. They are just one among us and have set an example for others to follow by setting up their own online businesses which are popular and successful.
Here are 5 successful Indian women entrepreneurs from Indian start-up ecosystem
Founder of Menstrupedia.com. Her website deals with women menstrual problems. It was her own personal experiences that made her to come up with this innovative online platform where women can read, share, find remedies of all issues related to menstruation. Infact, the website has been designed in such a way that it is handy even for a little girl to get guidance on puberty and menstruation with comic illustrations. Her website has become an encyclopedia for many thousands of young girls and women, educating on a topic which is otherwise been considered as a taboo in Indian society.
She is the founder and CEO of Mydala.com. An MBA degree holder from the USA, she started her career initially by working in Capitol Hill helping women entrepreneurs raise funding for innovative women-led businesses. Then she worked in a software company in Boston, where she was engaged in designing e-learning ecosystems. Later, she started her own venture by launching Mydala.com. Her concept was different from others. She did not launch a regular e-commerce portal. Rather, she launched a website that provides deals and discounts for various products, services, and brands. Today, the website is India’s biggest marketing platform. She is very supportive of women. She has gone through many ups and downs in life but has successfully sailed through as she had the courage to face her fears.
She is a multi-tasking woman. She is a lecturer, a consultant, a media strategist and an entrepreneur. A Business Management degree holder from Wilson College, Mumbai and an MBA in marketing from Welingkar Institute of Management, she worked in the Public Relations Industry earlier, managing public relations for celebrities and movies. In 2008, she started her first venture, Superchooha, one of country’s first social media agencies. Later on in 2011, she started another website. She is the co-founder of Socialsamosa.com. This online platform is an open forum and a major source of knowledge repository for thoughts, ideas and dialogues about social media scenario in the country. The portal was sold to private investors for Rs. 2-3 crores in 2015. She is also a speaker and faculty for social media courses at various colleges under Mumbai University. She was listed in the “Global Top 100 Social Media Agencies and Consultants” in 2012-13. She won “The Social Media Entrepreneur of the Year Award” by Wat Awards in 2013.
She is a gold medalist in a bachelor’s degree from Nagpur University. She is also a gold medalist in PR from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan and alumni from IIM Calcutta. With few years of service with Yahoo India and Vdopia Inc., she started her own online venture. She is the founder and CEO of the web portal Timesaverz.com, India’s 1st on-demand home services company. Considering the various household problems that a woman faces in her home, this portal was designed exclusively to provide solutions and guidance to women to solve their handyman problems at home. At the same time, the portal also launched its services where in women can avail services that can solve the home repair problems.
An MBA in Marketing & Strategy from IIM Lucknow and a B. Tech. in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur, she is also an author and a speaker. She was an employee of Google India before she started her own venture. She is the co-founder of Pothi.com, where she handles the marketing, finance and day-to-day operations. Pothi.com is an online web portal which enables users to create their own eBooks and print their own books. This website is actually a revolutionary concept that helps to create writers and turn them into successful authors. There is also the option of selling your own written books online in which the website gets a share of book sales. Pothi.com makes it easier for writers to tell their stories and spread their ideas.
A graduate in Computer Science and Engineering from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, USA, she is the co-founder of Infibeam.com. She is also the Director of Platform Business Service. This is one of the country’s leading e-commerce portal & world’s fastest-growing e-commerce technology companies. It offers online retailing services in B2C and B2B verticals. Prior to Infibeam Incorporation, she worked with Alcatel Development India Private Limited, Tata Consultancy Services, Amazon Global Resources, Inc., EDS-Electronic Data Systems (India) Private Limited and NIGPL.