Women are no longer considered as household workers. They are achieving milestones in every profession. Startups are usually male dominated but there are some ladies who are changing this mindset of Indians. Below are some females who have achieved success in Indian startup ecosystem:
1. Richa Kar: Zivame
Richa Kar is the founder of multi-brand online lingerie selling store Zivame. Zivame is playing a crucial role in changing the behaviour of women towards buying intimate clothes.
2. Falguni Nayar: Nykaa
Females have the tendency to see a variety of makeup products before buying. With Nykaa Falguni has made buying makeup items online easier than ever before.
3. Sairee Chahal: Sheroes
Sheroes is one of the most popular women’s community online. Along with connecting female professionals, Sheroes helps women with career support programmes.
4. Neetu Bhatia: KyaZoonga
Neetu is the name behind creating India’s first entertainment and sports ticketing company. She is also a national level cricketer and loves to try new things. She used to face problems of getting information about the latest events so she decided to work on KyaZoonga.
5. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: Biocon Limited
Kiran is the founder and Managing Director of one of India’s one of the best biopharmaceutical company Biocon Limited.
6. Aditi Gupta: Menstrupedia
Aditi Gupta educates Indian females about menstruation. Aditi along with her husband manages a popular website called Menstrupedia.com which has guides on hygiene, health with answers to some menstruation related questions which women feel shy to ask about.
7. Gurleen Kaur: Hareepatti
Normally males are responsible for making financial decisions for a family but Gurleen Kaur wanted to change this. She gives financial advisory to the customers.She also runs a blog on which she writes about investment-related topics.
8. Rashi Choudhary: LocalBanya
Rashi is the co-founder of LocalBanya which is Mumbai’s first online grocery store. LocalBanya aims at making the shopping experience of Mumbaikars better and affordable.
9. Priyanka Agarwal & Anshulika Dubey: Wishberry
A lot of talented never get a good platform to work on. Priyanka and Anshulika spotted this issue and they started Wishberry which is a reward-based crowdfunding platform.
10. Vineeta Singh: Fab Bag
Vineeta Singh said no to a Rs 1 crore per annum job offer just to start her own firm. Fab Bag is currently the biggest beauty subscription service in India.