10 Successful Indian Women Entrepreneurs

Women don’t have to stay inside their homes any longer. They are working difficult to create a place for themselves. In addition to taking care of their responsibilities, they have taken on a huge role in helping the business. A lot of women are eager to go after their dreams. They are getting better at many things, including being an entrepreneur.

They are starting companies and becoming an example for many people. In this blog, we’ll talk about the Top 10 Well-Known Women Entrepreneurs who have been able to start and build a great brand. So let’s learn about Women Entrepreneurs and their businesses as soon as possible.

Vandana Luthra (Founder of VLCC)

Vandana Luthra is one of India’s most famous business owners. She also started VLCC healthcare limited and is the head of the Skin Council for the beauty and wellness industry. She was #26 on Forbes Asia’s list of 50 Business Women for 2016. VLCC is one of the most well-known places in the country for beauty and health services.

Currently, VLCC serves 326 sites in 153 places across 13 countries. On April 13, the president gave her the Padma Shri award for her important work in the business and trade fields. As a charity, she also runs an NGO that gives grants to poor people and people with disabilities.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Founder of Biocon Ltd.)

Kiran Mazumdar is an Indian entrepreneur who made a billion dollars independently. She started Biocon Ltd. and Biocon Biologics Ltd., both biomedical companies, and is the executive chairman. She is the head of the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore.

This biopharmaceutical company is now selling US biosimilars and looking for funding. She won the Othmer Gold Award for her work in science and chemistry, which was very good. She has made the Top 50 Businesswomen list by the Financial Times. Forbes also said that she was one of the most important women in the world.

Aditi Gupta (Co-founder of Menstrupedia)

Aditi Gupta is a famous author and one of the people who started the Menstrupedia comic. This engineering graduate and her husband gave birth to this comic in 2012. It worried her that women didn’t know enough about their periods and weren’t taught about them.

So, she did a lot of study on the subject, which led her to start a website with comics. The website has blogs, comics, an area for questions and answers, and a part called “Learn.” She won the “Most innovative venture with a social impact” award for her new ideas. In 2014 she was on Forbes India’s list of 30 people under 30.

Priya Paul (Chairperson of Park Hotel)

He is the director of Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels. She went to Wellesley and Harvard Business School to finish her education. After that, she worked at The Park New Delhi as a marketing manager for her father. After her father died, she found the three places he sought.

Even though she had little practice, she raised the count to 12. In 2002-03, she was put forward for the Businessperson of the Year award. She even won the Padma Shri award in 2012 for her work in Trade and Industry, the fourth-highest citizen award.

Ritu Kumar (Indian Fashion Designer)

Ritu Kumar is an Indian fashion designer who started in the Kolkata business. She initiated her business in the 1960s and 1970s by making wedding and dinner dresses. In the next 20 years, she grew her business to include the foreign market. Her business also opened offices in Paris, New York, and London.

At the time, her company made the most yearly (around Rs 10 billion). In 2012, she was awarded for her work at the L’oreal Paris Femina Women’s Award. This senior fashion designer and war hero brought craft and cloth back to life. The government gave her the Padma Shri award, a very high honour.

Suchi Mukherjee (Founder of Limeroad)

Suchi Mukherjee started the online clothes and products store Limeroad and is also its CEO. At first, it was a place to sell clothes and items for women. Later, Suchi chose to add Men’s Fashion, Home Decor, Kitchens, etc., to the site.

In 2015, she won the “Coolest Startup of the Year award,” “Infocom Women of the Year award,” “Unicorn startup award,” and “ET startup award” at the Startup India conference. Today, Limeroad is one of the internet sites in India that is making the most progress. She made the right choice when she quit her job to follow her dream.

Indra Nooyi (Board member of Amazon)

Indra Nooyi is an Indian-American business leader who used to be Pepsico’s chairwoman and CEO. She joined Amazon’s board of directors. Indra was often listed as one of the 100 most important women in the world. She started her work as a product manager for Johnson & Johnson and Beardsell Limited, two companies that make textiles.

She was Motorola’s Vice President and Director of Corporate Strategy and Planning. She started working at Pepsi in 1994, worked her way up to the company’s top, and stayed there for years. In 2013, she was given the Padma Bhushan Award by Pranab Mukherjee.

Falguni Nayar (Founder of Nykaa)

Falguni Nayar is a billionaire who quit her job as an investment banker to follow her dream. She started the beauty and living business Nykaa and is also its CEO. This billionaire, who made her money on her own, started the company with $2 million from her pocket. She is one of the two billionaires who made their own money. In 2017, Business Today called her the “Most Powerful Woman.” The Economic Times also gave her the “Women Ahead” award.

Vani Kola (Founder of Kalaari Capital)

Vani Kola, an Indian venture capitalist, started Kalaari Capital and is its managing director (MD). She worked in Silicon Valley for 22 years as the founder and CEO of an enterprise that bought things. After doing well in Silicon Valley, she returned to India to establish a venture capital company.

In 2006, she and Vinod Dham set up Indo-US Venture Partners. The same company changed its name to Kalaari Capital in 2012. She was called one of the most significant women in the Indian business world in 2014. NDTV gave her the Women of Worth award because she has been a leader in both business and industry.

Radhika Ghai Aggarwal (Co-founder of Shopclues.com)

Radhika Ghai Aggarwal is the first woman to join the Unicorn Club and the first Internet entrepreneur. She helped start the online shopping site Shopclues, which opened in 2011. She went to Washington University to get her MBA. She has 15 years of experience selling in different fields, such as fashion, retail, culture, and e-commerce. She is the Chief Business Officer of Shopclues at the moment.

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By Mahammad Sakil Ansari

Owner and Lead Editor of BEPINKU.COM. Learned Digital Marketing from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur). He completed his bachelor's degree in English from Vidyasagar University (VU) and his master’s degree in English from Rabindra Bharati University (RBU). Apart from that, he is one of the best website designers in India, a biker and a music lover.