Six years ago, Nisha Madhulika started her YouTube channel and began posting video recipes of Indian foods. Today, she is a YouTube personality with more than 4 million subscribers, a restaurant consultant, and a columnist on several news websites.
She has created 2 versions of her site – for English and Hindi speakers and is one of the top food chefs online that people look up to. With almost 1.2K recipes on her channel under 121 playlists, all her recipes are easy to cook and good to eat, which is why people love them!
2: Sairee Chahal – Sheroes
Sairee Chahal has taken the women empowerment movement to the masses. From ‘he’roes to ‘she’roes the name alone suggests how revolutionary her idea is. Sheroes is a women’s community platform that nurtures safe online communities by offering support, resources, opportunities, and interactions between women.
With communities created for every type of subject, women on the platform help each other and raise one another up higher and higher. Sheroes also conducts many events for the upliftment of women.
Sairee Chahal and her team aim to put 100 million women on the growth roadmap by 2022. In 2018, Sheroes was awarded by the IAMAI Digital Awards in the “Social & Economic Empowerment” category.
3: Kejal Tekchandani – Being Momm
Every new mother seeks advice from other mothers and that is why there are hundreds of bloggers who love to pen their experiences down for other mothers to read.
Kejal Tekchandani’s ‘Being Momma’ blog simplifies the world’s toughest job – parenting. Written specifically for new mothers, her blog caters to the most mystifying period of parenting from pregnancy to toddlerhood. She also sells custom outfits for children!
4: Suchi Mukherjee – Limeroad
Every girl in India who shops online has heard of Limeroad. One of the leading e-commerce fashion websites in India, Limeroad, was founded by Suchi Mukherjee. From fashion to decor and lifestyle, Limeroad makes the cake and eats it too!
The Limeroad app has more than 10 million downloads on the Google Play Store itself. Visionary lady Suchi Mukherjee was selected as 1 of 15 people worldwide for ‘Rising Talents, High Potential Leaders Under 40’
5: Monica Gupta – Craftsvilla
Another well-known name in the e-commerce space is Monica Gupta’s Craftsvilla – a marketplace to discover Indian products that are Handmade, Vintage, Ethnic, Organic and Natural. Selling apparel, accessories, home decor, and food, the platform is revered for its collection.
6: Falguni Nayar – Nykaa
Founded merely 3 years ago, Falguni Nayar’s Nykaa is the largest beauty destination in India today. Nykaa has more than 150,000 happy shoppers and has serviced more than 721,000 pin codes in India.
From makeup and beauty brands to fashion and lifestyle advice, tips, videos, and updates, Nykaa has a colossal and committed fan following. They sell more than 100,000 products and now also have their own flagship stores across the nation.
It’s clear that Falguni Nayar has a mammoth vision and is a great entrepreneur.
7: Shubhra Chadda – Chumbak
Shubhra Chadda’s Chumbak is one of the most sought-after lifestyle brands in India that seamlessly integrates quirk with youth. Adored by youngsters, the brand started by selling artistic fridge magnets that depicted vibrant India.
Today, Chumbak’s style and essence in design is unmatchable and often leaves customers with a smile on their faces! We can only guess where the brilliant direction comes from!
8: Anisha Singh – Mydala
Another inspirational Indian women Entrepreneur is Anisha Singh, co-founder of Mydala. Mydala calls itself a ‘shopper’s’ best buddy’ providing coupons, offers, and deals on restaurants, spas, salons, groceries, gyms, entertainment, and much more.
Operating from 9 years, this company has served more than 38 million customers in 209 cities and has more than 14,000 offers and deals! She makes serving millions of people look super easy. Kudos to her!
9: Ashwini Asokan – Mad Street Den
Ashwini Asokan co-founded Mad Street Den with her husband in 2013. A company that not many people have heard of, yet which will affect the lives of everyone because Mad Street Den is a computer vision and artificial intelligence company committed to building the AI architecture of the future. It is building models of generalizable intelligence on a scale that can be deployed through meaningful applications across industries, and to billions of people across the globe.
The company was listed among Bloomberg’s Top 50 startups to watch out for in 2017.
If you are inspired by them, we suggest you start something of your own too. The internet is here to help you.