-Words by Ashi Kesarwani
Success stories of amazing women entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurial skills can be God gifted,
but many times they thrive out of hit and trial methods.
The number of prevalent female entrepreneurs are at our fingertips but lesser we are concerned about the obscure yet marvelous female entrepreneurs whose success stories will give you adrenaline hit and inspirit you to plan your startup now!
33 years old Namrata Bostrom and 38 years old Priyanka Gill
are already recognized by Forbes magazine for their entrepreneurial startup.
One of the leading fashion and lifestyle media company of India.
They aim to make POPxo India’s largest digital media company.
Namrata is an MBA from London Business School and Priyanka has completed MA from King’s College London. The idea of POPxo clashed in Priyanka’s mind while she was working on her startup eStylista which later got metamorphosed to POPxo.
Namrata left her job as a management consultant at ‘Boston Consulting Group’ in 2013 and collaborated with Priyanka. Namrata has shares in millions of POPxo.
The company has a team of enthusiastic editors, artists, photographers, videographers, entrepreneurs, designers and bloggers who are constantly working to make POPxo reach the pinnacles.
Hemalatha became an entrepreneur when she was 27.
She established Ampere electric in 2007 which is a company that manufactures electric vehicles.
The startup was a challenge for Hemalatha as she belonged to a non-manufacturing background. She completed her Graduation from Government College Of Technology Coimbatore and is an MBA from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Australia.
The inspiration to this popped out in her mind while attending a seminar in Japan.
Ratan Tata has also invested an undisclosed amount in Ampere electric. Her earlier start-ups inculpated professional services, technology training, tours and ticketing and an international consultancy for talent acquisition.
Founder and CEO of Little Black Book or lbb.in, which is an online website and an application,
that gives you the recommendation of local food, events, lifestyle and cultural dos in Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai.
Graduating with a degree in economics Suchita worked as a creative assistant for the opening and closing ceremonies of Commonwealth Games in 2010 at WizCraft events. When Suchita started LBB she was already working with BBC Delhi. Exploring Delhi was cumbersome and ambiguous for her and this is from where the idea of LBB popped out. She considers team-building the biggest challenge of an entrepreneur.
Founder of Mydala.com which is an online website which helps people to avail coupons for discounted deals.
Mydala offers heavy concessions and discounts on to do stuff, eat, see, and purchase in eminent cities of India. Anisha studied in an Air Force School and holds a Master’s degree in political communication and MBA in information systems from American University.
Her career initiated in Clinton Administration, where she aided creative female entrepreneurs to raise finance. She founded Kinnis Software Solutions in 2004 which served solutions for marketing of digital content. She left America and turned to India in 2009 for the establishment of Mydala.com. Mydala’s first mobile app was launched in 2011.
The owner of Naykaa.com which is an e-commerce platform for beauty and wellness for the women.
The word Naykaa has been derived from the Hindi word ‘Nayika’ which means an actress. Falguni is a notable alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad. She has given 19 dedicated years to Kotak Mahindra Group as an investment banker and broker and in 2005 she became the Managing Director. Her interactions with entrepreneurs during her work motivated her to become an entrepreneur herself.
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