A loved and renowned brand for Sarees - Suta Bombay’s minimalistic sarees with modern blouse design is etched in the hearts of Indian women.
Sujata is an IIFT Delhi alumnus while Taniya is an IIM Lucknow graduate - the sisters officially started Suta Bombay in 2016. Today, it supports more than 14000 artisans and has generated over $4 million in revenue.
India has become the start-up hub. But how many start-up stories get told regularly? Shradha Sharma changed that by founding YourStory Media - a platform for entrepreneurs to report and promote their start-up.
Shradha is a MICA alumnus and hails from Patna. Today, YourStory has over 10 million monthly readers generating over $3 million in revenue.
Sairee Chahal was voted the most powerful woman in Indian Business in 2012. She co-founded Newslink and Fleximoms before founding Sheroes.
Sheroes is a networking and hiring platform for women that also offers support, opportunities and resources. Founded during the pandemic, today Sheroes is a 2 million women community with 5000 women having digital storefronts.
Nykaa, India’s first online makeup platform was founded by Falguni Nayar. With over 25 years of experience in Finserv, Nykaa was started with the aim to provide authentic makeup products delivered right at your doorstep.
Today, Nykaa has entered the unicorn club, has its own makeup brand, supports makeup brands started by women and has a host of skin care, hair care, health and wellness products. It generated INR 32 billion in the fiscal year 2022.
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw was named among the 100 most influential people in the world by Times Magazine. She founded the biotechnology company Biocon Limited in 1978 with a capital of just Rs.10,000.
Biocon manufactures active ingredients for generic drugs that are sold in over 120 countries. Their mission is to provide medicines at a lower cost. Today Biocon is a prestigious biopharmaceutical company with a consolidated revenue of INR 2,217 Cr for Q1FY23.
With over two decades of experience in the Silicon Valley, Vani Kola founded Kalaari Capital in 2012 - a venture capital company that invests in companies related to technology. Kalaari Capital has backed many bangalore-based start-ups in their initial stage.
Vani Kola was in the list of one of the most powerful women in Indian Business by Fortune India. Today Kalaari Capital continues to back Indian start-ups and has generated a revenue of INR 1-100 Cr.
Aditi Gupta is the co-founder and author of Menstrupedia, a comic book that breaks the myths and misinformation surrounding menstruation. Listed in 30 under 30 in 2014, Aditi Gupta has helped raise awareness and numerous girls in various parts of India.
Aditi was featured in CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and is also a TEDTalk speaker. Today, Menstrupedia has 62 employees with a revenue of $3.6 million.