In the modern day world, women have outreached men in every aspect. May it be studies, work, taking care of their houses, maintaining a perfect work-life balance, being corporate professionals by acquiring top positions at big corporate houses, doing business or even reaching the moon, women have showed the world that they can excel in every field of life with their strong determination.
In our patriarchal society, there exists a notion that men are better at handling business as compared to women. However, with their skills, confidence, intelligence, will power and hard work, the modern Indian women have proved this to be a myth and have made their point clear to the society.
Here we have compiled an amazing list of 10 young and beautiful Indian ladies who have made a niche for themselves in the world of eCommerce.
1. Richa Kar – Founder, CEO of Zivame
Richa Kar started the famous online lingerie store zivame.com in the year 2011 in Bangalore, India. Zivame is the first online lingerie platform to deal with more than two thousand different styles of lingerie products. Richa found out that women in India are not very comfortable to buy the lingerie of their choice from shops. That is when she came up with the concept of Zivame which not only caters to its customers needs of the required size, color and designs of lingerie but also make sure that the customers’ desired products are delivered to them without disclosing the brand names or description of the products in the delivery packets.
2. Suchi Mukherjee – Founder, CEO of LimeRoad
Suchi Mukherjee along with Manish Saksena, Ankush Mehra and Prashant Malik founded limeroad.com, an online shopping website exclusively for women, in the year 2012. LimeRoad deals with more than 2,00,000 product ranges that include clothing, accessories, footwear, bags, home and kitchen appliances, etc. Limeroad is the first eCommerce platform that is designed with a layout similar to fashion magazine.
3. Anisha Singh – Founder, CEO of Mydala
Anisha Singh along with Ashish Bhatnagar and Arjun Basu founded India’s largest deals and couponing website, in the year 2009 which is head-quartered in Delhi, India. Mydala is a marketing platform that connects merchants and consumers through various channels on the Web, WAP, and mobile applications. It helps users to avail offers from mobile giants like Vodafone, Airtel, Aircel, and Tata DOCOMO through mobile commerce.
4. Swati Bhargava – Co-founder, CEO of CashKaro
Swati Bhargava along with husband Rohan Bhargava founded the popular cashback website cashkaro.com in the year 2012 which is head-quartered in Gurgaon, India. Cashkaro is one the top coupon portals of India right now having more than 500 renowned partners like Flipkart, Myntra, Yatra, Snapdeal, Jet Airways, etc.
5. Shubhra Chadda – Co-founder of Chumbak
Shubhra Chadda along with hubby Vivek Prabhakar founded chumbak.com, an online retail shop that deals with customized Indian souvenirs, in 2010 in Bangalore, India. Chumbak offers a variety of lifestyle products such as key chains, mobile covers, coffee mugs, t-shirts and many more with funky and cool designs. The themes of these fashionable products are based on the little things that we see around us on a day to day basis.
6. Radhika Ghai Aggarwal – Co-founder of ShopClues
Radhika Ghai Aggarwal along with Sanjay Sethi and husband Sandeep Aggarwal started shopclues.com, an online marketplace, in 2011 in USA. Presently head-quartered at Gurgaon, India ShopClues is one of the biggest and India’s first completely managed online shops supplying products to more than 9,500 places in India. ShopClues deals with a wide range of products such as electronics, clothing and accessories, books, kitchen and home appliances and many more.
7. Upasana Taku – Co-founder of Mobikwik, Co-founder and CEO of Zaakpay
Upasana Taku, along with Bipin Preet Singh kick-started not one but two online businesses. She founded the famous mobile wallet mobikwik.com in the year 2009 and later went on launching a payment gateway zaakpay.com in 2010. Mobikwik is one of the most popular mobile wallets at present which helps in recharging phones, paying bills and for shopping at various online stores with ease. While working on Mobikwik, Upasana had to face many difficulties doing online payments and that’s when she felt the need of having a good payment gateway, which in turn fueled her to start Zaakpay.
8. Pearl Uppal – Co-founder and Former CEO of Fashion And You
Pearl Uppal along with Harish Bahl founded fashionandyou.com, a famous online marketplace, in the year 2010. Keeping in mind the latest fashion trends, Fashion And You offers a wide variety of products in categories like clothing, accessories, shoes, handbags, watches, home decors and many more for both men and women.
9. Neeru Sharma – Co-founder and Director of Infibeam
Neeru Sharma along with Vishal Mehta, Vijayakumar Subramanian and Sachin Oswal founded infibeam.com in 2007 and heads the corporate and Business Development of the company. Infibeam is a web and E-commerce conglomerate that is concerned with Online Retailing, E-Commerce Software and Internet Services. The company has its head-quarter in Ahmedabad, India and deals with online retailing of electronics, books and automobiles. So far, Infibeam has acquired two companies – picsquare.com, a personalized photo printing website and Odigma, a digital marketing company.
10. Sabina Chopra – Co-founder of Yatra
Sabina Chopra together with Dhruv Shringi and Manish Amin started the famous yatra.com, an online travel agency and a travel search engine, in the year 2006. The company is head-quartered in Gurgaon, India and deals with booking of flight tickets and hotels in India as well as abroad. The online portal has also started facilities for online ticket bookings for trains, buses and cruise.
These modern Indian women entrepreneurs are the perfect example of ‘beauty with brains’. So buck up ladies! Get motivated from these successful and famous businesswomen and kickoff your own business ventures soon!
“A beautiful woman is a beautiful woman, but a beautiful woman with a brain is an absolutely lethal combination”.