The top 10 female influencers and businesswomen who have been bringing a change
Female influencers are flourishing and have swept the globe! These remarkable women entrepreneurs in India started their own startups and improved the lives of thousands of neighbors. Despite all obstacles and setbacks, they were able to start their own businesses from the beginning. Here is a list of the top Indian female influencers.
1.Chitra Gurnani Daga (Thrillophilia.com)
The co-founder and CEO of Thrillophilia, India’s largest site for arranging travel experiences, is a female influencer, Chitra Gurnani Daga. At the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, she completed her MBA in Strategy and Leadership. As a consequence of 12,500 activities spread across 125+ locations in 2020, the company has over 3 Million users. Thirllophilia is funded to the tune of $1.24 million, or $4.84 million. Chitra has 165 crores in net worth.
2.Upasana Taku (MobiKwik)
MobiKwik and Zaakpay both have Upasana Taku as the co-founder. A digital wallet and mobile phone-based payment system are both offered by MobiKwik, a provider of payment services. In 2009, she established Zaakpay.
When she met Bipin, she learned that he was keen on contributing to the advancement of the startup environment as well. A woman entrepreneur joined Mobikwik as one of its co-founders for bringing a change. In 2017, she won the Best Female Entrepreneur Award. There are 2.4 million active Mobikwik users. At a US$1B valuation, the company has received US$181.2M in total investment.
3.Aditi Gupta (Menstrupedia)
Menstrupedia, a women-centered business that attempts to raise knowledge about menstruation, was founded by Aditi Gupta. The female influencer decided to take action after seeing the struggles women in Jharkhand go through with their periods.
To inform women about menstruation and the appropriate ways to handle it, Aditi founded Menstrupedia. She was included in Forbes India’s U-30 list, and her net worth is between US$1.5 million and US$5.5 million.
4.Divya Gokulnath (Byju’s)
The woman entrepreneur is the Co-founder of one of India’s leading ed-tech businesses, Byju’s. From Bengaluru, Divya pursued a B.Tech in biotechnology. She began working as a teacher before helping to co-found Byju’s in 2011.
She won numerous honors, including Women Who Make India, the Entrepreneur of the Year, and the MAKERS India Conference. Divya and her husband Byju Raveendran are worth a combined US$3.05 billion.
5.Suchi Mukherjee (Limeroad)
This Female influencer is the founder & CEO of Limeroad, an Indian online clothes store. She overcame the difficulties and built Limeroad. She was honored with the ET Startup Award, Infocom Woman of the Year, Unicorn Startup of the Year, and Coolest Startup of the Year awards. Limeroad has raised $51.9M at a $117.4M value.
6.Falguni Nayar (Nykaa)
Nykaa’s creator and CEO is Falguni Nayar. She is one of India’s well-known female businesswomen. She spent almost 20 years working as a venture investor and merchant with Kotak Mahindra Group after completing her studies at IIM Ahemdabad.
More than 15 million people have registered on the women-centered business online marketplace Nykaa, which processes over 1.5 million orders each month. Falguni’s estimated net worth is roughly $1.1 billion, whereas the total capital for Nykaa is $148.5 million at a $14 billion value.
7.Radhika Ghai Aggarwal (Shopclues)
In addition to being the founder and CEO of Kindlife.in, Radhika Ghai served as the co-founder and CBO of the e-commerce company ShopClues. Radhika joined the Unicorn club as the first woman from India. Shopclues had a valuation of $1.1 billion before being purchased by Singapore-based Qoo10 for between $70 and $100 million. About $1 million is Radhika’s personal net worth.
8.Richa Kar (Zivame)
Richa Kar, one of India’s most prominent female entrepreneurs, launched Zivame, a reputable and well-known lingerie boutique. She was awarded the Padma Shri for everything that she has done for trade and industry. According to estimates, Zivame has gotten $69 million in fundraising at a valuation of $98.6 million, and her net worth is Rs 749 crores.
9.Vandana Luthra (VLCC Group)
VLCC group was founded by Vandana Luthra. A well-known brand for exercise, health, and beauty. Vandana and her family had an estimated net worth of $13 million in 2020. Vandana has received the Padma Shri, the Enterprise Asia Women Entrepreneur of the Year, and the Asian Business Leaders Forum Trailblazer Award.
10.Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Biocon Limited)
The founder of Biocon Limited and the current Executive Chairperson is Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. Bangalore is home to the biopharmaceutical business Biocon Limited. In the garage of her leased home in Bangalore, she founded Biocon India in 1978. The female influencer’s estimated net worth is $280 Cr.