Top 10 New Generation Successful Entrepreneurs of India


India has a long convention of successful entrepreneurs, yet with its own distinct flavor. Rather than the Generation X, who are attempting to climb the corporate ladder since Baby Boomers aren’t resigning as right on time as arranged, the individuals who fall under Generation Y have been making their income in inventive ways. And, that means entrepreneurship for them.  Still, the harsh truth of any independent company falling flat haunts many entrepreneurs even in the best of times. Of all the examples of overcoming adversity you have known about, likely the most enchanting ones are those where young entrepreneurs put their mark on this misconception. This article will show a portion of India’s blooming entrepreneurs and hope it will inspire you and help you understand that it’s never past the point of giving up or never too soon to seek after your dreams of being an entrepreneur.

here are the top 10 new generation successful entrepreneurs of India.

Ritesh Agarwal

Ritesh Agarwal’s entrepreneurial journey is one of the most successful entrepreneur stories in India. After dropping out of college, he launched his first start-up Oravel Stays, which was a budget hotel chain that provided B&B. And that elevated to OYO rooms from when he realized no other service offered a room for a budget traveler. Begun with only 11 rooms in a Gurgaon hotel, OYO rooms is now a hub for elite hotel stays with 65000 rooms in about 5500 properties across India.

Kunal Shah

Freecharge, the popular platform which revolutionized the online recharge framework with three-step revives alongside giving offers of the same esteem was the brainchild of Kunal Shah and Sandeep Tandon. The organization was established in 2010 and was as of late procured by Snapdeal.

Sridhar Vembu

Zoho is a household name for corporates now and Sridhar Vembu is the man behind it. He started his journey with AdvetNet.Inc which was a network equipment seller. AdvetNet.Inc was not so popular initially but with the passage of time, it transformed into a revolutionary online program provider and applications provider, and then to Zoho. Now, Zoho gives tough competition to MNCs like Google, Oracle, and Microsoft in providing SAAS services.

Azhar Iqbal

Azhar Iqbal dropped out in his 4th year of college(seventh semester). He made news by introducing News in Shorts the one and only app which cuts to the chase delivering only vital details in a news to all those lazy people and even to those who don’t have enough to go through all of them. The app makes sure that each news is conveyed in less than 60 words. Got a minute to spare? Keep up with the world with news in shorts. It started as a Facebook page and now it has made its share of fame so well that it received INR25 Cr in funding three months back.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

From being a small-town boy from Aligarh who bought second-hand tech magazines to the founder of one of India’s most trusted technology brands, Vijay Shekhar Sharma has come a long way. After passing out from college, he started his first company- ‘XS Communications’, a college-based startup that created Content Management Systems, which was being used by major publications including The Indian Express. While trying to set up (One97 Communications) Paytm, Vijay once ended up with a loan of Rs. 8 lakhs, which got him into a vicious cycle of unpayable debt. Vijay’s investors were not confident about the idea of a mobile-first consumer service that would cater to the masses, while India’s telecom infrastructure was improving in 2010. He personally put $2 Mn at stake to finally launch the brand. The rest, as they say, is history.

Sachin Bansal

For every shopaholic in India, Flipkart is the new shopping destination. Sachin Bansal, the mastermind behind the idea, created an internet shopping revolution along with Binny Bansal and Flipkart took birth as the first e-commerce website in India.

Sandeep Aggarwal

A sequential business person, Sandeep Aggarwal is the author and CEO at Droom, an online commercial center for purchasing and moving vehicles – be it autos, bicycles, bikes, superbikes, supercars, vintage vehicles, vintage bikes, bikes, etc. Established in April 2014, the completely value-based platform likewise sells some vehicle administrations including vehicle care and itemizing, auto assessment, roadside help, guarantee, and protection listed by the third-party vendors. He is also the co-founder of – India’s originally managed marketplace.

Shradha Sharma

YourStory founder Shradha Sharma wanted to narrate the tale of Entrepreneurs like her to the world and there her brainchild transformed into reality. YourStory now has 72,000 articles to credit and is the most influential platform for StartUps in India today. It has 10 million engaged readers every month.

Nandan Reddy

Nandan Reddy along with his mate Sriharsha Majety changed the way India eats. They both started with Bundle, a logistics aggregator, which connected SMEs to courier service providers. A year later, when the business was doing pretty well, they shifted their focus to the foodservice industry when Swiggy, the food delivery app rolled out into reality. Since its inception, Swiggy has rapidly grown to become a leader in the Indian food delivery sector by consistently shrinking delivery timelines and improving customer experience.

Phanindra Sama

RedBus has made booking bus tickets way easier than before and it all started when its founder, Phanindra Sama could not go home for Diwali due to the notorious Bangalore traffic. He realized some key issues with the then-existing bus model and found the internet as the best medium for solving these issues by putting together information on a platform where customers could access it easily and take better decisions. By April 2014 RedBus launched hotel booking powered by Ibibo Group’s followed by redbus teaming up with Uber.

Nothing can compare to the encouragement to youngsters more than reading the success stories of these visionary entrepreneurs. The journey has not been comfortable with strikes, shortage of labor and workforce, policy changes, corruption, and economic slowdowns. Still, they started from nothing and rose to the top of the game over the years in the Indian growth history. At Strawberry Branding, we salute these young achievers and hope they continue to inspire us to drive success.

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