Women entrepreneurs are taking the business world to the next level. Today, women head and own several local, national, and international enterprises. No longer are the women restricted to the four walls of a house. Women entrepreneurs are breaking all the stereotypes set up by society beyond which they can't go. All the rules holding them back are being broken by them. From contributing to global wealth to supporting their families, women entrepreneurs are taking an edge over men. Now they are ruling the entire world. Here are some inspirational stories of female entrepreneurs who are dedicated, inspiring, and ultimate boss women & in real terms, are a business tycoon.
Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon Limited
Biocon was started in 1978 and from an industrial enzymes manufacturing company, it expanded to a fully equipped bio-pharmaceutical company. Biocon stepped its feet by establishing itself as a leader in biomedicine research with a special focus on oncology and diabetes. Due to her contribution to the world of medicine, Ms. Shaw was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan from the Government of India.
Founder of Balaji Telefilms
Ekta Kapoor singlehandedly found Balaji Telefilms in 1994, transforming the entire television industry bringing in revolutionary transitions. She is regarded as the Queen Bee of the Indian soap opera scene because of her keen business acumen and professionalism. She had given a series of hit serials which accredited her to be counted among the top 10 women entrepreneurs in the country.
CEO and Co-founder of LimeRoad
LimeRoad is an e-commerce and lifestyle and accessories website founded in the year 2012. The company is leading to the path of trajectory as the company has raised $20 million so far from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Matrix Partners, and Tiger Global. Ms. Mujherjee's experiences of working in companies like Skype and Gumtree during her maternity leave set her base for founding her own venture.
Founder of Zivame
While e-commerce was gaining popularity and still struggling to cater to people, Zivame, an online lingerie website was founded by Richa Kar in the year 2011. She educated girls and women across the country about different types of intimate wear and shaped consumer behaviour for the upcoming generations, thereby changing the mindset of the people by bringing in the domain a concept about which people are ashamed to talk about.
Former CFO and President of PepsiCo
Indra Nooyi is one of the most well-known faces amongst Indian women entrepreneurs & her name can't be skipped. Being honoured with the prestigious Padma Bhushan for her business accomplishments, she serves as a role model to India's corporate leadership. Her strong business acumen assisted in garnering as much as $30 billion worth of deals in the past few years.
A certain kind of grit, passion, and creativity is required to reach the top & women entrepreneurs have proven to us that if you have a passion & a strong commitment to fulfil your dreams, no power on earth can stop you from attaining that.