6 Ladies Who Are Altering the Panorama Of Entrepreneurship In 2021


Here are some women entrepreneurs from different industries who set an example and helped change the troubled times by showing the brighter side of the year through their efforts.

February 26, 2021: We have heard for ages that men are the alphas of humanity, but women have proven this race to be wrong a million times over. They have shown everyone that they can not only cook, but also earn money, and can equally follow in the footsteps of men in the business world. On this International Women’s Day, we celebrate the contribution of female leaders who not only changed the landscape of people’s minds, but also gave hope to future aspirants.

Here are some women entrepreneurs from different industries who set an example and helped change the troubled times by showing the brighter side of the year through their efforts.

  • Meghna Suryakumar (Founder and CEO of Crediwatch)

Meghna Suryakumar is the founder and CEO of Crediwatch, a “Data Insights-as-a-Service” company that provides lenders and corporations with actionable credit information on private companies that they need to improve confidence and improve their credit. and improve trading activities. Crediwatch does this without human intervention, using the latest practical AI and technology tools that provide the most reliable, comprehensive, real-time input.

Prior to Crediwatch, Meghna practiced as a lawyer and had her own international legal practice in New York City and India. She is a graduate of Columbia Law School and holds a Certificate of Entrepreneurship from Stanford Business School. Her previous experience of looking for alternative data sources to find risk information on M&A targets led her to start Crediwatch.

At Crediwatch, she seeks to realize her passion for solving big complex problems by using technologies like AI, ML and NLP to provide a dynamic “trust score” for SMEs with no bank account, a billions of dollars’ worth of untapped opportunity.

  • Anushka Shetty (co-founder of Plop)

Anushka Shetty, co-founder of Plop, a mobile-first storytelling platform, was working with Pricewaterhouse Coopers when she saw a big change in her life. Anushka, an alum from IIM Bangalore, was an avid reader. But what had changed over time was that she hadn’t read any book other than academic literature. Rather, she became part of the mobile first generation and spent most of her time with social media and texting apps. This inspired Anushka to reinvent storytelling and create a new category of entertainment for a generation obsessed with smartphones. Full of ideas and a profitable attitude, Anushka created a platform that combines the ancient art of storytelling with the millennial art of SMS.

So began their journey from numbers to words and Plop was founded in 2019. Plop is a global mobile-first company creating immersive and interactive fiction for young audiences. The startup incubated by IIM Bangalore is part of the Goldman Sachs Startup Program. Anushka was the winner of the Women Entrepreneur Quest 2019 from the Anita Borg Institute, Govt. Ministry of Science and Technology of India and India-US Science and Technology Forum. She was also the spokesperson for the Google Launchpad Women Founders’ Summit in 2020 and the Facebook F8 Conference 2019. Member of SheLeadsTech, a community of women-led tech startups run by invitation only from Facebook. She has completed 4th grade on the language and theater course offered by Trinity College, London.

  • Megha More (Co-Founder and COO of Possible)

Megha More is co-founder and COO of Possible (formerly known as Truweight). A graduate of Lady Shri Ram College, where she studied B.Com (H), Megha also holds an MBA from the Management Development Institute in Gurgaon.

She began her career as an information analyst at McKinsey & Company. After her time at Goldman Sachs and a finance firm, she moved to health, wellness and fitness as a co-founder of Identity Wellness.

Megha started Truweight Wellness Pvt, which has now been renamed Possible and has not looked back since. She was recognized as Business Woman of the Year 2020 by BW Business World (Health Category) and 101 Fabulous Global Healthcare Leaders (2020) for her efforts to harm the health and wellness ecosystem.

  • Neha Bagaria (Founder and CEO of JobsForHer)

Neha Bagaria is the founder and CEO of JobsForHer, India’s largest platform for accelerating women’s careers. JobsForHer has worked with over 2 million women, over 7500 companies, over 1000 mentors and over 500 retraining partners across India to empower women to start, restart and advance their careers.

Neha founded JobsForHer in March 2015 after taking a 3.6-year hiatus in her own career when she had her children. Prior to her career break, she worked at Kemwell, a biopharmaceutical manufacturing company based in Bangalore, where she worked on human resources, finance and marketing strategy for their facilities in India, Sweden and the United States. Before moving to Bangalore, Neha was the founder and CEO of Paragon, an education startup based in Mumbai, to bring the Advanced Placement Program to India.

  • Niyati Chander (COO & Co-Founder of SmartDEN)

Niyati is the co-founder and chief operating officer of SmartDEN, an Indian start-up focused on developing and improving its lifestyle by converting regular homes into smart homes. She believes that with SmartDEN she is providing a platform for every homeowner to lead an efficient and environmentally friendly lifestyle. It creates its own niche in the domestic industry by promoting environmentally friendly living and monitoring carbon footprint.

Her bold and daring approach led her to launch SmartDEN during the pandemic and built a meaningful team within three months of her birth.

  • Roopa Hariharan (Co-Founder PureCult)

Roopa believes that doing your part is no longer just about giving up the environment. Roops Hariharan is an eco-warrior who makes sustainability start in her own home. Pure Cult was born out of Roopa’s desire to lead an environmentally conscious life. After attending an insightful session at the World Economic Forum in 2019, Roopa made some significant changes in her own budget. She switched from diesel cars to all-electric vehicles and even adopted greener solar power for her home.

In addition, she was looking for cleaner alternatives to personal hygiene and home care at the same time. It wasn’t difficult to find alternatives, but it was difficult to find effective alternatives that work well. So she eventually decided to do something about it herself, hoping to make such products available to environmentally conscious people by launching PureCult – a brand of cleaner alternatives to traditional and harmful chemical-laden homecare products. PureCult as an organization supports environmental and animal welfare organizations such as CUPA and the Center for Wildlife Studies. The company is committed to continuing to work hard to find cleaner alternatives, including removing virgin plastic in its product packaging and long-term complete removal of plastic.