Startupwala Team 23/05/2018
Startup ecosystem has seen a lot in the year 2016 in terms of funding, busting, unicorns, soonicorns, whinicorns etc. etc.
However, few fairy women made the headlines and surpassed many tall, dark men in the race in 2016.
Here we go with the Startupwala list of 16 Indian women who rocked the entrepreneurial ecosystem in 2016.
Wait… Wait we also launched a Startup Anthem, please watch and tell us if we missed any name.
#16 Richa Kar
For making lingerie buying experience cool for Indian women.
#15 Shradha Sharma
For telling million startup stories and creating a formidable online media house.
#14 Lilly Singh
For becoming one of the highest paid Youtube stars in the world and for those quirky videos.
#13 Sairee Chahal
For building a rocking platform for women professionals and making them fulfill their dreams. Kudos!
#12 Prerna Gupta
For making teens hooked up with your stories, lot more to come.
#11 Rashmi Daga
For giving us all a good taste of Foodtech Industry in 2016
#10 Shubhra Chadda
For building one of the coolest lifestyle brands in India, brick by brick!
#9 Falguni Nayar
For creating colorful online nayika of beauty products in India.
#8 Suchi Mukherjee
For giving alternative fashion shopping experience to India.
#7 Sabina Chopra
For building Yatra into one of the best known travel tech company in India.
#6 Upasana Taku
For bearing the ups and downs of 2015 and hitting the jackpot in 2016
#5 Radhika Agarwal
For giving a promising unicorn story of 2016
#4 Chanda Kochhar
For being one of the most powerful corporate women in Asia and taking Indian banking sector to new level.
#3 Arundhati Bhattacharya
For being one of the most powerful women in the world and making babus realize the power of a women.
#2 Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
For breaking all stupid norms and inspiring not only women but many men through your rollercoaster journey.
#1 Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi
For being one of the most successful women entrepreneurs in the history of mankind.I have left drinking Coke for Pepsi, Indian feeling you know ;).