Source | BIZZTOR
Let’s take a look at 17 of these inspiring young Indian Entrepreneurs who are changing the game for their generation and taking Indian Entrepreneurship to the next level.
These New age young entrepreneurs had proved themselves with their out of box thinking, leadership qualities and execution styles.
This list can be huge but we are going to mention just 17 of these young entrepreneurs here:
SACHIN BANSAL & BINNY BANSAL ( FLIPKART )
Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal launch an e-commerce website retailing books in October 2007. Today, the near-20% stake they hold, along with the top management and company is valued at around US$16Bn. ( source: CB insights )
Initially, they had spent ₹ 400,000 only for making website to set up the business.
VIJAY SHEKHAR SHARMA ( PAYTM )
Paytm’s current value is a little over $3 billion in the market in 2016, a dream dreamt when he was struggling to make ends meet with Rs 10 in pocket. But he tasted victory the hard way. Nothing came easy for him.
He has also given 4% of his equity to the team, which in current value terms is about $120 million.
NAVEEN TEWARI ( INMOBI )
Founder and CEO of InMobi, a global mobile advertising and technology platform. He is the Board member of Paytm.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT) in 2000.
InMobi primarily competes against Google’s AdMob Millennial media and Apple’s iAd.
Naveen is involved in the fuelling of around 30 start-ups as yet in India and has personally invested and supported several start-ups like NestAway, SlideRule, Mettl, Moneysights, Bombay Canteen, Zimmber, Razorpay etc.
Naveen Also co-founded iSPIRT, which is a change agent with the brain of a think tank and aims to address government policy, create market catalysts, and grow the maturity of product entrepreneurs in order to transform India into a hub for new generation software products.
Alok Kejriwal is CEO and Co-Founder of Games2Win.com. Apart from being a serial entrepreneur and an investor, Alok is also a very active individual in the Indian startup ecosystem. He Sold his last Company to Walt Disney.
Games2win is a global top 20 online games business that entertains over 20 million unique users a month. Its top games include Parking Frenzy (also ranked #1 on the US iTunes Appstore.
KUNAL BEHL & ROHIT BANSAL ( SNAPDEAL )
In 2010, when Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal wanted to start their own business, they chose an offline couponing business and named it MoneySaver.
Sneapdeal went online in 2010. Currently, more than 200,000 sellers sell around 15 million+ products on Snapdeal.
BHAVISH AGGARWAL ( OLA CABS )
Bhavish done B. Tech in Computer Science from IIT, Bombay. Worked in Microsoft Research, Bangalore for 2 years, right after college.
While trying to chase his dream of entrepreneurship, he started an online holiday and tour planning service on the side, before changing that into OlaCabs on 3 December 2010 by Bhavish Aggarwal (currently CEO) and Ankit Bhati founded the company.