Education, be it in the domain of management or any other degree, is one asset which has certainly empowered and lifted up the morale of women entrepreneurs to give their ideas a shape for start-up firms in various verticals of the industry. The ventures which these businesswomen are running have not only changed the way we deal in the market but have also extended ease of time, money and effort. Here we sorted 5 Companies which are Managed by Women and Team.
Sairee Chahal, one of Unique Women Entrepreneurs
Company: SHEROES (2014)
Position: Founder and CEO
About her: SHEROES is a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit and it is 100% managed by women. The venture was commenced by Sairee Chahal who is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Fleximoms. She is also a prolific mentor and mother to a seven year old daughter. Sairee was a finalist for the Cartier Women’s Award Initiative for 2012 and voted Most Powerful Women in Indian Business, 2012 along with being featured on shows like What Women Want, Young Turks and Pioneering Spirit. Sairee has work experience as a senior editor at NewsLink Services and a consultant at the Confederation of Indian Industry and Heidrick & Struggles.
Company: Limeroad (2012)
About her: Suchi Mukherjee is the Founder and CEO of online shopping portal Limeroad.com, which was founded in 2012. She has graduated from LSE, and has worked with Gumtree, an eBay Inc Company and Skype. Suchi conceived the idea of LimeRoad when she was 39 and on maternity leave. She was among the 15 women voted for ‘Rising Talent – Global Leaders Under 40’ at the World Women’s Forum in Paris in 2010, for her contributions in scaling businesses encompassing consumer technology.
About her: Jaya Jha is the co-founder of two book-related ventures, InstaScribe and Pothi.com. She has gained experience of over 8 years in the software, internet, and startups sphere. Jaya is also an author, poet and speaker with three poetry collections and one novel to her credit. She holds an MBA in Marketing & Strategy from IIM Lucknow and a B.Tech. in CS&E from IIT Kanpur. She also worked at Google.
Company: ShopClues (2011)
Position: Co-Founder, CBO
About her: Ranked as one of the leading e-commerce websites by Alexa Ratings, ShopClues.com is India’s one of the best e-commerce website. Radhika has previously worked with Nordstrom at its corporate headquarters in strategy planning and with Goldman Sachs in its Wealth Management group in New York and Menlo Park, USA. She has earned an MBA from Washington University and also holds a post-graduate degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Already own CEO of the Year Award at CEO India Awards – 2016.
Company: YourStory Media Pvt. Ltd.
Position: Founder, CEO and Chief Editor
About her: Born and brought up in Patna, Bihar, Shradha is the founder of YourStory.com. It is India’s media technology platform for entrepreneurs, dedicated to championing and promoting India’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Shradha has previously worked with the likes of The Times of India and CNBC TV18. Sharma earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in history from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and MBA from Maryland Institute College of Art. Till date, YourStory.com has published over 41,000 stories of entrepreneurs, innovators and change-makers.