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Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs In India 2024

Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs In India 2024
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Women in India have come a long way, and as of 2024, nearly 20% of enterprises are owned by women. It is a moment of pride for the people of India. In this article, we have curated a list of the top 10 women entrepreneurs and female CEOs in India who have contributed to the GDP of India.

Startups in India have seen significant growth in the last few years, along with a rise in the number of women entrepreneurs. Indian women entrepreneurs have reached the heights of success and have set new benchmarks. They have not only built their empire but have also inspired the homemakers of India to begin their journey. They have proved that not only men but also women can handle businesses.

The list of Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs In India 2024 is as follows: 

10. Vineeta Singh

Vineeta Singh
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Vineeta Singh, 41, is an Indian entrepreneur, co-founder, and CEO of Sugar Cosmetics. Sugar Cosmetics is a makeup brand that offers products for a range of occasions. Ranked among the top 10 Woman entrepreneurs, Vineeta has been bestowed with several prestigious awards including Forbes India W-Power 2021. With an estimated net worth of INR 300 Crores, Singh came into the limelight following her appearance in the Shark Tank India as one of the sharks in 2021.

9. Malika Sadani

Malika Sadani
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Malika Sadani (age 42, as of 2024) is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Moms Co. The company was established in 2016, and it is an Indian mother and baby healthcare company. The company’s headquarters are located in Gurgaon. Malika started the company along with her husband, Mohit Sadani, a former banker. The company operates in over 10,000 locations across India. Malika is one of the most inspiring female entrepreneurs in India

8. Sugandha Agarwal

Sugandha Agarwal
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Sugandha Agarwal is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Docttocare. It is a leading healthcare online portal that allows its users to access and book surgery appointments with doctors and hospitals in non-metropolitan cities. It allows its users to access high-quality treatment without worrying about transportation. The company was established in 2016 and is headquartered in Bengaluru, India. Before starting Docttocare, Sugandha worked at some of the leading companies, such as Oracle, Infosys, and Google. She is a qualified electrical, electronics and communication engineer.

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7. Neeru Sharma

Neeru Sharma
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Neeru Sharma (age 27, as of 2024) is the co-founder and director of Infibeam Avenues. The company was founded in 2007. Neeru founded the company along with Vishal Mehta and Ajay Shah. Infibeam Avenues Limited is an Indian patent infrastructure and software fintech company that provides its users with digital payment services. The company’s headquarters are located in Gujarat, India. The company is one of India’s leading providers of digital payment solutions. Neeru Sharma belonged to a middle-class family in New Delhi. Her father was an HR professional and tried to become an entrepreneur but eventually failed. Her family faced a financial crisis, and she became a pillar of strength for her family.

6. Ghazal Alagh

Ghazal Alagh
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Ghazal Alagh (age 35, as of 2024) is a renowned entrepreneur and the co-founder of Mamaearth. Ghazal founded Mamaearth in 2016 along with her husband, Varun Alagh. Mamaearth is a well-known brand that makes toxin-free and natural products for mothers and babies. Ghazal Alagh also appeared as a judge in Shark Tank India. Shilpa Shetty Kundra has also invested in Mamaearth, and it has turned out to be a profitable investment for her.

5. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

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Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (age 71, as of 2024) is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur. Kiran is the founder and chairperson of Biocon Limited and Biocon Biologics Limited, headquartered in Bangalore, India. She is also the former chairperson of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Kiran is honoured with several awards and recognitions. She founded Biocon in 1978; the company is known to be India’s best and largest pharmaceutical under her supervision.

4. Upasana Taku

Upasana Taku
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Upasana Taku (age 44, as of 2024) is a co-founder of MobiKwik, established in 2009. She aims to simplify payment acceptance for retailers in India. Upasana is also in charge of business operations, bank partnerships and talent acquisition at MobiKwik. She has previously worked as a senior product manager at PayPal and HSBC. Upasana is a qualified engineer and also holds a master’s degree in management science from Stanford University.

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3. Shradha Sharma

Shradha Sharma
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Shradha Sharma (age 43, as of 2024) is the founder and chief executive officer of YourStory. It was founded in 2008. YourStory is a leading Indian platform for entrepreneurs and startups. It is a well-known platform that features stories of startups and entrepreneurs. It writes on major developments in India’s fast-growing startup ecosystems and on companies that have outgrown them. Shradha comes from a journalism background. She started her career working at some of the most popular media houses, such as CNBC and the Times of India.

2. Anisha Singh

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Anisha is an Indian businesswoman and founder of She Capital and Mydala. She hails from New Delhi and is one of the top businesswomen in India. Also, Anisha is a judge for an Indian reality show, MTV Dropout, based on entrepreneurship. Anisha is the president of the jury for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards for the South Asia-Oceania region. She Capital is an early-stage fund that invests in women-led or women-centric ventures with high growth potential. Mydala is a leading online deal platform that provides deals and discounts.

1. Aditi Gupta

Aditi Gupta
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Aditi Gupta (age 36, as of 2024) is the co-founder of Menstrupedia and hails from Garhwa, Jharkhand. She is a successful woman entrepreneur and a social worker who works to make people aware of menstruation in urban and rural areas. Aditi and her husband, Tuhin Paul, are trying to bring about a change in society and educate people about the unsaid topics in India. She started her journey in 2012 and focused on educating women about puberty. 


Women in India are great entrepreneurs and their journey is remarkable. These women deserve to be appreciated and encouraged to do better for society. The above-mentioned are some of the prominent women entrepreneurs who have succeeded and built empires. They have motivated other women and have also invested in their businesses. These women entrepreneurs have set a standard for themselves in society.

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