Woman Startup FAQS
What are some of the women-led startups?
Over the recent years, the start-up ecosystem in India has witnessed a surge of women-led startups. Many big companies such as Nykaa, Mamaearth, The Good Glamm Group, Mobikwik, Rivigo, Acko General Insurance, Zilingo and Byju's were started by women entrepreneurs. Several of these ladies have even spearheaded their companies in the unicorn club.
Who are the top women entrepreneurs?
Women have been equally involved in the Indian startup industry, having founded/co-founded some of the prominent ventures. Some of the prominent women entrepreneurs are Falguni Nayyar, Divya Gokulnath, Ghazal Alagh, Priyanka Gill, Upansana Taku, Ruchi Deepak, Gazal Kalra, and Smita Deorah.
Are any of the woman startups a Unicorn?
Out of 136 Unicorn startup founders in India, about 15 percent have at least one female founder. The figure might be less as of now but is a strong example of women making their names in every field. Nykaa, Mamaearth, Hasura, The Good Glamm Group, Pristyn Care, OfBusiness, Lead School, Mobikwik, Acko Insurance, BYJU’S, Rivigo, Zenoti, Livspace some of the Indian unicorn with at least one female founder.
Are there any women-led tech startups?
Many women have started tech startups in the last few years. With the influence of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science, women have taken the lead to step into the start-up sector. Some of the woman startups are - Nykaa, Fountain9, Mydala, Ocimum Biosolutions, Mobikwik, SHEROES, Plopnow, ShopClues, Qure.ai, and Yatra.
Which is the top woman startup in India?
Byju’s is the highest valued Indian startup, as well as the highest valued edtech startup in the world. Founded by Divya Gokulnath and Byju Raveendran in 2011, this woman startup is valued at a whopping $18.5 billion and has over 115 million students registered on the platform. The company is exploring options to go public in 2022 and has received an offer from one of Churchill Capital’s special-purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) to go public in the USA, at a valuation of $48 billion.