Top 10 Entrepreneurial Speakers in India will help you to understand the journey of entrepreneurship and how you can grow your startup or business from scratch and make that super successful.
Entrepreneurial speakers are successful icons in their domains and help others to be successful by shearing their domain expertise, speaking is an art and it's not mandatory that every successful entrepreneur will be an impactful speaker.
" Entrepreneurial Speakers those who support entrepreneurship and inspire others to pursue their dreams by helping them sharing the domain expertise."
These entrepreneurial speakers you must listen too even it's paid:
Indian internet pioneer, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, draws wealth from a 35% stake in listed Info Edge (India). Info Edge owns portals for job search(naukri.com), matrimony (jeevasathi.com); real estate (99acres.com) and education (shiksha.com). It also owns stakes in online food delivery outfit Zomato and insurance marketplace, policybazaar.com. Bikhchandani, who studied at the premier Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is founder and executive vice chairman of Info Edge.
Sachin Bansal and Binny bansal are the great brains behind this succesful venture. The duo started Flipkart.com is the largest online book store in India. Currently Flipkart has over 4 million titles listed; ranging across all categories such as Fiction, Non-Fiction, Literature, Educational, Professional and Technical, Religion and Philosophy, Entertainment, etc. They saw a good opportunity in the market around e-commerce. Also, a regular job was not as challenging. The excitement and satisfaction that comes with building something of a long lasting value is addictive enough for us to continue this.
Son of a schoolteacher from a small city in north India, Vijay Shekhar Sharma founded fast-rising mobile wallet Paytm in 2011. One of the biggest beneficiaries of India's 2016 demonetisation, Paytm has notched up 400 million users and 20 million transactions daily.
Sharma made a splash in August 2018 by getting Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to invest $300 million in Paytm. Sharma has also created Paytm Mall, an e-commerce business and the Paytm Payments Bank..
He is the founder and CEO of disruptive hospitality business and app - Oyo Rooms - a network of 2,200 hotels operating in 154 cities across India - with monthly revenues of $3.5m and 1,500 employees. It also features among the companies which are tipped to become the next start-up unicorns according to CB Insights research's findings, published in The New York Times. It has raised a total of $125million of funding in 4 rounds from 7 investors. Agarwal has won many awards and accolades for his work including the Business World Young Entrepreneur Award. He is a regular speaker at entrepreneurial conferences and institutes across India and the world and a fellow of the Thiel foundation. Agarwal holds a high school degree from St. Johns Senior Secondary School.
Saurabh has helped turned around thousands of businesses through his powerful one on one business owner coaching programs.
Over the last 12 years he has coached top fortune 500 leaders and thousands of business owners enabling them to grow themselves and their businesses achieving their fastest turnarounds in business and personal lives, all in record times.
On an average, his private one on one business owner coaching program is delivers 3X to 10X business growth year on year organically in markets where most struggle to survive.
The founder of media conglomerate UTV Software Communications and one of the biggest names in film production and distribution, Ronnie Screwvala is an Indian entrepreneur, movie producer and philanthropist. Since founding the feature film unit of UTV (known as UTV Motion Pictures) in 1997, he has bankrolled around 80 feature films across all major industries in India, besides a handful of international productions. Of these, four have won Filmfare Awards for Best Film, two have won National Film Awards for Best Feature Film and Best Children`s Film and one has been nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Non-English Film so far.
T.V. Mohandas Pai popularly known as Mohan brings with him decades of operational and leadership experience. Mohan is the Chairman of Manipal Global Education, he is also an ardent supporter of the Akshaya Patra Foundation and is one of the members of the board of trustees of Akshaya Patra. In the past Mohan has served as a Member of the Board of Infosys from May 2000– July 2011. He was voted 'CFO of the Year' in 2001 by IMA India, has won the 'Best CFO in India' award from Finance Asia in 2002, and 'Best chief financial officer in India' in the Best Managed Companies poll conducted by Asia Money in 2004.
He is a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Madras and has an MSc in Biochemistry from the University of Bombay and a PhD in Thyroid Physiology from the University of Bombay. He has over 35 years of experience in diagnostics Research and Business. After 15 years of experience in Thyroid Biochemisry Research at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre – BARC Mumbai, He started Thyrocare in 1995. Using a unique business model in a focused Biochemistry back end laboratory, he has built an organization which got listed in National Stock Exchange in May 2017, with a stellar oversubscription of 74 times.
Ankur Warikoo is an Internet entrepreneur, motivational speaker and angel investor based in India. He is the co-founder of Nearbuy. Warikoo was previously the CEO of Groupon India + APAC, MD of at Rocket Internet India, Co-founder at Accentium Web, and a management consultant at A.T. Kearney. He is passionate about public speaking and is often found speaking at corporates, colleges, schools and conferences - largely on motivation, leadership, consumer internet and entrepreneurial mindset. He is an active angel investor and invests in early stage tech startups and mentors the founders on Product-Market-Fit, Talent hiring & retention and the founder mindset.
10. Sairee Chahal
Sairee Chahal is the Founder, CEO of SHEROES – a community platform for women, offering support, resources, opportunities and interactions via Sheroes.com and the SHEROES App. Sairee is credited with building up women at work and future-of-work conversations in India, besides building a strong technology play to solve the problems of gender disparity in India.
A technology entrepreneur, Sairee has straddled the best of both worlds in her ventures Newslink, Fleximoms and now SHEROES. Her community-meets-deep technology approach has made SHEROES a globally formidable platform, changing the game for women and their aspirations. Over a million women have been directly benefited, and under Sairee’s leadership, SHEROES aims to impact over 100 million women in the next five years.
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Everyone needs inspiration and motivation to be on the top of their game, these are few entrepreneurial speakers in India, who can help you to find that passion in yourself and inspire you to become what you always wanted to be.