The male dominated world has been taken by storm by Women Entrepreneurs. On this Women’s Day, ONE Co.Work would like to recognize and salute 5 successful women entrepreneurs.
1. Sakshi Tulsian, co-founder, POSist
POSist, a Saas-based eatery management platform, manages India’s mushrooming restaurant industry. It enables restaurants to manage their customer relationship management, table orders, inventory, delivery, take-away, expense, branches etc.
After her graduation, Sakshi Tulsian, co-founder, POSist got a job at Sapient. After a two-year stint she wanted to do something of her own. However, the idea for POSist came to Sakshi Tulsian when she couldn’t find good software for her own restaurant venture.
2. Nidhi Agarwal, founder, Design ‘N’ Buy
Design ‘N’ Buy provides high-end ecommerce software solutions for B2B and B2C companies such as print service providers, trade printers, and distributors. Design ‘N’ Buy builds web-to-print software to empower corporate websites to automate that.
Nidhi Agarwal, founder, Design ‘N’ Buy always tried to carve her own identity and never done the expected. A quintessential small town girl, Nidhi Agarwal, overcame many obstacles such as learning English, mastering open source technologies etc to live her dream. She proudly embraces 30+ team and above 500 projects.
3. Almas Khan, Director and COO VTest
VTest provides software testing services accompanied by detailed test reports and a digital certificate. Their business is restricted only to testing, a niche software development pain point.
Director and COO Almas Khan first dipped her hands in recruitment field, but soon found out that her interest lies in tech. In midst of a break from work, she did testing pro-bono for a friend and realized this was what she wanted to do, and so came into existence VTest.
4. Ankita Sheth, co-founder Vista Rooms
Vista Rooms is a niche business that offers low-cost luxury accommodation in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities across India. Launched in April 2015, their website now offers stays in more than 70 cities and over 500 hotels.
After travelling for one and a half month to various small cities and experiencing bad hospitality, Ankita Sheth drafted a plan to extend standardized hospitality and making pleasant budget travel a possibility in India.
5. Niharika Jhunjhunwala, founder, Sugarbox
Sugarbox is a gift subscription service that allows women to indulge themselves. All you need to do is subscribe, and you’ll get gifts – which could be fashion, beauty, lifestyle and gourmet products – handpicked by in-house stylists every month.
Niharika pursued her higher studies in Economics and Management from the London School of Economics. Post which, she returned to India and did a trainership programme in the Performance Management Division of the Cabinet Secretariat in Delhi.
Subsequently Niharika got married and settled in Mumbai. She wanted to do something on her own. One thing led to the other and Sugarbox was born.