Celebrating International women’s Day With Small Business Women Entrepreneurs — HelloLeads Blog
For the past couple of decades, there is a tremendous change in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and women in this era are more determined, bold, and brave to step out for fulfilling their dreams. Everyone wants to lead a successful life and everyone attains success in their way. The key that paves the way to success is inspiration, some are inspired by themselves, and some are inspired by other’s life.
Every business has its own difficulty, no matter whether it is a small or medium sized business. If you wish to get inspired, check out the below 10 inspiring small businesswomen, who will enlighten your minds with their winning story.
- Katherine Ryder
Katherine Ryder is the founder and CEO of Maven clinic, a digital care clinic that assists mothers and families during conception, throughout pregnancy, and postpartum. Katherine was a venture capitalist in London covering the emerging digital health sector. She observed the problem faced by her friends, who are at their early stage to start a family, and to ease the path of parenthood, she started Maven in 2014. Maven clinic had now raised over 15 million $ in three years.
2. Cathryn Lavery
Cathryn Lavery is the Co-founder of BestSelf.co, an e-commerce company that helps people to achieve their goals and become their best selves. The company provides many design productivity tools that specialize in the fields of productivity, tools, journals prompts. BestSelf Co. was founded by Cathryn Lavery and Allen Brouwer in 2015 and within two years, the company’s revenue had hiked up to 8 figures from Zero. The company received both ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ and Shopify’s Build a Business Competition in 2016.
3. Falguni Nayar
Falguni Nayar is the founder of Nykaa, an Indian retailer of beauty, wellness, and fashion products. She had started Nykaa in the year 2012 with the vision of building a multi-brand omnichannel beauty-focused retail business. Before Nykaa, she spent 8 years at A F Ferguson & Co and 18 years in Kotak Mahindra Bank and Kotak securities. Falguni had received many recognitions throughout her inspiring career. Recently, she was awarded EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2019 — Start-up Award by Ernst and Young. Today, the Nykaa Empire has a portfolio of 1500+ brands, available online and has 68 stores across India.
4. Sarah Goodall
Sarah Goodall is the Founder & CEO of Tribal Impact, specialized in helping B2B organization through an integrated approach for employee advocacy, social selling, content marketing, and social media to achieve the revenue growth of the company. She had spent almost 20+ years in B2B segment and she is a trained marketer with a strong digital mindset. She had started Tribal Impact in 2015 that equips and enables employees to use social media in the workplace to engage with more customers in an effective way.
5. Malika Datt Sadani
Malika Datt Sadani is the founder of Moms Co, a natural Baby Skin Care store. Malika was a relationship manager in ICICI bank before founding Moms co. She was an obsessive mother who was not able to find safe, natural, skincare products for her daughters who suffered from dermatitis and eczema. Malika decided to produce baby care products that are harmless, toxin-free, and at a global safety standards. Malika started to work with experts across India, Australia & Switzerland to create baby skincare products, which made her as a successful entrepreneur to start Moms Co in 2016.
6. Akanksha Anshu
Akanksha Anshu is the founder of refundme.in, a flight compensation company. She was once a journalist who is always curious to discover various hidden problems in society and find out solutions to bring differences socially, politically, and psychologically. In 2014, her flight to Bangalore was canceled and she was obsessed with the fact that how these recognized Airlines couldn’t do anything about it. After thorough research, she found out that India offers Air Passenger Rights and passengers are rarely aware of this. So, she started refundme.in in the year 2016 that helps passengers to claim compensation for flight delays and baggage loss.
7. Pat Niekamp
Pat Niekamp is the founder & publisher of Texas CEO Magazine, a magazine firm launched in 2010 that helps to connect Texas, business people in-person. She had spent two decades in senior management, sales, and marketing in media industry. Pat is the Past-President of the Austin Advertising Federation, and acurrent member of board of directors of the Association for Corporate Growth, Central Texas Chapter. Pat’s mission is to connect Texas business leaders through the pages of the magazine, website, e-newsletter, and events to do business together and grow the economy of Texas.
8. Sheeza Shah
Sheeza Shah launched UpEffect in 2016, a crowdfunding support model that aids social entrepreneurs to turn their creative ideas into successful ventures. UpEffect’s crowdfunding support model has driven its 95-percent campaign success rate, helping founders to build sustainable enterprises and raise capital directly from socially conscious customers. Sheeza’s work has been covered in Forbes “20 Tech-for-Social-Good Startups to Watch,” the Financial Times’, “Top 100 Most Influential BAME Leaders in UK Tech,” Computer Weekly’s “Most Influential Women in UK Tech” and Asians in Tech’s “Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech.” She has also been featured in the National Museum of Computing, Sophos Lab. Sheeza has also guest lectured at Warwick Business School and UCL
9. Philippa Richardson
Philippa is the founder of The Circle Line, an online psychological therapy, and self-development start-up. Philippa’s close relative was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder when at the age of 17. She started to think, if she could help with other people’s mental wellbeing, then it is a good thing. She completed her psychology degree and with her training in psychotherapy, she had started The Circle Line in 2019. The circle line is working with a mission to help people to reach their potential by harnessing their mindset.
10. Puja Balachander
Puja Balachander founded Devie in 2018, a social enterprise that helps every parent to grow their child. Devie supports parents to develop and enhance parenting techniques that work with the child. It provides personalized advice to parents and helps them to learn about their child’s development. Puja is a social impact designer helping vulnerable communities to solve their most intractable problems. She is an MBA holder who graduated from Oxford University’s business in 2019
So, if you’re going to start your own business, it is important to learn how to value yourself. By all the above-mentioned women I hope that you’re all truly inspired. Life may not be gentle to us but we should keep showing our courage to those hindrances that we won’t quit.
Originally published at https://www.helloleads.io.