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Self-employment has been blossoming in the past few years. In this age of internet and technology, people are more confident to sell their ideas and hit the road to become successful entrepreneurs. There are success stories where people started with the basic skills of knowing how to design a website or create an online presence and have now put their mark on the world.
Are you motivated enough to become an entrepreneur? If not, then look no further as we are here with success stories of the five most powerful young Indian entrepreneurs whose ingenuity led them towards success. These stories will inspire budding entrepreneurs who are ready to transform their ideas into successful businesses.
Ritesh Agarwal – Founder & CEO of OYO Rooms
A drop out from formal education, today Ritesh owns OYO Rooms with over 1500 properties in 170 cities in India. The idea of OYO Rooms, formerly named as Oravel Stays struck him in 2012 when he was 17.
Realising that the market does not have budget hotels for solo travellers and students, Ritesh took the initiative and today, he is among the best entrepreneur stories in India. He has also been named among the top 50 entrepreneurs by TATA in 2013.
Farhad Acidwalla – Founder & CEO of Rockstah Media
Interviewed by CNN at the age of 17, Farhad Acidwalla is named among the top entrepreneurs in India today. Farhad started a web development media firm named “Rockstah Media” back in 2018. Almost an year old, the company has its own strong team of developers, designers & marketing strategists and gained clients from across the nation.
Identified as one of the inspiring entrepreneurs of India, Farhad has bagged many awards under his name and has taken a guest lecture at IIT Kharagpur’s Annual Entrepreneurship Summit.
Advait Thakur – Founder & CEO of Apex Infosys India
A 15 year old Indian Tech prodigy, Advait started his company Apex Infosys India in 2015. He is a Google, Bing and Hubspot certified professional who has been ranked 4th in Wikia’s Young Entrepreneurs Under 20 list of 2017.
His organisation Apex Infosys is an accredited domain and primarily involved in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Internet of Things.
Trisheet Arora – Founder & CEO of TAC Security Solutions
A 25-year-old author, ethical hacker and CEO of a cybersecurity startup “TAC Security Solutions”, Trisheet Arora has been listed among the top 50 Most Influential Young India 2017 by GQ Magazine.
After failing to clear class 8th and then again class 12th, Trisheet had dashed almost all hopes of a secure future. However, the sense of achieving success was deep-rooted in him and has today landed him among the youngest ethical hackers of the country.
Sreelakshmi Suresh – Founder & CEO of E-Design
One of the youngest web designers and CEO who has bagged many accolades under her name, Sreelakshmi Suresh started climbing the success ladder as a teenager. Since then, she has designed & developed over 100 websites for reputed organisations across the country.
Started using a computer at the age of 3, Sreelakshmi’s amazing appetite to learn more about web designing helped her to groom into a person who is inspiring India.