Three women launched India’s first doctor backed s*xual wellness & pleasure brand, served 7000 women and growing 25% month on month

In 2022, Three women – Aishwarya Dua, Karisma Chavan and Dr. Nikita Dound launched Sassiest, India’s first doctor backed sexual wellness & pleasure brand that offers sex aid (pleasure) products while providing a safe space for women to talk about their sexual health issues.  The trio co-founders came forward to discuss their sexual healthcare brand […]

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50YO Indian-origin mom sacrifices product manager job for her son to build a $1.3 billion biz

Ritu Narayan, a former tech product manager based in the US, struggled with her son’s unreliable school transportation. She often had to leave her office in the middle of a meeting to pick her son up from school. She realised that her mother faced the same dilemma decades ago in India. Eventually, she sacrificed a […]

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This young sister brother duo refused to join their family business and started their own startup, generating ₹1.5 Cr revenue in FY24

Launched in 2021, CITTA is a brainchild of Pune-based mother-daughter & son, Monisha Sharma, Akanksha Sharma & Tanay Sharma. It is a premium and natural bath and skincare brand for babies. In 2021, Akanksha Sharma, as young as 22 years old, returned to India with determination and passion after finishing an education in Apparel Industry […]

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This solo woman founder is revolutionising the way people shop online with the unique e-commerce platform

Launched in Oct  2022 by Divya Manjari, Redfynd is an AI-powered platform for e-commerce aiming to transform the online shopping experience for consumers in India. Since its inception a year ago, the platform has already helped over a million users in shopping efficiently, saving them time and money. Technologist-turned-entrepreneur Divya Manjari narrates her inspiring journey […]

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Starting from a 300 Sq ft kitchen, this 37-YO woman built a Rs 80 Cr food & beverage brand

Founded by 37-YO Ruchyeta Bhatia, Brewworks Private Limited is a Mumbai-based F&B company that runs two brands under its umbrella, ‘Love & Cheesecake’ and ‘Love By Poetry’, across 4 cities in India.  Ruchyeta is a first-generation entrepreneur passionate about the food and beverage sector.  In this article, we will understand how she quit her conventional […]

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Gurgaon Mom Turns Rs 20,000 into Rs 25 Lakh with Healthy Treats at Chocolat Corner

In the quest of providing healthy Cookies  and cakes to her daughter, Gurgaon based mother Vandana Mehta founded Chocolat Corner in 2017 from home. Now the business has generated Rs 25 lakh revenue in FY23. Startup Pedia had an exclusive conversation with the woman entrepreneur Vandana to chronicle her inspiring journey.  Vandana has been a […]

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25YO Chandigarh couple started a women ethnic wear brand in 2021 with just Rs 50,000 investment – generated Rs 3 Cr revenue in the last 8 months.

After two failed businesses, NIFT textile designer Ritika rose like a phoenix from the ashes. She started the women’s ethnic wear brand Sanskritam in 2021 with just Rs. 50,000 in Chandigarh. In the last eight months, the brand has already crossed Rs 3 crore in revenue. Ritika, 27, narrated an inspiring entrepreneurial journey to Startup […]

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With a 4.5 lakh loan from her father, this designer started a meaningful luxury brand – showcased in Paris in just 6 months!

Founded in December 2022 and officially launched in April 2023, Label RaMa is a slow fashion luxury apparel brand that uses sustainable materials in all its offerings. Label RaMa was founded by Rajeswari Mavuri. She has studied International Fashion Retailing at the University of Manchester.  Rajeswari comes from a family deeply rooted in the art […]

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This 25YO young Lawyer started an affordable legal services company – works with 250+ startups in India and 6 other countries.

Founded in 2021, Dastawezz is a legal services startup based in Gurgaon with a nationwide operational reach.  Dastawezz is managed and headed by its 25-year-old founder, Shivanjali Malik, who has an LLB degree from the renowned Gujarat National Law University. During her legal education, Malik garnered practical experience through numerous internships in both large corporate […]

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How a discussion about surgical equipment over a cup of tea turned into Rs 15 crore turnover demi fine jewelry startup idea

Pune based entrepreneur Pallavi Mohadikar and orthopedic surgeon-turned-entrepreneur Amol Patwari launched demi fine jewelry brand- Palmonas in 2022 that sells varieties of jewelry made of Sterling silver and stainless steel coated with 18 carat gold that lasts for decades.  In 15 months the brand has clocked Rs 15 crore in revenue.  The aha moment One […]

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