The next big disruption within the Indian start-up ecosystem will be driven by women entrepreneurs: Amitabh Kant

The next big disruption within the Indian start-up ecosystem will be driven by women entrepreneurs: Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog yesterday stated that women-owned companies & businesses are playing an extremely prominent part in society. "I firmly believe that that the upcoming major disturbance within the Indian startup ecosystem will be driven with women entrepreneurs using the digital stage being the largest enabler," he further added.

Addressing the 'Game Changers- Ladies Start-up Awards 2021' organised by FICCI FLO, Mr Kant explained that the talk of women entrepreneurs in the Indian startup ecosystem is expanding and rising. "Women are the backbone of any market" he said. Praising the exceptional platform, he explained the Game Changer Awards is a unique and advanced platform and in addition, it supplies a monetary impetus to economic development and contributes to the development of tasks.

"With this award ceremony, I'm Pleased to launch the Whitepaper on Women Entrepreneurship in India by FLO Mumbai along with SP Jain Institute of Management & Research.  The study undertaken by FICCI FLO assists in working on the policies that would help the society at large," additional Mr Kant.

Mr Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore stated,"Among the crucial segments that would earn a considerable effect on Fintech's sustainability is that the Women's marketplace in financial solutions, now it reflects the World's biggest & fastest growing economy. Determined by the women's marketplace isn't charity, it's an opportunity which may be worth billions could go around trillion dollars of earnings."

Ms Jahnabi Phookan, President, FICCI FLO stated,"The Indian Start-up scenario is a buzzword in the modern world plus they're starting to add to the rise of our Indian market. Women entrepreneurs can flourish economic growth in the Start-up scenario but therefore, they ought to be allowed to understand their faith."

Ms Maloo Natrajan, Chairperson FLO Mumbai stated,"The Girls entrepreneurs of now are servicing unknown lands fearlessly & are moving with fantastic excitement to change the world. They are moving with fantastic excitement to change the world around them make a difference with their thoughts".

Ms Kanika Kishore Dewani, CEO - Mintree Cosmetics Pvt. Ltd was the Winner of this earliest FLO Game Changer celebrity 2021 followed by Ms Swati Pandey, Co-founder & CEO, Arboreal Bio inventions since the 1st Runner-up and Ms Sonam Sodha, MD & Co-founder of all Himalayan Hemp Industries Pvt Ltd the 2nd Runner-up of this FICCI FLO Game Changer Awards 2021. The'Sport Changers' is a pan India contest for women-led startups, which provides women entrepreneurs an opportunity to receive their dream job funded through a distinctive set of respected VCs by pitching and creating a conclusive situation to them.

Another distinguished panelists comprised Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint MD Apollo Hospitals Enterprises, Ms Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, CEO, Biocon, Ms Kirthiga Reddy, Investment Partner, Soft Bank, Ms Anita Dongre, Creator, House of Dongre, Ms Kiran Gera, Past President, FICCI FLO, Ms Harjinder Kaur Talwar, MD & CEO, Commission India Pvt. Ltd and Ms Meghna Ghai, President, Whistling Woods. 

The Nominated Award recipients comprised Ms Lizzie Chapman is your CEO & Co-Founder of ZestMoney -'Startup of the Decade Award'; Ms Akanksha Chaturvedi, Creator Eduauraa Technologies -'Youngest Startup of the year Award'; Ms Tanushree Nagori, Co-Founder of all Doubtnut has been felicitated for its exceptional work in schooling industry ; Ms Meghna Saraogi, Co-founder & CEO of StyleDotMe Fashion; Ms Smriti Tomar, Founder & CEO of Stack Finance was famous for her path-breaking work inside the Fintech Industry; Ms Shriya Khanna, Founder & CEO of MyKhaana at Food Industry; Ms Neha Motwani, Founder & CEO of Fitternity.com at Healthcare; Ms Naina Parekh, Co-founder of this EUME World for Retail industryand Ms Anu Prasad, Founder & CEO of ILSS for her outstanding contribution towards Social Sector.