New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Focusing on the emergence of women’s entrepreneurship in India, Sheroes, a new startup, on Wednesday celebrated the success stories of businesswomen along with other start-ups that have been focusing on the increasing involvement of women in business.
“Women Make Digital India” saw CEO’s of several app based companies share their experiences – from the grassroots level to making it big.
“The push towards a Digital India is a watershed moment for all educated, career oriented women in the country. Our goal is to help women stay engaged in businesses in the burgeoning digital landscape. The event is focused on the hardships a woman faces in taking her company forward,” Sheroes Founder and CEO Sairee Chahal told IANS.
Sheroes Summit is a platform that connects women professionals to businesses. It deliberates upon potential career paths, transformation, growth opportunities and professional journeys of successful trend-makers and women entrepreneurs.
“I am glad to be a part of the event. Women are no longer any step behind in any field. This is a great platform where we are getting a chance to share the success stories of women entrepreneurs,” Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma told IANS on the sideline of the event.
The event saw a line-up of emerging businessmen and women like Raj Kundra, CEO of Best Deal TV; Smita Mishra, founder of PoolWallet; Jasminder Gulati, CEO of NowFloats; Kanika Tekriwal, CEO of JetSetGo; Sangeeta Murthi Sehgal; Consultant Coach of Caregiver; Neeti Palta, English standup comedienne; Sonam Kalra, singer; and Amrita Tripathi, writer and journalist.
“Women’s empowerment can be displayed when success stories of women are portrayed on a larger platform. Their efforts need to be conveyed so that those ladies who are planning to have their own start-up gets a boost. Women entrepreneurs need to be encouraged more and should be given space to display their talent,” Kundra said.
The next Sheroes Summit will happen in Mumbai, followed by Bengaluru.