Young Indian entrepreneurs who are expected to make great strides in 2023
Meet the fearless visionaries who are reshaping industries and pushing boundaries to create a brighter tomorrow.
The number of young entrepreneurs in India has increased significantly in recent years, and this trend is expected to continue in 2023. As startup culture in India continues to grow and resources and support are more readily available, more and more young individuals are entering the entrepreneurial field.
These young businesspeople have broken age barriers and built a name for themselves in a variety of industries, including healthcare, technology, and e-commerce. They have challenged conventional wisdom and paved the way for a new generation of innovators.
YourStory has curated a list of emerging stars of the startup world:
1. Sreelakshmi Suresh
Young Indian businesswoman Sreelakshmi Suresh is well known for her work in the area of online education. She is the founder of , a business that offers training in digital skills like web design and software development.
Having trained thousands of pupils in India and other nations, Suresh founded the business when she was just 19 years old. She became interested in starting her own business after realising the demand for effective, hands-on training in digital skills. Suresh wanted to provide young people with the information and abilities necessary for success in the digital era.
She not only founded eDesign but also TinyLogo. Her business provides numerous well-known firms with assistance in web design, SEO, and other areas. She has received accolades for her creative approach to teaching, including the Kerala Government's Youth Icon Award and the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement.
2. Aadit Palicha
Aadit Panchal has already made a name for himself as one of India's wealthiest businesspeople. While attending Stanford University, Aadit and his friend Kaivalya Vohra dropped out midway through the semester to launch their 10-minute delivery firm, .
After only one month of operation, the company was valued at $200 million. The enormous success of its concept caused the valuation to increase to $570 million within the next 5 months. The company reached a $900 million valuation last year.
When he presented his quick commerce plan for 10-minute delivery to investors, he was "laughed out" of the meetings, but the sector's expansion has now turned the tables on him. The expansion of online commerce has made ideas look not only feasible but also incredibly profitable. He has been named one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 for Asia and is regarded as one of the rising stars of the Indian startup sector.
3. Trishneet Arora
One of India's young businesspeople and an ethical hacker is Trishneet Arora. He founded and serves as CEO of, a company that aids in detecting and preventing cybercrime.
After quitting school as a teenager, Trishneet picked up the art of ethical hacking, and she even authored a book about it called "The Hacking Era." Soon after, he started working on cybercrime cases for the Indian police, and the Punjab police approached him to lead a training session on cybercrime forensics and investigation.
He is a self-made businessman who began by taking on minor jobs like maintaining software and servicing computers. Trishneet's business now provides services to several organisations throughout the globe, including Bharti Airtel, HDFC, National Payments Corporation of India, DHFL Pramerica, Reliance Industries, and others.
4. Ranveer Arora Allahbadia
Ranveer, a young Indian entrepreneur, YouTuber, internet personality, fitness trainer, and social media influencer, comes from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is also recognised by his current, well-liked online stage moniker, BeerBiceps. He is well-known to the public for his motivational and inspiring YouTube videos
In addition to this, he is the co-founder of, a company that provides a variety of services, including yoga, fashion, cooking, and grooming.
5. Divya Gandotra
Divya entered the business sector after becoming a YouTuber. She was excited to find out more about the newest and most well-liked technologies available. To help customers understand what they are buying, she started posting unpacking and review videos on her YouTube channel. When she saw she could do more to provide her fans with accurate information, she launched, a news and media firm.
She has more than 90,000 followers on social media, who are all different ages. She currently has over 20,000 followers on Instagram and is a full-fledged influencer.
Edited by Affirunisa Kankudti