Leadership is vital to the success of any company. The most successful leaders are instinctual decision makers. Their decisions have the potential to make or break any company. Here is a list of nine Business or Startup founders who achieved success with their leadership.
1. Dr. Supraja Reddy, Founder, DERM MD
Dr. Supraja Reddy is a certified dermatologist with a passion for clinical and aesthetic dermatology and skincare. Dr. Reddy is an expert in the execution of various aesthetic procedures such as Neuromodulators, Dermal fillers, Bio Remodellers, Skinboosters, Microneedling devices along with therapeutic procedures like PRP, Chemical peels and Energy based devices like Radiofrequency and Fractional Lasers. “Ageing is inevitable but who said it can’t be a beautiful process?” says Dr. Reddy, the pioneer of cutting edge hair and skincare planning and treatment clinic, DERM MD in Kondapur, Hyderabad.
She founded DERM MD that stands not only for beauty which is skin deep but offers mindful treatments for a client’s mental wellness and satisfaction. Dr. Reddy has combined time-tested holistic practices with the latest state-of-art innovation at DERM MD to offer conscious commitment to nourishing your mind, body and spirit with treatments that show 100% effective results. Her client list also includes top celebrities and corporate bigwigs who have received scars and pigmentation free skin along with natural injectables that reverse engineered their aging concerns.
2. Ranvir Singh, CEO and Founder, RING
Mr. Ranvir Singh, CEO and Founder of RING, is a seasoned entrepreneur and a well-known name in the Indian Fintech space. After the resounding success of the lending app Kissht, Ranvir is now directing his energy towards building a credit product for aspirational Indians through RING, a human-first, tech platform catering to customers in urban as well as rural India. The app is built on a unique business model that empowers small merchants to acquire customers, rewarding both parties concurrently.
Ranvir’s vision is to help lending solutions reach the under-served customers in tier-2 and tier-3 cities and towns of India. RING offers a credit line within 5 minutes that can be used to pay on various platforms. One can use the app to shop at lakhs of merchant stores across the country, transfer the credit limit to their own bank account, and pay bills. As an RBI approved app, RING takes utmost care to protect customer data and prevent frauds.
3. Subodh Gupta, CMD and Saurabh Gupta Dy. CMD, Microtek International Pvt. Ltd.
Subodh Gupta, is a well known corporate honcho and a philanthropist, he has turned Microtek into one of the most trusted brands in India as well as internationally. Saurabh Gupta has played an instrumental role in taking Microtek International to new heights and registering exponential growth year-on-year. Microtek is a renowned player in the power product market of India.
It is the most trusted & preferred brand in India. Being a technology innovator and a pioneer in the power backup industry of India, Microtek stands tall as an epitome in the space with its capability of making reliable and latest technology incorporated products that are well accepted and appreciated by household consumers & the industrial sector across the globe With the motto of ‘Technology We Need, Technology We Create & Technology We Live’, Microtek strives to constantly innovate and upgrade its products to become the most recognized brand in the industry.
4. Sandeep Vyas, Founder & CEO, Mild Cares (GynoCup)
Mild Cares focuses on empowering women to live healthy, hygienic, and happy lives by addressing unaddressed menstrual, intimate, and toilet hygiene issues faced by over 355 million women in India, through innovative products. They specialize in the feminine hygiene category and offer a variety of products such as menstrual cups, periods cramp relief intimate hygiene wash, stretch mark removal cream, and Stand & Pee female urination device Their signature product is the “GynoCup” menstrual cup. Apart from this Mild Cares has achieved several notable achievements, including being among the Top seven startups from nine countries from selected more than 2000 startups as the Emerging Startup from India in the US-based global startup funding platform “Meet The Drapers”.
This recognition highlights the company’s potential for success on a global scale. The company is looking to touch Rs. 100 crore revenue by 2025-26” Mildcares’s Brand Gynocup was shortlisted from among 2000 startups worldwide and reached the semi-finals with their promising brand offering which offers to become a safe and hygienic product for women globally.
5. Pravin Parmar, founder & CEO of Vyapaar Jagat, Peers Global Business Media Pvt Ltd, Aequitas Information Technology Pvt Ltd
Pravin Parmar, founder of 1Million Entrepreneurs International Forum which is Non-Government, Not for Profit Organization & India’s one of the fast-growing business media platforms VyapaarJagat & PeersBoard. He is also Founder & CEO at Peers Global Business Media Pvt Ltd & Aequitas Information Technology Pvt Ltd. In addition to that he is the founder of initiatives such as Fempreneur to recognize Women Entrepreneurs, Greenpreneur to recognize eco-minded & Sustainability leaders and promoters, StartUpShow to recognize and promote Startup Ecosystem Enablers. They say smart people learn from their own mistakes, but a visionary learns from others’ mistakes.
This adage suits Pravin Parmar, a young and thoughtful entrepreneur the most. Hailing from a remote and a non-descript village of Botad in Gujarat, Mr. Parmar has walked the path that is less taken. Vyapaar Jagat is one of the fastest growing online business media platforms that believes in honoring visionary entrepreneurs by showcasing their business success stories. Vyapaar Jagat aims at creating a sustainable and holistic global entrepreneurial ecosystem by showcasing inspiring stories of businesses, startups and entrepreneurs. It motivates businesses to document their success stories and share it with the world so that everyone can know about their hard work and accomplishments.
6. Bharat Patel, Chairman and Director, Yudiz Solutions Ltd
Highly passionate about technology, Mr. Patel is a well-known and respected name in the industry for his leadership skills and vast technical knowledge. He is also known for his invaluable contribution to the growth of IT and Electronics in India and for enhancing India’s stature at the global level. Yudiz Solutions Ltd, a leading company engaged in the business of mobile app development, game development, VR, and IoT solutions. Bharat is responsible for coordinating among various verticals of the company and leading it on a high-growth path. Highly passionate about technology, Mr. Patel is a well-known and respected name in the industry for his leadership skills and vast technical knowledge.
He is also known for his invaluable contribution to the growth of IT and Electronics in India and for enhancing India’s stature at the global level. He is actively involved in fostering startups, trade associations, consulting organizations, and academic institutions as part of his commitment to giving back to society.
7. Dileep Seinberg, Founder and CEO, MuffinPay and Thinkchain
Dileep Seinberg is the founder and CEO of MuffinPay, a crypto neobank. He has over ten years of experience in blockchain, fintech, and payments. Dileep strongly believes in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. He has been in charge of several ventures to democratize crypto. Dileep is a staunch advocate of the conscious capitalist model and wants to ensure that everyone has access to finance and cryptocurrencies.
He entered the cryptocurrency and blockchain solutions market with the launch of “Thinkchain” in 2016. He played a key role in positioning the company as one of the most influential and early adopters in the Indian cryptocurrency market. MuffinPay is the first crypto-fintech platform that enables utility token-based transactions. It is used to reward users for bill payments and other financial services. MuffinCoin is the world’s first bill payment crypto utility token. It is anticipated that by 2025, Indian bill payment transactions will exceed $1 trillion. MuffinPay, powered by MuffinCoin, aims to be a dominant player in the global bill payment utility token market.
8. Vivek Gupta, Founder & Director, YourSpex
Vivek Gupta is the founder and director of “Yourspex” by GKB Eyecare Pvt. Ltd. This company is co-founded with his wife Kanika Gupta with the vision to provide the best fit of spectacles and sunglasses for each individual’s face with the use of exclusive AI technology. The vision is to reach out to the massive Indian population which does not have access to eye care. Approximately 500 million people in India lack access to vision correction.
The company aims to disrupt the eyewear market by its cutting edge facial Tryon technology and a proprietary recommendation engine which offers the best suited spectacles, sunglasses and lenses to you in real quick time. YourSpex provides its customers an option to ‘Drag & Drop’ any specific feature to customize their eyewear as per their requirements. This offers customers easy access to make their own lenses at an affordable cost. With Customized lens package, they have pioneered in the market for offering lenses of customer choice as per their specifications.
9. Viren Khuller, entrepreneur and Director, Global Dent Aids
Viren Khuller is a Delhi based third-generation entrepreneur and Director of Global Dent Aids. Global Dents Aid Pvt Ltd, under the brand name STIM Oral Care, is one of the oldest and largest manufacturers of interdental brushes in India. Started in 1965, the company now makes 1.4 million brushes every day. While STIM Oral Care started with toothbrushes, it now manufactures complete oral care products—ranging from toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, interdental brushes, dentamp for loose caps, and lost filling repair.
Over the past 10 years, Mr. Viren Khuller has worked with GDA and has been in charge of brand management, sales, and marketing. Soon, the company is also planning to launch an app for its sales and distribution team, which will help in strengthening the supply chain process. Mr. Khuller says, “We have rigorous expansion plans in place as the demand is also growing rapidly. We are also aiming to export our range of products to various countries including, Turkey, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Germany.”
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