Successful Entrepreneur Success Stories to Inspire your Business Success

Successful Entrepreneurs in India

Indian Entrepreneurs Success Stories which will inspire you through your entrepreneurial journey and will keep you motivated.

If you’re serious about being an entrepreneur, let these stories of success guide your planning. Many Indian entrepreneurs are known for being colorful characters.

If you want to do entrepreneurship right, here are Indian successful entrepreneurs stories to help inspire your own business success.

Successful Entrepreneurs in India

Below Mentioned are Indian Entrepreneurs who successfully started with almost nothing in hand

Sridhar Vembu – Founder & CEO of Zoho Corporation (formerly AdventNet Inc.)

Sridhar Vembu-Zoho CEO
Sridhar Vembu – Founder & CEO of Zoho Corporation

Sridhar Vembu belongs to a very modest middle-class family. He obtained his Electrical Engineering bachelor’s degree in 1989 from Princeton University.

In 1996, Sridhar started Vembu Software Tony Thomas from a small apartment in Chennai.

He also co-founded AdventNet in 1996 and Zoho Corporation, most renowned software and CRM companies that focuses on office suite and web-based business tools.

ZOHO is a powerful web-based online office suite that contains web conferencing, invoicing, presentations, note-taking, wikis, project management, word spreadsheets, databases, and much more application.

According to Forbes, Sridhar Vembu is the 76th richest man in India, He is living in Pleasanton, California. He is a very simple man, likes to drive a Toyota car and wears a simple dress.

At present, ZOHO corporation has taken a 375-acre campus in Austin, Texas and more than 50 million users all over the world. ZOHO Corporation has also founded ZOHO University.

Deep Kalra – founder and group CEO of MakeMyTrip

Deep Kalra - MakeMyTrip
Deep Kalra – MakeMyTrip Founder

Deep Kalra was born in Hyderabad and grew up in Delhi and Ahmedabad. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.

In 1992, Deep received his MBA degree from IIM Ahmedabad – Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and went on to work for companies like GE Capital, GE Money, and ABN AMRO Bank. Three years at the bank, Deep decided to turn an entrepreneur.

Deep Kalra is the founder and group CEO of MakeMyTrip, the largest Indian online travel company which provides online travel services like Air tickets, hotel reservations, domestic and international holiday packages, train booking, Cab Booking, and bus tickets, etc..

Anil Agarwal: Founder and Chairman of Vedanta Resources

Anil Agarwal-Vedanta Resources
Anil Agarwal: Founder and Chairman of Vedanta Resources

Anil Agarwal was born on 24th January 1954 in the lower-middle-class Marwari family in Patna, Bihar.

The financial condition of his family was just lie a middle-class. His father had a small aluminum conductor business. Anil Agarwal left school at 15 and decided to join his father’s business instead of going to university.

At the age of 19, he leave his father’s business, he left Patna and came down to Mumbai as a scrap dealer to explore career opportunities. He began collecting scrap metal from cable companies in other states and selling it in Mumbai.

In 1976, with a bank loan, Anil Agarwal established Hamsher Sterling Corporation, a manufacturer of enameled copper, among other products. Then he founded Vedanta Resources and developed.

In 1986, Anil Agarwal set up Sterlite Industries to manufacture jelly-filled cables. The company became the 1st private sector company in India to set up a refinery in 1993.

Mahesh Gupta Chairman Kent RO Systems

Mahesh Gupta – Chairman - Kent RO Systems
Mahesh Gupta – Chairman – Kent RO Systems

In 1977, Dr. Mahesh Gupta started his career with Indian Oil Limited. In 1988, he said goodbye to his high paying job of oil sector giant.

He saved Rs. 20,000 from his job with Indian Oil Corporation limited and started his entrepreneurial journey with this Rs. 20,000 from a small room in his house.

In 1998, He started with a team of four-member and launched the first domestic RO water purifier “Kent RO System”.

Over the year, Gupta has diversified into other products like a air purifiers, water softener, Vacuum Cleaner, Vegetable Cleaner, and many more.

Today Kent RO System Limited has turnover of 600 crore, more than 3000 employees, and grown a 45% market share in RO mineral.

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