There are many success stories in India that almost go unnoticed around the world. Some of these success stories are of young Indian entrepreneurs.
They could think outside the box and come up with excellent ideas to start a venture.
Today, his enterprises have also acquired global use.
In fact, the stories of some of these youngest entrepreneurs of India should serve as an inspiration to all those who are thinking outside the proverbial box and want to start a startup.
List of Top 10 Young Indian Entrepreneurs in 2022.
These top 10 young entrepreneurs did not follow the traditional rules of business but became a hindrance in their respective industries.
Who hasn’t heard of BYJU’s learning apps? They advertise extensively on television and other media.
This large corporation was started in 2011 by Byju Ravindran and Divya Gokulnath.
The learning app is also well-known around the world due to its collaboration with the global entertainment major, The Walt Disney Company.
Today, the BYJU- Learning App is used by students from different countries across the globe to learn everything from simple school subjects to complex subjects in engineering and medicine or
how to crack entrance examinations. Byju Raveendran didn’t aim to become a teacher.
Still, because of his skill in mathematics, many of his friends and neighbors would ask him to solve various problems in learning algebra and geometry.
Soon, Byju Raveendran started taking classes informally which later became BYJU’s classes.
Today, BYJU is a million-dollar company and Byju Raveendran is one of the youngest businessmen in India to see 2022.
Nithin Kamath and Nikhil Kamath
Nitin Kamath and Nikhil Kamath are the two youngest entrepreneurs of India. No one knows him by his name.
These brothers are actually the founders and brains of India’s largest discount stock trading platform Zerodha.
He launched Zerodha in 2010 from Bangalore and in nearly 10 years, has gained over 50 lakh users.
In fact, almost all types of individuals who invest or trade in stocks, from experienced players to novices, use the Zerodha website or app.
Both the brothers were inspired by the fact that more and more people could become rich if only they could trade in stocks and commodities without paying harsh commissions on the stockbroking platform.
And they also wanted to produce a stock trading platform that was easy to use for everyone.
Hence, he launched his flagship platform, Zerodha Kite for stocks and commodities, and Zerodha Coin for mutual funds in 2010.
Ritesh Agarwal formed Oyo Rooms at the age of just 18. While staying at a lodge in North India,
Ritesh Agarwal was influenced by the idea of rented accommodation for people of different budgets.
With this idea in mind, he dropped out of the academy in 2013 and innovated OYO Rooms in Gurugram,
Haryana is in the National Capital Region (NCR) of New Delhi with just 11 residences.
Over the years, OYO Rooms went on to add farther and farther accommodation across India and is today one of the leading housing aggregators in the world,
with a footmark spanning all continents. The company now has operations in about 100 countries.
In fact, OYO Rooms is now a global brand in India and competes with top accommodation aggregators like Airbnb of USA.
Despite a setback in 2020 and 2021 due to the closure of most private and government offices due to the COVID-19 pandemic,
Tilak Mehta’s small venture,’ Papers N Parcel’, remains a shining illustration of Indian ingenuity.
Papers N Parcel is an online courier company founded by Tilak Mehta. They deliver letters and documents to various offices in Mumbai within a few hours or a maximum of 24 hours.
To offer the service, Tilak Mehta tied up with some 500’dabbawalas’or community of Mumbai, who deliver lunch parcels from homes to offices.
These people deliver papers and parcels on behalf of the company. At last count, Paper N Parcel was delivering around packages in Mumbai.
Actually, Papers N Parcel is an app-based courier service and is unique in every way.
Srilakshmi Suresh can really be called a wunderkind. Without much training in the field, Srilakshmi Suresh developed her first website when she was only six years old.
Later, she designed a website for her school. Using his talent, he founded his first company in 2009 at the young age of just 11, which is known as eDesign.
Globally, Srilakshmi Suresh is recognized as the youngest CEO and youngest web designer in India. Now in her 20s, Sreelakshmi Suresh has founded another company known as TinyLogo,
which designs logos and other similar things for all kinds of businesses. He has been gifted with the art of website designing.
Now, his company also provides a range of digital marketing services to clients.
Now in her 30s, Trishneet Arora is the founder and CEO of a cyber security company known as TAC Security.
He started this company after a course in ethical hacking. His expertise in ethical hacking became so well-known that Punjab Police had to enlist his services to solve several cybercrime cases.
He did so successfully.
Today, TAC Security has major cyber security agreements with some of the top names in the Indian assiduity including HDFC, Airtel, NPCA, and Reliance Group.
TAC Security also has clients around the world.
Both the company and Trishneet Arora have won several awards in India and abroad for their cyber security services.
Akhilendra Sahu started his venture ASTNT Pvt Ltd at the age of just 17. Today his venture is the parent company of several other IT companies.
To gain insight into the IT industry, Akhilendra Sahu started working as a freelancer, doing all kinds of online jobs.
With this experience, he decided to start his own venture, which is today one of the largest IT services companies in India.
Akhilendra Sahu is also known as “World’s Youngest Periodic Entrepreneur”.
His company now serves not only Indian customers but also foreign companies.
The startup is also billed as one of the most successful in the world in the IT sector.
Divya Gandotra Tandon
Divya Gandotra Tandon is the Founder & Director of Scoop Beats Pvt. Ltd. Her startup venture began as a passion for helping others.
Actually, Divya wanted to help people to learn more about anything they want to buy.
So, she started a YouTube channel called TheScoopBeats where she’d unbox colorful particulars and describe their features and uses to the public.
Due to the nature of this channel and Divya’s excellent ways of describing stuff, the channel soon became a megahit among Indians.
She’s now a major influencer on Facebook and Instagram. Divya Gandotra Tandon works with some of the top Indian and foreign brands in the local market as an influencer.
Some of the organizations she works for include Coolpad and Infinix, among others.
She has also worked with companies including Lazy Gardener, Aqua Connect, Ascent Technologies, IBM, and others.
Farhad Acidwala is the Founder of Rockstah Media and Cybernetic Digital.
The company provides a series of services such as web development and enhancements, advertising, and marketing.
Farhad Acidwala began his enterprise at the age of 13, with an investment of little over. Latterly, he invested in a website and gave his company an online presence.
By the age of 17, Farhad Acidwala was invited to meetings and talk shows on CNN. He has won several accolades in India for his work in the IT sector.
The company provides web improvement services to some of the largest pots in India.
Now in his 20s, Farhad Acidwala is one further successful entrepreneur in India you should look for in 2021.
Founder & CEO of the popular Dukaan app, Sumit Shah began his journey in 2014, at the age of 19.
He decided that it was high time people could order groceries online using a simple app.
The main alleviation was larger companies, which at the time took lots of time for deliveries of online groceries.
Instead, Sumit Shah decided to tie up with local grocery stores that could give the fastest deliveries in their own neighborhood.
Thousands of small grocery stores now have an online presence thanks to the Dukaan app.
The app allows smaller businesses with limited or no budget to get a slice of the online grocery market.
Since deliveries from neighborhood stores are briskly and rates are competitive, an increasing number of people now are using his Dukaan app.
The stories of these youths prove one thing age does not come in the way of becoming an entrepreneur.
Most of these young entrepreneurs started their journey with startup ventures started with only small investments.
None of them had a million dollars to invest or any help from outside sources for money. Hence,
these are the top 10 entrepreneurs in India that you must watch out for in 2022.