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10 business owners from India who made it big with their ideas

10 business owners from India who made it big with their ideas

The success stories are not the only inspiration. For these business owners, their journey towards success is something that should inspire people. Here are 10 business owners who made it big with their idea.

1. AmitVasistha, Founder and CEO, GALF

Amit Vasistha founded , India’s fastest-growing corporate wellness ecosystem provider. An Ex-Investment Banker, Amit was deeply moved by the real-life events of his corporate colleagues, particularly CXOs, who were impacted due to stress, anxiety and depression. The frequent news and growing number of cases about the loss of life amongst corporates at a young age prompted Amit to initiate a social media based wellness campaign in 2016 emphasising embracing “Wellness As A Lifestyle”. The campaign was then commercialised into a startup venture in 2018. Switch gear to 2022, GALF has to its credit “a tech-enabled 360-degree corporate wellness ecosystem — MyGALF”. In a short period, GALF has serviced an enviable list of corporate clients across industry segments of Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, ITO and BPO firms, Automobile Manufacturing, Big 4 consulting and Industrial services. The company strongly propagates the cause of holistic wellness in corporates and institutions.

He is a seasoned business leader in the world of technology with sharp entrepreneurial acumen. Aditya has over 18 years of experience across diverse industries and client portfolios with a strategic focus on technology, automation, machine learning, and AI. With his successful streak with Marketcube, a tech-enabled research and data sciences company Aditya donned several roles in establishing highly profitable operations, subsequently merging it with Schlesinger Group as part of the acquisition in 2020. A true believer in the power of AI, Computer Vision and data sciences in the realm of consumer and enterprise applications, Aditya’s interests lie in investments in deep tech, quantitative consumer research, and sports ventures. His latest venture is Tooliqa a deep tech product company primarily riding on three core pillars Computer Vision, 3D and Deep Learning. They are on an endeavour to disrupt the industry of Space Design Planning & Management in unprecedented ways.

3. Bharat Patel, Founder, Director, and Chairman at Yudiz Solutions Pvt Ltd

Bharat Patel is Founder, Director, and Chairman at Yudiz Solutions Pvt Ltd., a leading company engaged in the business of mobile app development, game development, VR, and IoT solutions. Collaboratively, Bharat inspires various verticals of the company and leads 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 organisations, and academic institutions as a part of his commitment to giving back to society. He has more than three decades of ambitious, goal-orientated, energetic, and highly skilled IT leadership with proficiency in Business Development, Strategy Planning, Solution Building, Delivery, and Complex Program Management.

4. Satish Patel, CEO and Founder of Analytix Solutions

Satish Patel is the CEO and Founder of Analytix Solutions, a solutions’ provider specializing in technology-enabled and value-driven solutions that help businesses succeed by focusing on growth and profitability. Satish, who hails from India and is based out of the US, has been an entrepreneur and Certified Public Accountant providing business solutions to startups and small to medium-sized businesses concerning finances, IT, and internal operations for over two decades. Satish’s experiences as a successful entrepreneur and the first-hand knowledge of the unique challenges, startups and small businesses face, is what led him to establish Analytix Solutions in 2006. Today, the firm works mainly with MSME segment and him, with his extensive and varied expertise, guides them through their unique challenges as they go through various stages of growth. Satish’s ability to see the big picture, provide key insights, and translate them into the processes required to achieve success empowers his clients to be profitable.

They say an idea can change your life. But the truth is, that idea has to be backed by planning, execution and hard work for it to be life-altering. And that’s the success sauce that Pankaj Kumar created for his work ethic that led him to be counted as a business owner who made it big with his idea. Pankaj is creating opportunities for the world through his latest company os.me, which was founded by spiritual leader Om Swami. Through os.me, Pankaj has been offering spiritual care by making a mindful living and spiritual growth accessible to one and all. Founded on the principles of truth and kindness, os.me is a community for those interested in spirituality. Their os.me Karma Program is a hit with members and has already been covered by international media. Under the Karma Program, bloggers can earn through their writing and interaction. Today, os.me is recognised as the kindest and most truthful corner on the internet. And Pankaj is hailed as a changemaker and thought leader.

6. Dr. PiyushDwivedi, Chairman of NexgenEnergia Ltd.

Dr. Dwivedi introduced his brainchild in 2018, NexGenEnergia Ltd, which is India’s fastest-growing clean fuel energy company and has diversified to CNG/CBG production, retail outlets, Bio-coal production, etc. that is set to revolutionize the increasing energy demands with the use of AI- based cutting-edge technology & innovations.

Dr. PiyushDwivedi, Chairman of NexgenEnergia Ltd., is a visionary leader and recognized as ‘CBG Man’ in the industry. Dr. Dwivedi has made monumental contributions to the renewable energy sector and acts as the voice to bring a green energy revolution to India and make our country more energy independent. NexgenEnergia provides a start to the sustainable solution that converts organic waste into useful resource that results in increased entrepreneurial opportunities committed to the partner’s growth along with a successful business module; generating employment, increasing farmers’ productivity and a cleaner environment.

7. HariKiranChereddi,Managing Director of HRV Global Life Sciences

Hari built a large scale pharmaceutical market expansion company with active presence in India, USA, Switzerland, Lithuania, UAE, Iran & Turkey that works with over 40+ Large Indian Pharmaceuticalcompanies. The company has an annual top line in excess of USD 75 million. Hari was on the Forbes Global CEO list in 2010/2011 & 2012. Hari has served on a number of prestigious entities, including the Columbia Law School Task Force for promoting US-India Clean Energy investments, Bureau of Indian Standards, etc. After being in a senior role at Bank of America as Head of Business Operations for India, Hari quit corporate life to set up this about five years ago.

8. Dr. B Kishore Reddy, MD, Amor Hospitals

With an unparalleled track record of performing 12,000+ surgeries in his career spanning over a decade, Dr. B Kishore Reddy, is rated among the best ortho oncologists in the country. Instrumental in setting up of orthopaedic departments in multiple healthcare institutions, Dr. Reddy has now created best-in-class, Amor Hospitals, a 250 bedded multi-speciality facility. Under his able guidance, Amor Hospitals is known for providing the finest treatment from the most experienced doctors in the field. His vision made Amor Hospitals equipped with advanced technology catering to patients during any emergency. Professionally associated with healthcare institutions around the world, Dr. Reddy carries great values and views on the way forward for the Indian Healthcare system.These core values imbibed in Amor Hospitals resonate with the meaning of its name, and its utmost focus rests on serving the patients with Love, Empathy, and Compassion.

9. Gagandeep Singh,CEO, peppynite.com- Ending the quest for that perfect wedding event

Estimated to be worth over $30 Billion and growing at 30% annually, it’s the only industry that hasn’t seen a slowdown even in a post-pandemic world. Wedding venues and vendors-related Google search traffic is estimated at a minimum of 25 million per month. With Peppynite.com, Chandigarh-based entrepreneur Gagandeep Singh hopes to change the way weddings are organised. Searching, visiting, finalizing various components such as banquets, caterers, and other service providers for a major life event can get troublesome and uneconomical for people, and often a lot is still left to chance. The idea behind Peppynite.com is that clients shouldn’t have to sweat it out while choosing the perfect venue and the right vendor to arrange milestone events in their lives, be it wedding preparation, corporate meeting arrangement, destination weddings or looking for happening venues for their Saturday night parties.

Vinod Varma Ainampudi is the Founder, CEO, and Managing Director of PROSFIC Verticals. He has core expertise in strategy planning, risk management, operations transformation andholds a decade of business leadership experience in Public Relations Management, Brand Management, Digital Marketing, and other fields. He is responsible for formulating the business strategies, assessing risks and opportunities, allocating resources, developing business plans, and framing the vision of PROSFIC. How does a brand become trusted and reliable? How does it manage to stand out? The clear answer would be: By developing and managing reputation. A brand goes the extra mile to build its robust reputation and achieve milestones. To maintain that most valuable intangible asset, brands solicit the services of a Public Relations Company. A well-renowned PR Company, PROSFIC was founded with a mindset to provide complete growth marketing &public relations services.

Originally published at https://www.indiatoday.in on August 8, 2022.

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