Technology sector has always been seen as a male dominated area. In the recent years however, with better educational and social opportunities; women have not only stepped into the tech industry, they have been excelling at it as well. Then there are women who have started their own companies and are doing really well. A few of these women are:
Co-Founder of Local Banya.com- Mumbai’s first online supermarket, her objective was to provide groceries available at the doorstep. She has previously worked with Ernst and Young and Raymond Retail and currently takes care of operations, logistics, customer service, data management, amongst other things. She however reveals that as a woman entrepreneur, she faces challenges while dealing with authoritative male staff.
The Co-founder of Love 4 Apple, Kaur started the venture last year when she realized there wasn’t much merchandize available for apple products in India. They exclusively manufacture Apple accessories. Before taking on this project Kaur was the chief of operations at System 3 Group. Her company is also a partner with Wacom- producer of graphics tablets online sales in India.
She is the cofounder of Zaakpay and a payments company head. The company helps with solving the payment problems on the E-commerce in India. Taku believes that in the tech industry, women are big in numbers but are highly underpaid. According to her entrepreneurship is not about gender.
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Sharma is the co-founder and Director, Infibeam and is the leader of the corporate and business team. She has previously worked with companies like Amazon and Alcatel. An MBA graduate from Carnegie Mellon University, she told Silicon India that being a woman entrepreneur -she did not face any gender-specific hardships.
Moojic was Co-founded by Neha Benani. The software helps create customized radio experiences in retail stores, restaurants etc. In a very short period of time, they managed to get hired by 250 stores. Previously a Product Marketing Manager for HP Singapore, she comes from a family of entrepreneurs, all based in Bihar, and was the first woman to have stepped into entrepreneurship in her family.
ORIGINAL SOURCE: Silicon India