By KeeVurds Desk Sep 7, 2023
The rise of women entrepreneurs in India
India has one of the highest rates of female entrepreneurship in the world. In 2022, there were over 13 million women-owned businesses in India.
The Challenges For Women Entrepreneurs
Women entrepreneurs face a number of challenges, including lack of access to capital, social stigma, and family responsibilities.
The Opportunities And Support For Them
Women Entrepreneurs also have a number of opportunities, such as Access to government-supported programs and schemes, mentorship programs and financial assistance.
The Success Stories of Women Entrepreneurs
Falguni Nayar founded Nykaa, an online beauty retailer, which is now valued at over $1 billion. Another example is Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, the founder of Biocon, a pharmaceutical company.
Government's Support To Women Entrepreneurs
Women entrepreneurs can access government schemes for loans, training, networking, mentorship, and market access.