Top 8 Digital Entrepreneurs in India

Pratyusha Srivastava Pratyusha Srivastava
Oct 13, 2021 7 min read
Top 8 Digital Entrepreneurs in India

With the evolving digital platforms, the world is growing as well. And so the business industries, several startups and established businesses are shifting completely to digitalization.

Digital media is providing all kinds of features and facilities for businesses to develop enormously. In fact, many business owners have made digital their business. And these are growing with an exponential graph of success. Therefore, such entrepreneurs are termed as digitalpreneurs or digital entrepreneurs.

You might be wondering, what exactly is a digital entrepreneur? A digital entrepreneur is a business owner, founder or manager who has an internet-based business such as OYO or Paytm.

In India, there are a vast number of such digital entrepreneurs who have expertise in their field of interest and business with great graph success. India provides all kinds of facilities to its entrepreneurs to grow their businesses successfully.

It also brings development for the country as India is growing towards the digital world with extensive manifestation. Digital entrepreneurs in India have developed some great online platforms that have been proven absolutely promising and convenient to use.

Through this article, we present you with those top digital entrepreneurs who have been a great example to the young generation and are extremely successful. Let's get started!

List of Successful Digital Entrepreneurs in India

  1. Byju Raveendran
  2. Shradha Sharma
  3. Ritesh Agarwal
  4. Vijay Shekhar Sharma

List of Youngest Digital Entrepreneurs in India

  1. Manish Singh
  2. Siddhant Kumar
  3. Shravan and Sanjay Kumaran
  4. Advait Thakur

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Byju Raveendran

Byju Raveendran - BYJU'S Founder
Byju Raveendran - BYJU'S Founder

Founder of BYJU'S study app, Byju Raveendran is well known for his tremendous work that is helping millions of students. He is one of the youngest billionaires in India. He launched BYJU'S app in 2015 and within 2 months, it reached millions of students who downloaded it.

BYJU's current value is worth $5.7 billion. Its EdTech company is established in Bengaluru and is considered as the top-notch learning and thinking platform for millions of students. In fact, it has been rated with the "Best Self-Improvement" app in 2016, on Google Play Store.

Shradha Sharma

Shradha Shrama - Yourstory Founder
Shradha Sharma - Yourstory Founder

Shradha Sharma, a very well-known digital entrepreneur of India who is the founder and Chief Editor of Yourstory.com. It is a startup media platform that brings the stories of startups, entrepreneurs, change-makers, funding analysis and resource pieces.

Yourstory media has been an absolute success which has around 20,000 stories based on entrepreneurs and tons of several other matters. It provides the facilities to read any story in 12 different languages. Moreover, it has reached more than 10 million readers daily who find this online platform very considerate and interesting.


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Ritesh Agarwal

Ritesh Agarwal - Founder of OYO Rooms
Ritesh Agarwal - Founder of OYO Rooms

The well-known personality, Ritesh Agarwal is the founder and CEO of OYO Rooms. OYO rooms are widely famous around India for their incredible service of booking the top branded hotels online or offline. Ritesh Agarwal is a digital entrepreneur who started his journey at just the age of 16 years and now ruling a business worth millions.

He travelled all the fractions of the country with a budget plan settlement. This gave him the idea to build such a platform that would provide the facility to book any hotel at affordable rates. OYO Rooms is one of the fastest-growing online platforms in India.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijay Shekhar Sharma - Founder of Paytm
Vijay Shekhar Sharma - Founder of Paytm

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder of a very famous digital payment company, Paytm. Vijay Shekhar Sharma with a net worth of $2.1 billion, was included in the list of the youngest billionaires of India by Forbes.

Paytm is considered one of the most promising and convenient digital payment platforms. Along with the Paytm app, Vijay Shekhar Sharma also developed Paytm Mall, Paytm payment bank, and e-commerce business.

Manish Singh

Manish Singh - Founder of ZZED Group of Companies
Manish Singh - Founder of ZZED Group of Companies

At the age of 21 years, the youngest millionaire in India, Manish Singh is the owner of four huge companies that come under the ZZED Group of Companies. Manish Singh is a well-known name in India who works as a digital marketer and provides services to different people and businesses to stabilize the online platform.

Manish Singh is brilliant in his job, he provides the most incredible technique and strategies based on his skills and resources. He utilises most of his skills and brings out great outcomes. That makes Manish Singh a millionaire.

Siddhant Kumar

Siddhant Thakran - Founder of Webtenium Digital Solutions
Siddhant Thakran - Founder of Webtenium Digital Solutions

Siddhant Kumar, the young entrepreneur who is prominently known as Asia's top Leading Digital Marketing Expert and Personal Brander: Siddhant Thakran.

Siddhant Kumar travelled a very inspiring and impactful journey towards the road to success. He carries a great unique point of view towards the market with great insights and a brilliant approach.


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Shravan and Sanjay Kumaran

Sanjay and Shravan Kumaran - Founder of GoDimensions
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The youngest Indian entrepreneurs, Shravan and Sanjay are siblings merely of age 17 and 15 respectively. Together they built the mind-blowing digital platform, GoDimensions. Shravan and Sanjay are the youngest digital entrepreneurs of India.

GoDimensions are aimed to achieve the simplest and most convenient technical antidotes for digital media. Once in an interview, Shravan and Sanjay were asked about the reasons behind their success, they respond, "Reading a huge number of books and solving the problems that come on the way."

This sibling developed the mind-blowing application for both Android and iOS.

Advait Thakur

Advait Thakur - Founder of Apex Infosys
Advait Thakur - Founder of Apex Infosys

The 16-year-old Indian entrepreneur, Advait founded the brilliant Apex Infosys India. He started working with computers at the age of 6 and launched its first application at just 9 years old. Now, Advait has been working with several of Google's AI and Cloud platforms.

The brilliant Indian computer programmer with a very successful digital business. Moreover, Advait is a certified professional of some great companies like Bing, Google and Hubspot.

It's absolutely breathtaking that, Advait being so young, yet ranked 4th among the Top 20 entrepreneurs by the list of Wikia's Young Entrepreneurs of 2017.

His startup, Apex Infosys India includes several involvements of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and the IoT Sector.

Conclusion

There are plenty of entrepreneurs who have been brilliant and successful on digital platforms. Before you decide to initiate your startup, take a step hold and look for the business models of such successful entrepreneurs mentioned above.

They have contributed majorly to the successful growth of digital media. The digital platform has taken over almost all our essentials from traditional media to stores. It has given digital a new outlook which is tremendously popular. These experts would provide you with the best business idea for your startup to make it a success.

FAQs

What is an entrepreneur?

An entrepreneur is an individual who sets up a new business by taking a risk in order to make money.

What is a digital entrepreneur?

A digital entrepreneur is one who works in the digital media space and makes his living by selling digital media or downloads. In other words, a digital entrepreneur is anyone who works online in the digital environment.

What is a digital entrepreneur job?

A digital entrepreneur job is to utilise the reach and power of the internet to offer products or services for profit.

How do you become a digital entrepreneur?

  • Learn digital marketing skills - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Social Media Marketing (SMM).
  • Once you learn these skills, you can freelance in these fields.
  • You can start a digital marketing service or build products.
  • You can also become a social media influencer.
  • Start any services or products that you can offer virtually.

What are the 4 types of entrepreneurs?

The four types of entrepreneurs:

  • Coasting, opportunity comes to them (or it doesn't)
  • Conservative (very moderate use of resources, protecting existing resources)
  • Aggressive (proactive, all-in, actively seeks opportunity)
  • Innovator/Revolutionary (attains growth through innovation)

Who is the youngest digital entrepreneur?

Jeevan Tiwari is India's youngest digital entrepreneur and is also the youngest millionaire in India.

Who is a successful businessman in India?

Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, Azim Premji and Vijay Shekhar Sharma are some of the most successful businessmen in India.

Who is the richest entrepreneur?

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon is one of the richest entrepreneurs in the world with an estimated net worth of $177 billion.

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