On World Entrepreneurs’ Day delve into the views of visionary entrepreneurs who have left an indelible mark on the landscape and continue to inspire the next generation of trailblazers.
As the world rapidly evolves, entrepreneurs continue to play a pivotal role in driving innovation, fostering economic growth, and shaping the future of industries. On this World Entrepreneurs’ Day, we come together to celebrate the daring spirit and unwavering determination of those individuals who dare to dream big and transform their ideas into reality. This day not only acknowledges the remarkable achievements of business person but also highlights the essential role they play in building resilient economies and fostering a culture of innovation. Delve into the views of visionary business person who have left an indelible mark on the landscape and continue to inspire the next generation of trailblazers.
Om Malviya, President of Tezos India, a blockchain adoption entity
“On this special day, Tezos India would like to thank all the blockchain believers for their constant innovation and path breaking Dapps (decentralised apps) on Tezos Blockchain. Our 75000+ strong community is an astounding statement of successful blockchain adoption in India. I am proud to be an entrepreneur, and I am inspired by the work of other business persons who are using blockchain technology to make a difference. Tezos India is committed to nurturing the next generation of “Block preneurs” who will use this technology to solve real-world problems and build a more equitable and sustainable world. We believe that India has the potential to be a global leader in blockchain innovation. We are excited to be a part of this journey and to help make India the center of block chain innovation.”
Shivam Thakral, CEO of BuyUcoin “An entrepreneur creates something valuable from nothing. It’s about the courage to take risks and the determination to achieve their business goals. I want to celebrate the business person who are changing the world with their Blockchain and digital asset ventures. Even during the funding winter, Web3 entrepreneurs kept going by cutting operational costs some of them going to the extent of letting go their salaries just to keep their company alive. The Startup India program has been instrumental in creating a fertile startup ecosystem in India where great ideas are nurtured and turned into global businesses. The new breed of Web3 business person is using cutting-edge technology to solve real-world problems and create new opportunities for young talents. I admire business person who are deploying digital assets and blockchain tech to deliver financial services to the unbanked population around the world. Entrepreneurs need the support of regulatory authorities and the establishment to turn their ideas into reality and we are hopeful that the upcoming G20 meet will engage in a constructive dialogue around policy framework for digital assets.”
Dilip Modi, Founder, Spice Money
“Entrepreneurs play a vital role in driving industrial growth and expanding economies. India now stands as the third-largest global hub for startups, boasting 107 unicorns worth $340.79 billion collectively, projected to grow to 250 by 2025 according to The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2022. These innovative startups have successfully tackled challenges in IT, education, healthcare, and agriculture, garnering global recognition.
Entrepreneurs embody the essence of dreamers, risk-takers, and innovators who are reshaping the world. My entrepreneurial journey is a tapestry woven with innovation, determination, and an unyielding pursuit of impact. I embarked on my entrepreneurial journey early in life, envisioning technology as a force capable of reshaping landscapes, transcending boundaries, and serving as a key enabler for achieving inclusive growth. Through diverse endeavors, I’ve discovered that entrepreneurship’s true power lies in empowering and driving meaningful change, beyond mere profits. My journey emphasizes that an business person’s legacy isn’t measured solely in personal gains but in the positive impact on individuals, communities, and the larger society.
The successful journey of Spice Money taught me that even audacious ideas can flourish when driven by genuine service and empowerment and how collective wisdom can elevate communities. Through its innovative platform, it empowers youth, unlocking their inner entrepreneur, and creating a path for them to become “nanopreneurs.” Currently, Spice Money has a network of more than 12.7 lakh Adhikari/nanopreneurs, serving and positively impacting the lives of people in emerging India. This forward-looking initiative not only champions entrepreneurship but also envisions a future where the youth take center stage in shaping the business landscape. On this World Entrepreneurs Day, I would like to celebrate the indomitable spirit of entrepreneurship and extend my heartfelt appreciation to all the dedicated entrepreneurs who relentlessly endeavor to propel India’s trajectory to new heights.”
Rahul Pagidipati, CEO, ZebPay
“Entrepreneurs are the driving force behind progress, pushing boundaries and redefining possibilities. In my journey as an entrepreneur, I’ve witnessed firsthand the power of resilience and determination. It’s not just about the wins; it’s about the lessons learned from failures and the unwavering commitment to keep moving forward. The startup ecosystem, especially in India, is a testament to the incredible resourcefulness and creativity that entrepreneurs bring to the table.
In the ever-evolving landscape of technology startups, there’s a dynamic synergy between innovation and entrepreneurship. The world of crypto, in particular, exemplifies this convergence. According to a Gartner survey, the market value of blockchain technology is anticipated to surge to $3.1 trillion by the start of the next decade. Tech entrepreneurs have the opportunity to harness the potential of blockchain and crypto to enhance financial systems and foster financial inclusion on a global scale.
As we navigate a world of rapid technological advancements, entrepreneurs must stay adaptable and open to new ideas. Embracing the transformative potential of blockchain can lead to groundbreaking solutions in areas such as decentralized finance, supply chain management, and beyond. I strongly believe that these technologies offer not only financial empowerment but also a new paradigm for transparent and secure transactions. I will continue to work towards fostering an environment that nurtures and supports the goal of providing equitable access to financial independence for all.”
Avinash Shekhar, CEO & Founder, TaxNodes
“In the realm of entrepreneurship, India stands out as a beacon of transparency and credibility. Its tech startup arena ranks third globally, a testament to our unwavering innovation. The entrepreneurs here exhibit remarkable resilience, transforming visions into reality.
World Entrepreneurs’ Day shines a spotlight on the vibrant spirit of innovation in India. Here, more people are taking the exciting leap into entrepreneurship, crafting their own paths to success. It’s a reminder that starting something new isn’t limited by age or conventional expectations. My journey with TaxNodes, a platform designed to simplify crypto taxation, is a testament to the power of creativity, resilience, and the pursuit of impact. Just as every entrepreneur faces challenges, we’ve navigated the complexities of taxation to simplify and empower. This day applauds not only accomplishments but also the inspiring stories of entrepreneurs who choose a unique road. As we celebrate, let’s recognize how the entrepreneurial spirit, when embraced, can reshape lives and make a lasting impact.
In this dynamic scenario, TaxNodes emerges as a catalyst, empowering investors to seamlessly navigate regulations. We provide an array of tools and resources for comprehending crypto taxation and making informed investment decisions. Our mission aligns with an evolving future, marked by creativity and economic growth.”
Nick Bahl, Co-Founder, ReelStar
“Recently India emerged as the third largest tech startup ecosystem in the world, according to a report by NASSCOM. This is a testament to the unwavering spirit of innovation and the boundless determination that entrepreneurs infuse into the business landscape in this country. I applaud every entrepreneur’s courage to resilience in the face of adversity, and their ability to turn dreams into realities.
Our journey with ReelStar has been a story of translating vision into action, of breaking down barriers, and of relentless pursuit of excellence. Along this journey, we’ve learned invaluable lessons – the significance of adaptability, the power of embracing change, and the art of balancing risk with strategic foresight. This day is a reminder that entrepreneurship isn’t just about business; it’s about a mindset – a willingness to challenge norms and create meaningful impact.
As we mark the World Entrepreneurs’ Day, I see ReelStar as a cornerstone of change. Our platform catalyzes transformation, offering creators tools to monetize their passion. In India, where the creator economy grows at 25%, ReelStar becomes the springboard for their dreams. This aligns with our belief that the future embraces decentralized frameworks, amplifying creativity, connection, and economic prosperity.”
Rajesh Uttamchandani, Director at Syska Group ,“World Entrepreneur’s Day is an opportunity to recognize the innovative spirit and strong leadership embodied by entrepreneurs across the globe. It is a day to celebrate the forward-looking individuals who embarked on inspiring entrepreneurial journeys and, through their tireless efforts, forged thriving enterprises from the ground up. The revolutionary ideas and products they have conceived continue to enrich our lives and shape our collective future.
At Syska, we’ve expanded significantly beyond our core business of LED lights. This growth has been guided by the entrepreneurial vision and decisive actions of our leadership. Our accomplishments stem from an unwavering pursuit of excellence and a willingness to venture into new territories.
We wholeheartedly applaud the courage and dedication of each and every business person who accepts risk and embraces optimism in the face of uncertainty – becoming powerful and proud contributors to the India growth story.”
Kishan Jain, Director at Goldmedal Electricals, “As third-generation leaders, World Entrepreneurs’ Day holds a special significance for us at Goldmedal Electricals. It provides an opportunity to pay tribute to the rich legacy of entrepreneurship, continuous innovation and leadership that have shaped us as a company. A commitment to exploring new frontiers has driven Goldmedal Electricals to expand across multiple sectors right from the very beginning, serving as a key factor in our success.
Entrepreneurs face challenges with unyielding determination, embrace risk with optimism and navigate uncertainty to achieve their goals. They inspire us all with their work ethic and enrich our business landscape through their spirited efforts. We applaud these visionary individuals for their immense contribution to the nation’s growth story.”
Piyush Jalan, Co-Founder & COO at GOVO, “World Entrepreneurs’ Day is a golden opportunity to acknowledge and honour business person across the globe. It recognizes their tremendous dedication as they work tirelessly to build their ventures. At GOVO, a brand propelled by young and inventive minds, we keep the spirit of entrepreneurship alive through consistently striving for excellence and exploring new domains. As a challenger in the audio tech space, developing innovative solutions reshaping the sector, we feel a sense of kinship with the courageous disruptors and risk-takers who are enriching the entrepreneurial landscape. We wholeheartedly applaud and celebrate the immense contribution of entrepreneurs towards shaping a prosperous future for us all.”
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