Top 10 most influential Indian SME business leaders to look out for in 2023

India has some of the most inspiring Indian SME business leaders and entrepreneurs in the world. These entrepreneurs have made a name for themselves & have always inspired us. As the year 2022’s journey is ending & 2023 is making its way to blaze a trail. We brought you the top 10 most influential business leaders of 2022. These stories are sure to motivate & encourage you on your own entrepreneurial journey.

Rajeev Baid, Founder, Chai Chun

Rajeev Baid is the MD of Chai Chun, India’s first tea boutique, Okayti Tea Estate, one of the finest tea estates of Darjeeling and Evergreen Tea Group.

Pallavi Utagi, Founder, SuperBottoms

Pallavi Utagi founded a brand called SuperBottoms, an online-first sustainable brand of reusable cloth diapers and baby products.

Samarth Bajaj, Founder, The Designer’s Class

Samarth Bajaj started ‘The Designer’s Class’ to set out on a mission to make premium education affordable for all.

Amar Tulsiyan, Founder & CEO of Niine Private Ltd

Amar Tulsiyan started Niine Movement to raise awareness about menstrual hygiene in the country before launching Niine sanitary napkins and baby diapers.

Gagandeep Singh, Founder,

A Chandigarh based entrepreneur Gagandeep Singh founded aiming to change the way weddings are organised.

Vikas Aggarwal, Founder & MD- Ipower Batteries Pvt Ltd

Vikas Aggarwal saw EV battery manufacturing as a golden opportunity and launched Ipower Batteries Pvt.

Rishi Das, CEO & Co-founder, IndiQube

Rishi Das, Co-founder & CEO of IndiQube, which is a startup providing end-to-end workspace solutions leveraging technology.

Mitresh Sharma- Founder, First Bud Organics

With the mission of bringing nature’s original purity right to your doorstep, Mitresh Sharma founded First Bud Organics.

Sahil Kothari- Founder, Sahil Kothari Training and Consultancy

Motivational speaker Sahil Kothari is the founder of “Sahil Kothari Training and Consultancy,”

Dr. Milind R Agarwal- Founder & CEO, Quickwork

Dr. Milind R Agarwal founded Quickwork in 2015, which is poised to become the world’s leading real-time integration and API platform.


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