Entrepreneurship can be defined as the process of beginning a business or an organization. For this purpose, an entrepreneur develops a business plan and acquires the required manpower and other resources. He alone remains responsible for the success and failure of the business. India has made admirable strides in almost every field in the recent years. Along with the development of the primary sector, the country remains steadfast to development in the tertiary sector.
List of Top 5 Youngest Entrepreneurs from India
The past few years have witnessed an exemplary growth in the number of talented entrepreneurs who pose a promise to take India to new heights. These young minds have a vision, a dream, and the caliber to develop ideas and convert them into action. Among these are few young minds whose vision has taken flight from a very small age.
King Siddharta has roots in Northern India where he belonged to a backward family. At the age of nineteen, he formed an association with few of his friends and began organizing small-scale events for teens. Their earnings were restricted to the entry fee charged by them for entry to these competitions and events. King Siddharth has traveled a long way since then. Today, he organizes large conferences called Createens. It gives an opportunity to young students to learn blogging and entrepreneurship. He also stands to fame as a speaker, author, and magazine publisher helping and encouraging talented aspirants on their journey.
Arjun Rai is known to have developed the entrepreneur mindset right from the age of seven. At that age, he used to sell knickknacks that he found around his house. Along with his cousin, he set up a shop outside his grandmother’s place, selling leftover wildflower necklaces for 25 cents. He got inspired by TV shows which made him think of entrepreneurship in an entirely different way. He was quick to set up an online identity through LinkedIn in the hope of learning more about the art of entrepreneurship. Today he leads his venture OdysseyAds.
Farrhad Acidwalla began his entrepreneurship with a small borrowing of 10$ from his parents. He made use of this money to buy his first domain name. This saw the beginning of the success of the man as he began building a web community devoted entirely to aviation and aero modeling. Owing to its huge success he sold it at a profitable margin. Today, he has launched Rockstah Media, his own company, devoted to web development and branding. He has successfully connected many developers, designers, and market strategists to guide the company to success. He was born in Pune, Maharashtra in India. He completed his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim.
Ankur Jain is the son of Naveen Jain, who is the founder of Infospace and Intellius. Carrying forward the legacy of entrepreneurship in his genes, Ankur Jain began his own venture named Starnium at the mere age of 12. He graduated from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in May 2011. Joining hands with his college mates in Wharton, Ankur Jain has started a society ‘Kairos’. This society runs a fellowship program that aims at bringing together undergraduate entrepreneurs from around the world. Kairos hosted its third annual global summit at the United Nations, New York Stock Exchange, and Rockefeller Estate, and also showcased 50 of the most innovative ventures launched by the society’s fellows.
Shravan Kumaran and Sanjay Kumaran
These two are regarded to be India’s youngest entrepreneurs. The 14 and 12 aged brothers are the founders of Go Dimensions, which is an app development unit. They made this development together in the year 2011 back in their hometown Chennai. Since then, the tech geek brothers have developed around 11 apps which are available for download on the apple App store as well as Android platform through the play store. These apps have been a major success with a multitude of downloads. The brothers have also made various presentations at IIM-B as well as TedX conference.
To sum up, these young entrepreneurs have an array of thoughts and ideas, a young vision and motivation to make their dream a reality. They are adept at combining their vision with creativity and hard work to transform their perception into reality. The result is a stream of new concepts and products being introduced in the market. This has been possible because of learning business concepts since a very young age. These people have moved ahead to become entrepreneurs and earned global recognition for the same. Their ideology and thoughts are such that they can inspire any budding entrepreneur to explore and develop his art. We hope even you people take some inspiration from these guys and work harder in life.