In a country where startups were not as encouraged, some people came and changed the whole perception. That all you need to have is some belief to be able to do anything. Since childhood, we’ve been enamoured by the stories of how people make it big. Though you would already know the people about whom I’m going to talk about here, still I’d like to brief them all out for you. Because for those who need some push, these are the people you need to learn about.

Flipkart’s formation:

If you’re quite aware of all the updates around you, then you’d know for a fact that the IIT-D alumni are the ones behind this e-commerce giant. Working for Amazon, these two decided to quit and establish something of the same kind in India as well. Just like Jeff Bezos(founder of Amazon), these two also started their business selling books online. Later with the years passing by, Flipkart started selling almost every household things that a person could deliver to his/her home. Growing like this, now Flipkart is worth $17 billion and now it is among the top 10 e-commerce sites all over the world. Such has been the growth for this Indian company.

2. Ola’s run:

One more of those frequently twirling word in our mouths. There wasn’t any Uber before OLA. Getting a cab was expensive and used a lot of effort to get connected with one. Then came the OLA service and since then cab booking has never been so easy. Almost every city in India is now connected with the OLA Cabs. Such is the market OLA has gained in recent years. Starting in 2010 by the two IIT-B graduates, Mr Bhavish Aggarwal and Mr Ankit Bhati, Ola has now turned into a US$5 billion company now.

3. Paytm’s cashback:

Cashback, the concept that has changed the way that online marketing deals with, in India. Such change has been brought into the Indian market and the only one who deserves the credit is Vijay Shekhar Sharma. Born in a small town near Delhi, he has managed to take his company to a net worth of $10 billion. That’s not it, last year a paytm bank has been introduced as well. Which will now probably take the worth of the company to a whole new level.


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