India has witnessed an entirely new breed of entrepreneurs in the past couple of decades. Most of them do not belong from a rich background of the second generation of established businesses. They come from a middle-class background with dreams of building something new, with the least possible experience and resources. Inspirational stories are popping up almost every single day, with several unicorns announced every month.
The start-up space in India is tremendously exciting and has several inspirational human stories. These stories can motivate aspiring entrepreneur and help a corporate firm looking to charge up their employees. They can also help a trader seeking to motivate the channel partners to go beyond the obvious. Below mentioned is a list of the top five entrepreneur speakers who are business background professionals offering motivational and keynote speaking to inspire others. The Indian start-up space is hot and these flag-bearers are here to help you to motivate your stakeholder, while you look for achieving your aspirations.
Apart from being an entrepreneur, angel investor, mentor and public speaker, Ankur Warikoo is the CEO and co-founder of Nearbuy.com, India’s No.1 discovery and transaction platform. In 2011, he established the Groupon India business and was the APAC GM, until 2015.
Ankur’s diversity of experiences makes him a unique keynote speaker as he gets recognised with a wide range of business-related scenarios and can effectively customise his speech according to the theme and objective of an event. His journey incorporates a great mix of entrepreneurship, personal brand building and investment making in startups which makes him a worthy speaker for younger folks as well as senior leadership audiences.
Kanika Tekriwal is the founder and CEO of an online booking company JetSetGo that controls the chartering of 80% of India’s private jet and helicopter fleets. She was discovered with cancer at the age of 21. Not only her cancer diagnosis made her stronger, but also helped her to achieve her dreams fearlessly.
Kanika has received multiple accolades and acknowledgements. She was also named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, one among the BBC 100 Women in 2015, CNN’s 20 Under 40 and 30-Under-30 by Forbes Asia in 2016. Kanika can be the just right speaker for your event if you want to convey the message of passion, intensity, courage, commitment, entrepreneurship, determination, never give up attitude and realise one’s true potential.
Karan Bajaj is an Indian technology entrepreneur, best known as the founder and CEO of WhiteHat Jr.. This is an Edtech company specialising in distance learning. The company was acquired by BYJU’S in 2020. Karan Bajaj is also known for being the author of four novels.
The wide spectrum of experiences makes Bajaj a unique speaker as he gets recognised with a wide range of business-related scenarios. He can customise his speech according to the theme and objective of an event.
Based in Mumbai, Nikhil Taneja is a producer, writer, entrepreneur, storyteller and youth mental health advocate. Being in the media and entertainment industry for over a decade now, he is currently recognised as the co-founder and CEO of a youth media organisation called Yuvaa. It is a platform that creates purpose-driven entertainment for empowering young Indians.
He has delivered several talks on well-being, mental health, entrepreneurship, gender, masculinity, stress, youth understanding, work-life balance, storytelling and empowerment. He attended different places including IBM, Instagram, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Unacademy, Plum, etc. Nikhil Taneja is an excellent choice of motivational speaker for your event. He is continuously engaged in giving talks across India.
Being an entrepreneur and an ethical hacker, Saket Modi is often referred to as the “Indian Firewall”. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lucideus Tech, which is an online Cyber Security agency. It is involved in securing enterprise and government digital setups.
At the National Education Awards 2013, Modi has been awarded the title of “Indian Ambassador of Cyber Security in Education”. He was also a part of the Government of India’s committee initiated in 2014 for the preparation of vocational courses for the new sector ‘Cyber Security’ for NSQF (National Skills Qualification Framework) under AICTE.
Everyone needs inspiration and motivation to be on top of their game. The above-mentioned five entrepreneur keynote speakers can help you to find that passion in yourself. They also motivate you to become what you always wanted to be.
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