The Billion dollar businesses that rule every industry seem out of reach. All the Indian entrepreneurs listed below have one thing in common: a clear vision and determination to succeed and that is why they are among the most successful entrepreneurs in India. Here we have prepared a list of successful Indian entrepreneurs and their contributions to society who have done something different to improve the Indian economy and inspire other Indian entrepreneurs.
Top 10 Indian Entrepreneurs’ Success Stories
Dhirubhai Ambani – Founder of Reliance Industries
Dhirubhai Ambani was the founder of Reliance Industries. Now his sons Mukesh and Anil Ambani are the Managing Director and Chairman of Reliance Industries. Reliance Industries is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His son Mukesh took over telecom, natural resources, petrochemicals, energy, textiles, and retail.
Ratan Tata – Indian Entrepreneur and Indusrialist
Ratan Tata is an Indian businessman, philanthropist, and businessman. He was the chairman of the Tata Group from 1991 until his retirement.
He headed major Tata companies like Tata Steel, Tata Teleservices, Tata Global Beverages, Tata Motors, Tata Power, and Tata Chemicals. Tata Group’s revenue grew to over $100 billion during his tenure in 2011-12. Tata has achieved global leadership in its business.
Narayan Murthy – Co-founder of Infosys
Narayan Murthy is the founder of Infosys. Infosys is a global software consulting company from Bangalore.
From 1981 to May 2002 Murthy served as CEO of Infosys and as the Chairman and Chief Mentor from 1981 to 2011. As Chairman Emeritus, he served from August 2011 to May 2013. Infosys was listed on NASDAQ in 1999 during his leadership.
Azim Premji – Chairman of WIPRO Limited
In 1945, Mohammed Hashim Premji, father of Azim Premji established Western Indian Vegetables Products Ltd in Amalner, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Western Indian Vegetables Products Ltd used to manufacture vegetable oils first so-called Vanaspati and also manufacture laundry soap named Chandrika, and Santoor.
After the death of his father, Azim Premji took over the company, by leaving his studies at Stanford University, USA.
Lakshmi Mittal – Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal
India’s richest person is Lakshmi Mittal. He lagged in the ranking of falling steel prices due to a global supply glut caused by rising Chinese exports. According to them, write-downs in its iron ore mining business led to some loss.
Anand Mahindra – Chairman of Mahindra and Mahindra
Anand Mahindra, Chairman of the highly successful Mahindra Group, is one of Fortune Magazine’s 50 Greatest Leaders in the World. The Mumbai-based businessman is an alumnus of Harvard University.
He is the chairman of the Mahindra Group, a multinational conglomerate that dominates several global markets. Anand Mahindra is also a recipient of the Padma Bhushan Award and is the President of the World Economic Forum.
Dr. Verghese Kurie – Father of the White Revolution (AMUL)
Dr. Kurian was the founder-president of GDMMF from 1973 to 2006 also a social entrepreneur. He is the reason behind Amul’s success. Amul-Anand Milk Union Limited is an Indian milk cooperative based in Anand, Gujarat.
It was created in 1964. Amul is a brand managed by a cooperative organization and 3.6 million milk producers in Gujarat collectively known as Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd.
Shiv Nadar – Founder and Chairman of HCL
Shiv Nadar was born in 1945 in Tiruchendur, Tamil Nadu. In 1967, he started his career at Cooper Engineering of Valchand Group in Pune. In 1976, he paid Rs. Started HCL with an investment of Rs. 187,000 from six founders. He entered the international market in 1980 with the launch of Far East Computers in Singapore to sell IT hardware.
Jamalal Bajaj and Rahul Bajaj – Indian Industrialist, Founder of Bajaj Group
Bajaj Group is among the top 10 business groups in India. They are involved in industries, automobiles (two-wheelers, three-wheelers), home appliances, iron & steel, insurance, finance, travel, etc.
The group’s flagship company ranks as the world’s fourth largest two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturer.
Sunil Mittal – Indian Entrepreneur and Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises
Sunil Bharti Mittal is an Indian businessman, chairman, and founder of Bharti Enterprises. It has interests in telecom, retail, financial services, agricultural products, etc.
Bharti Airtel Group is the 3rd largest telecom company in the world. It has a customer base of over 300 million customers across South Asia and Africa.