- Aparna Mishra-Founder & CEOAparna Mishra-Founder & CEO
Aparna Mishra, based out of Lucknow. Runs a virtual incubation and accelerator by the name " CafeBiz" wherein we nurture and handhold Entrepreneurs. Also an ISB Goldman Sach's fellow.
Its been a year and half since Is inception and as of now there are around 120 Entrepreneurs on the platform across India.
Its been 9 years into Entrepreneurship and prior to this 18 years of Corporate Experience in Companies like The Times Of India, Reliance Communications and Revlon. My core domain areas are Sales, Strategy, Marketing & Operations.
Been a mentor with IIT Kanpur, AIC Vanasthali, Naman Angels and with many events like Catapooolt ( two years consecutive), Cherie Blair foundation WE Can program.
Along with mentor with NEN, Startup India Portal, UP State Startup portal, handholding partner with Standup Mitra.
- JeyalakshmiJeyalakshmiJeyalakshmi is the founder and proprietor of Universe Power Systems. Her educational background is in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. She is also a qualified teacher, trained dancer, choreographer and Carnatic singer. She received management education from ISB, Hyderabad with sponsorship from Goldman Sachs. Her first entrepreneurial venture was the dance school 'Nruthya Kendra' that she started in 1984. Driven by the passion to work in the area of power, she started Universe Power Systems in 1997, as a business partner of Tata Liebert for UPS. From no prior customer base, Universe grew to serve more than 2000 reputed companies in various segments like IT, healthcare, government, education and research. Under her efficient management, Universe has expanded its services to include "total" power solutions, green power, home and office automa-tion, BMS, precision cooling and data centers. Jeyalakshmi is the only independent woman business partner for Emerson Network Power India Pvt. Ltd. She attained enterpreneurial success in an entirely male dominated field in less than 5 years. She was awarded the Rashtriya Rattan Award on the occasion of Indira Gandhi's birthday in the year 2000 by the Global Economic Council for exceptional achievements in business. In 2008, Kannada Prabha, a popular Kannada daily, bestowed her with the title of 'Powerful Lady'. A book by the same title was released later that year. She was selected among 10000 women enterpreneurs across the world by Goldman Sachs and her management education at ISB was sponsored. Jeyalakshmi is also involved in motivating women to take up entrepreneurial careers. She is a member of the Advisory Board Council of Acharya Institute of Management, Bangalore. Her long term goals are to manufacture power products that are affordable to all, and serve India by encouraging women entrepreneurs. Featured in The CEO Magazine "25 most influential women in India 2017" Featured in DQ Week cyber media magazine "Top 10 IT Durgas of India"
- Dr. Rajni Agarwal-MentorDr. Rajni Agarwal-MentorBrief Profile of Dr. Rajni Aggarwal President Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs(FIWE). Dr. Rajni Aggarwal is a recipient of several merit awards for outstanding performance and productivity She has received the prestigious “ Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World Award” from the National Association of Business Women Owners and the Star Group of the United States in 1997. Lifetime Achievement Award from Greece Business Women Association in 2002’ She is the Managing Director of Sears International Private Ltd, Proprietor of Shree Ganpati Exports, and Director of Sears Retail Holding Private ltd.,Director of Art Elements Gallery. She has been invited by several organizations in India and abroad to present technical papers at several meetings organized by the Asian Productivity Council, Tokyo, OECD, World Assembly of Small and Medium Enterprises, UNIDO, UN Global Summit of women entrepreneurs at London, CIPE USA, UNIDO Baharain DR. Aggarwal had led a number of women delegations to several conferences e.g., International conferences of the IFWE held in Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, Ghana and India. Founder President of the Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs (FIWE),