Radhika Aggarwal

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Radhika Ghai Aggarwal is an Internet entrepreneur and India's first woman to enter the Unicorn Club.[1] She is the co-founder of online marketplace ShopClues established in 2011 in silicon valley.[2] Currently, she serves as the Chief Business Officer of the company.[3]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Aggarwal was born to an Army family. Her father was in the Indian Army while her mother was a dietician. Her entrepreneurial venture started when her father decided to start his own health club in 1992, followed by the establishment of her own advertising agency in Chandigarh in 1997.[4]

Education[edit | edit source]

Aggarwal is an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis[5] and holds a post-graduation degree in advertising and public relations.[6] She was also part of an executive program at Stanford University.[5]

Career[edit | edit source]

Aggarwal worked in marketing for companies like Nordstrom in Seattle and strategic planning at Goldman Sachs.[4] She holds about 14 years of experience in the US in diverse sectors such as e-commerce, lifestyle, fashion, and retail.[6]

Awards and Recognition[edit | edit source]

  • Outlook Business Woman of Worth at Outlook Business Awards – 2016[7]
  • Woman Entrepreneur of the Year at Entrepreneur India Awards – 2016[8]
  • Exemplary Woman Entrepreneur of the Year at CMO Asia Awards – 2016
  • CEO of the Year Award at CEO India Awards – 2016

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "The glorious rise of Radhika Aggarwal, India's only Woman-Startup founder in the Unicorn Club". Business Insider. 8 March 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  2. "Meet Radhika Aggarwal, the first woman in India's unicorn club". Tech in Asia. 14 January 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  3. "ShopClues CBO Radhika Aggarwal on the rigors of an IPO". Business Insider. 15 August 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "ShopClues co-founder Radhika Aggarwal on the power of firm belief in one's potential and strong determination, to chart one's path". Outlook. 6 October 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Inspiring Stories Of Indian Women Entrepreneur: How They Stood Against The Society & Worked Against The Odds". Inc 42. 8 March 2015. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Newsmaker: Radhika Aggarwal & Sanjay Sethi". Business Standard. 14 January 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  7. "WOW – Women of Worth 2017 - Outlook Business". ow.outlookbusiness.com.
  8. "Entrepreneur India Congress 2017". www.entrepreneurindia.com.
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