So, practically there is no such field left where women have not proved their accolade in front of the world. They have been winning laurels in almost all fields in as well as across the globe. Shradha Sharma’s stint to launch YourStory in 2008 grew from the time when she was a journalist with CNBC TV18 and observed that there are lot any startups originating in our country and their stories are enriching enough to be told to the world.
YourStory was propelled with Sharma putting in ₹2 lakh as seed capital and it remained bootstrapped until 2015. It grabbed pace somewhere in the range of 2015 and 2017, when it packed away speculations from Ratan Tata and University of California, Berkeley, Kalaari Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, 3one4 Capital, and TV Mohandas Pai. In two rounds of subsidizing, YourStory raised $8.5 million. Sharma, who holds near a 50 percent stake in her organization, says it is assessed to post in excess of 70 percent year-on-year bounce in incomes for the money related year finishing March 2018. YourStory has been productive in some earlier years. Other than recounting pioneering stories, the Bengaluru-based YourStory intently collaborates with seed funders, quickening agents, CEOs of Indian unicorns, marquee speculators and compelling individuals from the administration, to support manufacture and extend the biological community they work in.
The endeavor, with in excess of 100 individuals on its rolls, has shelled out over 70,000 articles in 12 dialects, all things considered coming to (through content, recordings, online life and other computerized stages) more than 200 million individuals. YourStory pulls in 12.5 to 15 million site visits and 6 million novel guests a month. Not terrible for an endeavor that was begun with mechanical assistance from understudies at IIT-Bombay. Sharma, who experienced childhood in Patna and moved to New Delhi in 1997 to finish her lone wolf’s and graduate degrees in history from St Stephen’s College, says 2017 was a key year in which reportage of business visionaries and new companies in territorial dialects grabbed. The organization additionally propelled more items, including video arranges on YourStory TV. A year ago, the organization propelled YourStory Germany, which has content on the startup environment in Germany, which is viewed as one of the crucial centers for innovation and development in Western Europe. YourStory will go about as an extension between business visionaries in India and Germany. Sharma trusts that individuals would be increasingly fruitful in the event that they didn’t continually look for approval for themselves from others. “Try not to wear the marks that the world puts on you,” she says.
“Shradha has gained a semi-clique status, wandering into the new businesses world when few expounded on them. She has diligence and consistent focus. The greatest test for her currently is to advance from an organizer to a fruitful author administrator and manufacture a powerful group of pioneers,” says Mohandas Pai, previous Infosys chief and director of Manipal University. She additionally anticipates YourStory assuming the job of startup quickening agent and notwithstanding setting up its very own speculation store. “We are running accelerators for a lot of people. Will we start our own accelerators or a fund, let’s see. These things are all about the right time and for us the right time is now,” she says.