Nowadays, women are no less than men. They are rising day by day like sunshine in every field and we know that. From startups to well-established organizations, you will find women everywhere managing and running the whole business on their own responsibility. But being an entrepreneur requires a lot of hardships and struggle to come on the top spot. Today, we will talk about a woman entrepreneur name, Upma Kapoor who is a single mum and has become a woman entrepreneur who has launched Delhi and Gurugram based- Teal & Terra which is an organic beauty business.
Let’s know more about her:
To start her own business, she struggled a lot. She has managed to save somehow and took loans from her friends so that she could start her own business. And you know what she had started her organic beauty business in just Rs. 8 lakhs from which she has earned Rs. 2.4 crores as of now which is a whopping amount.
The struggle she faced throughout her life:
She had lost her parents in an accident and was taken care of by her elder sister. She also worked in the corporate sector and has a work experience of more than 15 years, but she had to quit her job as she was pregnant at that time. Not only this, but she also decided to live alone after getting divorced because of some personal reasons. Going through all this and bearing a lot of pain, she finally decided to launch her own startup in 2017.
She started her own organic beauty business:
She started her own business in 2017 after realizing that most of the Indian products are too expensive and they can’t beat with those imported ones. So, she decides to start a company of her own which makes use of only natural ingredients and without chemicals for making beauty products.
The tough challenges faced by her:
- To start her business, she faced many hardships in her life. As she was single-handed and had no funds to support her startup. She took the support from her family and friends to start her business.
- Secondly, the biggest challenge she needs to face is the competitions which are already present in the market and has taken over by big brands. But she did not fear and decided to put her best foot forward.
What are her future plans?
She is now planning to launch the complete winter care range plus baby care also. She is even planning to take her business on the next level and aims to achieve a target of Rs. 1.5 crore in the next few coming years.
Story Source: Marketing Mind