Have you heard of the word Couplepreneur? Its simple, this a short form of couple-entrepreneur. While most people think entrepreneurship is a lone wolf thing and usually requires lot of sacrifices, here is a list of couplepreneurs who started the business together and are winning hearts with how they are able to manage love, home and business. India does not have a dearth of these today, you see.
Here is the list
1. Shubra Chaddha and Vivek Prabhakar – Chumbak
This couple went to make a brand that is so quirky and beautiful that it pretty much revolutionized the lifestyle of Indian urban setting. They decided one day to sell their home to start a business. Chumbak, based in Bangalore, has 54 retail stores across India and also sells it online on various e-commerce platforms.
2. Ghazal Alagh and Varun Alagh – MamaEarth
You must have seen Ghazal on Shark Tank. She and her husband went on to find Mamaearth that manufactures consumer products that are completely toxin and chemical free. For the financial year ending March 2021, the company had recorded a revenue of around Rs 460 crore and expected to close the ongoing financial year with at least double that revenue, as per Economic Times reports.
3. Rohan and Swati Bhargava – CashKaro
CashKaro is a cashback coupon website founded by the couple. It has become one of the most successful brands in India. Prior to this it was in London, it has been backed by investors like Tata and others. Compared to 2020, CashKaro witnessed an 8X jump in traffic and 5X growth in sales due to the recent shift in user behavior.
4. Anand Shahani and Mehak Sagar – WedMeGood
WedMeGood is a wedding portal that compiles a list of vendors from Photographers, Makeup Artists, Jewellery Brands, Decorators to help couples find the best professionals. While Anand is the CEO of WedMeGood, Mehak looks after content and digital marketing. The couple started it in 2014.
5. Vineeta Singh and Kaushik Mukherjee – SUGAR Cosmetics
SUGAR cosmetics is one of the leading cosmetics brands founded by Vineeta Singh and her husband Kaushik Mukherjee in 2015. As of 2022, Sugar Cosmetics boasts of a community of five million beauty enthusiasts across multiple platforms with a team of over 1500–75% of which are women. The brand has an omnichannel distribution network of over 10,000 retail outlets across 130 cities. Vineeta is also a shark on Shark Tank India.