Talent and people skills were some of the major change agents in the crisis year and the Indian entrepreneurs sought opportunities when all else seemed doomed. In line with this, BW Disrupt celebrated some of the youngest minds whose ideas were not only path-breaking in their own businesses but also in their sectors and overall economic landscape.
BW Businessworld recently organised the 4th edition of BW Disrupt 40 under 40 Awards and Summit which was a quest for the most influential leaders of the year.
The eminent jury included names like Bhaskar Pramanik, Senior Advisor, Rothschild & Co., Board Member & Independent Director TCNS Clothing Company; Saurav Banerjee, Venture Partner, Kalaari Capital; Rohit Bhayana, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Lumis Partner; Ashutosh Garg, Storyteller, Author, Business Coach; Anil Ahuja, Founder, 88tuition; Kartik Radia, Managing Partner, Mazars India LLP; Sanjay Kadaveru, Founder & President, Action For India; Vani Gupta Dandia, Founder, CherryPeachPlum Growth Partners; Dr. A Velumani, Creator, Thyrocare; Sunandan Bhanja Chaudhury, Executive Partner, The Taplow Group and Joji George, Co-founder, Gonuts.com.
BW Disrupt 40 under 40 winners 2020:
|Name ||Designation ||Organisation |
|Abhinav Khare||CEO & Board Member||Asianet News Network|
|Able Joseph||Founder & CEO||Aisle|
|Aditi Handa||Co-Founder & Head||The Baker's Dozen|
|Aman Gupta||Co-Founder & CMO||boAt Lifestyle|
|Amith Agarwal||Co-Founder & CEO||Agribazaar |
|Anand Ayyadurai||CEO||Vogo Automotive|
|Anshul Singhal ||Managing Director||Welspun One Logistics Parks|
|Arjun Deshpande||Founder & CEO||Generic Aadhaar|
|Ashneer Grover||Co-Founder & CEO||BharatPe|
|Bindu Subramaniam||Founder||SaPa in Schools|
|Deep Bajaj||Founder||Sirona Hygiene|
|Deepak Sahni||Founder & CEO||Healthians|
|Dipali Mathur Dayal||Co-Founder & CEO||Super Smelly|
|Gaurav Parchani||Co-Founder & Tech||Dozee|
|Kanika Gupta Shori ||Founder & COO||Square Yards|
|Karan Gupta||CEO||Alchemy Group|
|Kartik Johari||VP-Marketing & Commerce||Nobel Hygiene|
|Ketan Kothari||Director||Augmont Enterprises |
|Kunaal Dudeja||Founder & CEO||Virohan|
|Nikhil Kamath||Co-Founder & CIO||True Beacon & Zerodha |
|Nishanth Chandran||Founder & CEO||TenderCuts|
|Nitin Bindlish||Founder & CEO||Mom's Belief|
|Omkar Shirhatti||Co-Founder & CEO||Karza Technologies|
|Ravi Kumar||Co-Founder & CEO||Upstox|
|Ravi Saraogi||Co-Founder & President||Uniphore|
|Saahil Goel||Co-Founder & CEO||Shiprocket|
|Sahil Malik ||CEO||Da Milano|
|Sahil Vachani||CEO & Managing Director||Max Ventures Industries Limited.|
|Sakshi Tulsian||Co-Founder||POSist Technologies|
|Shauravi Malik||Co-Founder||Slurrp Farm|
|Tarun Kumar Bansal||President||Sagacious Research|
|Rahul Aggarwal & Varun Aggarwal||Founders||Designhill|
|Varun Chopra||Co-Founder & CEO||Eduvanz Financing|
|Vivek Srivastava||Co-Founder & CEO||Health Care at Home India|
More than 190 entries were received out of which 111 were shortlisted for the jury and then 40 winners were announced in a virtual award ceremony which was preceded by a day-long summit of India’s top entrepreneurs. Four legs of jury meet were held and over 30 hours were spent by the jury to arrive at the final 40 winners.
The event featured immersive experiences and conversations that will help entrepreneurs and others in business fields get valuable real-time feedback from the audience, and also help personalities think through the importance of innovative and visionary thinking in business.