The Moms Co. Mompreneurs Show for India's leading mom-led startups announces top 10 finalists

The show is backed by Start Up India, Stride Ventures, WhatsApp, Ficci Flo National Wing, Aspire For Her, 94.3 Radio One, Fever FM, Gurgaon Moms and DTC Insider

BuzzInContent Bureau
New Update
Post Thumb

The Moms Co. Mompreneurs Show, in a hunt for India's leading mom-led startups, has announced the top ten finalists, selected from a pool of registrations exceeding 100,000 from mompreneurs nationwide.

The final episodes of The Moms Co. Mompreneurs show, backed by Start Up India, Stride Ventures, WhatsApp, Ficci Flo National Wing, Aspire For Her, 94.3 Radio One, Fever FM, Gurgaon Moms and DTC Insider, are released on Youtube.

The jury members include a mix of internal leaders at The Good Glamm Group and external leaders all of whom are mothers themselves:

  • Naiyya Saggi, Group Co-founder, Good Glamm Group and CEO, The Good Community
  • Priyanka Gill, Venture Partner, Kalaari Capital & Group Co-founder, Good Glamm Group
  • Sukhleen Aneja, CEO, Good Brands Co., Good Glamm Group
  • Malika Sadani, Founder, The Moms Co.
  • Geetika Mehta, Managing Director, NIVEA India
  • Neeta Lulla, Founder, House of Neeta Lulla
  • Rashi Narang, Founder, Heads Up For Tails
  • Deepshikha Deshmukh, Co-Founder, Pooja Entertainment
  • Radhika Ghai, Founder and CEO,
  • Neelu Khatri, Co-founder and SVP Operations Akasa Air
  • Garima Sahney, Co-Founder, Pristyn Care
  • Tejas Parulekar, Founder, SaffronStays
  • Sairee Chahal, Founder & Chairperson, Mahila Money
  • Geeta Manjunath, Founder, CEO and CTO, Niramai Healthcare
  • Abhilasha Negi, Co-Founder, SanKash
  • Taru Kapoor, Ex General Manager of Tinder & Match Group
  • Priti Rathi Gupta, Founder, Lxme
  • Diksha Nigam, Manager, Startup India
  • Ankita Vashishtha, Founder & Managing Partner, Arise StrongHer Ventures
  • Jeevika Tyagi, Co-Founder and CEO, Aastey

There were also one on one interactions of finalists with entrepreneurs and celebrities such as Neha Dhupia, Faye D’Souza, Suhasini Sampath of Yoga Bar, Meghana Narayanan of Slurrp Farms, Sarah Shyam of Essajee Atelier amongst others.

Naiyya Saggi, Group Co-founder, Good Glamm Group and CEO, Good Community shared, "As a Founder and mother myself, I understand the ambition that each mompreneur has for building her business but equally appreciate how unique the journey can be for each mother. It's inspiring to see these mompreneurs defy  narratives of what motherhood can mean and create impactful ventures, paving the way for future generations of mom-led startups. Excited to unveil the top ten mompreneurs chosen from over 1 lakh registrations from across India and to see their journeys play out at the Mompreneurs Show."

Sukhleen Aneja, CEO, Good Brands Co., Good Glamm Group said, "We're super excited to be part of this journey, celebrating the incredible innovation and determination shown by each of the amazing mompreneurs. At The Moms Co we truly believe in empowering mothers & we’re thrilled to see each mompreneur bring a unique idea and product to the platform, navigating the challenges and victories of balancing motherhood with entrepreneurship."

The brand’s statement revealed the top 10 finalists to be:

  1. Neelima Bhardwaj, Club First Robotics - Development of Indian Tactical Combat Robot for Defence offering multi utility applications, allowing for the mounting of various units suitable for Defence purposes such as rescue, artillery, bomb diffusion, surveillance, and logistics transport.
  2. Preeti Rao K, Weljii - An award winning leading Health and Wellness Coach Institute, offering Certification Programs that train health professionals and wellness enthusiasts to explore opportunities in the current industry and expand personal horizons to help others live a healthy and well life.
  3. Harshita, Conscious - Offering the Spill-free clothing for kids and parents along with ergonomically designed comfort pillows, with a commitment to nurture and nourish mother earth, by using 100% GOTS Certified organic cotton.
  4. Sonali Deshmukh, Green Hills Agro Firm - Dried Delicious: Pouch of selected Dehydrated fruits & Veggies Targeting the Baby & Nutritional food markets. Healthy option to processed & raw foods, procured directly from farmers.
  5. Sonali Saraogi Singh, Feed Smart - Maximizing every family’s nutrition with minimal effort, offering products and solutions that address gaping challenges with the Indian diet.
  6. Shruti Rao, Contrivation Labs - Focused on Post Harvest automation solutions. Calyxtract is a fully automated solution to separate the Calyx and the Stem from Red chili pods, resulting in higher revenues, and longer storage, ensuring that people(women) do not work in hazardous work environments.
  7. Dr. Pooja Goswami, RAMJA Genosensor - First Indian paper based Genosensor device, which will detect bacterial infection and antibiotic resistance in 90 minutes.
  8. Jyoti Bharadwaj, TeaFit - An unsweetened beverage brand - rooted in Indian ingredients and Ayurvedic recipes, with a mission to rid India of sugar menace from traditional beverage brands by offering clean, unsweetened and world class beverage experience.
  9. Aarti Jadhav, Stashlers - Revolutionizing photo frames and creating stunning picture galleries, effortlessly. A patented polymer device, with no wall damage, precise positioning and customizable sets.
  10. Namisha Mishra, The Nature’s Vault - A glamping brand curating unforgettable outdoor escapes that combine nature's beauty with the comfort of luxury accommodations.

The brand’s press statement remarked that they received over 100,000 registrations, 15,000 individuals were shortlisted, out of which 80 underwent mentoring sessions top industry mentors: CEO and MD of Hindustan Times, Praveen Someshwar, Manmeet Nanda, Startup India, Arjun and Trisha Vaidya, Co-founders of Dr Vaidya’s,  advising regrowth strategies for  DTC brands, Archana Khosla Burman from Vertices Partners and more.

From this initial pool of 80, the top 10 contenders emerged after evaluation by a panel of experts. As the competition progresses into the finals week, these top 10 contenders will transition into the top 5, leading to the crowning of the winner and runners-up.

The winner will get a prize of 50 lakhs in cash and media grants. The first runner up will receive a prize of 33 lakhs in cash and media grants and the second runner up will win a prize of 17 lakhs in cash and media grants. 

Good Glamm Group Sukhleen Aneja Naiyya Saggi The Moms Co. Mompreneurs Show mom-led startups finalists