Top 5 Indian Teen Entrepreneurs, you might not have heard of!

Innovating does not have an age. Winning ideas can come to any person whether young or old and can be turned into success stories if worked upon diligently. It’s not often that we see the younger generation of India excelling at different fields, but these young Indian entrepreneurs are proving to the world that age is merely a number and all you need to begin your journey of entrepreneurship is an idea and the will to execute it! Here are some Indian teen entrepreneurs that you might not have heard of:


1. Trishneet Arora (Founded TAC Security at the age of 19)



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Trishneet’s journey to success began when he was merely 9 years of age, i.e., when his interest in computers piqued. He then moved on to discover the world of cybersecurity and ethical hacking at 14. That’s when he decided to drop out of school to further pursue his passion for ethical hacking by becoming an author. In 2013, he wrote “The Hacking Era” and at simultaneously launched his venture “TAC Security” which he started with ₹75,000. Since launching the company, Trishneet has been listed among the 50 Most Influential Young Indians by GQ Magazine, received funding and support from angel investors and VPs and also has a day, "Trishneet Arora Day", named after him, by the Mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico! Despite not having a formal education, Arora managed to achieve milestones with products like ESOF that are used by the US government.

At present, TAC Security is targeting a revenue of $1 billion by 2025.

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2. Tilak Mehta (Founded Paper N Parcels at the age of 13)



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Inspired by his own personal need for books from another part of the city, Tilak came up with the idea of “Paper N Parcels”, a logistics service startup dedicated to delivering documents and parcels within the city of Mumbai with assured intra-day delivery. He also managed to rope in the famous Dabbawalas of Mumbai” to help with the last mile distribution. At present, PNP operates through a Mobile App, employs 200 on its own and has a network of 300+ Dabbawala partners, through whom it is handling nearly 1,200 deliveries daily. He is one of the youngest entrepreneurs in the country and now aims to target a 100 Cr turnover for PNP.


3. Sreelakshmi Suresh (Founded eDesign Technologies at the age of 10)

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She’s often been referred to as the “World’s Youngest CEO” and “World’s Youngest Web Designer”. Kerala based Sreelakshmi Suresh was only 4 years old when she began using computers and discovered her passion for Web Design.

Not long after, she created her very first website at the age of 6! In 2009, she was just 10 when she launched her venture “eDesign Technologies” and went on to receive many national and international awards. Till date, she has created over 100 websites for various recognized organizations!


4. Shravan and Sanjay Kumaran (Founded GoDimensions at the ages of 10 and 12)

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Brothers Sanjay and Shravan have been developing Apps for Android and iOS since 2012 through their company “GoDimensions”. Their interest in App development led them to read several books and learn programming. Their first app was “Catch me Cop” after which they developed over 11 mobile apps with 70,000+ downloads and an emergency dialer for elders as well as youngsters called “Emergency Booth”.


5. Advait Thakur (Founded Apex Infosys India at the age of 12)


Advait was intrigued by computers from an early age. He learned computer programming at the age of 6 and launched his website at the age of 9. A Google and Microsoft certified computer programmer, he launched Apex Infosys India in 2015, which is an Accredited Domain Name Registrar and a service that provides Digital Solutions. Apex Infosys India is involved primarily in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & IOT Sector. He’s Google, Bing and HubSpot Certified and has worked with Google’s AI and Cloud Platform as well.

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