ShopClues Co-Founder Radhika Aggarwal honored as ASSOCHAM Entrepreneur of the year 2017

Posted by: at 8/18/2017 04:18:00 am


New Delhi, 18th August 2017:  Ms. Radhika Aggarwal, Co-Founder of ShopClues, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, was today honored with ASSOCHAM’s Entrepreneur of the Year award on the occasion of World Entrepreneurs Day 2017. The ceremony was part of a one-day National Conference that was held today at The Leela Palace, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.

The purpose of the conference was to celebrate and promote India's entrepreneurial talent and their achievements. Radhika Aggarwal is being acknowledged as India's most successful internet entrepreneur and the first and only woman in the Unicorn Club.

The event was attended by Minister of Development of North Eastern Region, PM Office – Dr. Jitendra Singh who presented the award to Ms. Aggarwal at the meet.
ShopClues Co-Founder Radhika Aggarwal honored as ASSOCHAM Entrepreneur of the year 2017


Ms. Radhika Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CBO, ShopClues, said, “I am honoured to be chosen for this award by ASSOCHAM. The challenges of being an entrepreneur are the same, for men and women. I believe that both men and women entrepreneurs should be treated equally. I now see it as my responsibility to foster young talent of both sexes and set a good example of reaching for excellence. At ShopClues, we are trying to create a culture where we invest in and encourage the next gen to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set where we embrace each of our tasks and roles with honesty, focus and passion. Lastly, I would like to thank the Government of India who have supported our ideas and encouraged us to do better every-day.”

Other significant awards that were distributed at the conference were -

1.     Startup of the year – Ola Cabs

2.     Best Women Entrepreneur of the year – Ms. Upasana Taku, Co -Founder & Director, MobiKwik Systems Pvt. Ltd

3.     Best Investors Award – Brookfield Assets Management



About ShopClues

Headquartered in Gurgaon, ShopClues was founded in 2011, as a preferred e-commerce destination for Real India - Buyers and Sellers in tier 2, tier 3, 4 cities and beyond.  With more than 100 million monthly visits, over 20 million listed products, 5,00,000 + merchants, over 7000 online brand stores, ShopClues services 30,000 pin codes across India.

Spearheaded by Sanjay Sethi & Radhika Aggarwal, ShopClues (an Indian subsidiary of Clues Network Inc., a US Corporation) was deemed a Unicorn in 2016 with the E Series Funding by Sovereign Wealth Fund GIC Pte Ltd. Other investors include Tiger Global Management LLC, Helion Venture Partners & Nexus Venture Partners.


About ASSOCHAM 

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) is one of the apex trade associations of India. The organisation represents the interests of trade and commerce in India, and acts as an interface between industry, government and other relevant stakeholders on policy issues and initiatives. The goal of this organisation is to promote both domestic and international trade, and reduce trade barriers while fostering conducive environment for the growth of trade and industry of India.



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