Women are streamlining a path for the younger generation to follow in the business world. According to Inc42 unicorn tracker, 79% of Indian unicorns with a female founder were incorporated after 2011
After the pandemic, 11 out of 15 startups with a female founder attained a valuation of $1 Bn.
Divya Gandotra Tandon is one such young entrepreneur from Jammu and Kashmir, who is racing through her entrepreneurial journey in the current environment and trying to make a name for herself.
Divya Gandotra Tandon was born on 5 June 2002 in Jammu and Kashmir, India to Sachin Tandon and Namrata Gandotra. She completed her secondary education at Kendriya Vidyalaya in Jammu and then moved to the Prince Institute of Innovative Technology Greater Noida for her further studies.
Youtuber to Entrepreneur
When Divya Was 15 years old, she started a YouTube channel in which she used to unbox the latest trending gadgets. But it didn’t give her as much success as she desired.
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She did not give up and started a new youtube channel “Tech Divya” which has approximately 30K subscribers today.
She made videos of unboxing new and trendy technical gadgets in the market. She also provided reviews and tutorials on how to use an item. Speaking about her experience in an interview, Divya stated, “I may not be a good content creator for myself but my audience knows me better, they support me and love my content that I create”. She also said, “I was literally inspired by the movie Secret Superstar, this movie motivated me more and more to create my content”. This channel helped aid her growth and success in the technical and entrepreneurial fields.
The young and aspiring 19-year-old decided to join ASTNT Technologies Private Limited and is currently the Chief Operating Officer.
- Received the Entrepreneur Young Achievers award in Delhi.
- Received the Incredible Indian Icon award in Indore.
- Featured in the list of Top Young Indian CEOs by MoneyControl.
- Recognized as the “Tech Girl” in the Youtube community.
- Collaborated with assorted brands like Lazy Gardener, Aquaconnect, ASCENT Technologies, and many more.
- Started ScoopBeats which has a 90,000+ active audience.
- Authored two self-published books: the 56-page The Secret Behind Creativity and the 54-page Life: The journey of self-discovery.
Divya Gandotra Tandon is also a celebrity manager, a social media manager, and an influential figure. At just 19 years of age, she has worked for more than 500 individual stars, influencers, and companies. Like most of today’s youth, she is a big fan of technology. Her goal is to engage audiences and deliver the best content.