Radhika co-founded ShopClues in 2011, to create a marketplace bringing the bazaars of India online and enabling online commerce for the 400mn consumers from tier 2 and tier 3 cities. The company achieved unicorn status in 2016 and merged with Qoo10 in 2019. Radhika has the distinction of being the only woman entrepreneur in the country to be felicitated by the President of India for being the ‘First Lady’ in e-commerce to co-found a unicorn company.
She began her entrepreneurial journey when she set up her own advertising agency back in 1997 before moving base to the US to do her MBA from Washington University, St Louis. She spent the next few years working at Goldman Sachs and Nordstrom in Seattle and subsequently launched FashionClues, a social portal for NRI women in 2007.
Her contribution to the business world has been further recognized through the multiple awards she has received over the years such as the CEO of the Year Award at CEO India Awards – 2016; Outlook Business Woman of Worth at Outlook Business Awards – 2016 and Exemplary Woman Entrepreneur of the Year at CMO Asia Awards – 2016, to name a few.
Radhika is a prolific start-up investor and is involved with various mentoring and coaching programs where she works with young entrepreneurs and women in business. She has a keen interest in clean living and believes that every step, small or large, is worth acknowledging. Radhika lives in Gurugram with her two sons.