While there are many who would tell you not to get into business with your life partner, there are a few inspiring couplepreneurs who are proving them wrong! Here are five such inspiring couples, who started businesses together and turned them into successful ventures.
1. Wife-Husband duo Shubhra Chadda and Vivek Prabhakar founded Chumbak
This inspiring couple married in 2005 and started the successful venture Chumbak in 2009. Chumbak is a lifestyle brand that is quite famous for its quirky home décor and fashion accessories. The venture is based in Bangalore and has 54 retail stores across the country. Chumbak also sells the items online across different e-commerce platforms.
2. Wife-Husband duo Upasana Taku and Bipin Preet Singh founded Mobikwik
Upasana Taku and Bipin Preet Singh started the company Mobikwik in 2009, a brand that provides a wide range of services including mobile phone-based payment systems, digital wallets. While Upasana is the director of the firm, Bipin is the CEO of the company. This inspiring couple has been working together for 12 years.
3. Wife-Husband duo Vineeta Singh and Kaushik Mukherjee founded Sugar Cosmetics
Yes, the next on the list is our favorite Shark Tank India judge, Vineeta Singh. Vineeta Singh co-founded Sugar Cosmetics with her husband Kaushik Mukherjee. The couple started the venture in 2015. While Vineeta is the CEO of the company, Kaushik is the COO.
4. Wife-Husband duo Mehak Sagar and Anand Sahani started WedMeGood
The couple met during the internship in 2008 and tied the knot in 20012. And after two years, the couple founded WedMeGood in February 2014. The venture is a wedding portal that provides a list of all important vendors from photographers to makeup artists to decorators to jewellery brands to catering firms. Anand, who is the CEO, makes a perfect team with Mehak, who leads content and digital marketing.
5. Wife-Husband duo Ghazal Alagh and Varun Alagh started Mamaearth
Next couple on the list is another Shark Tank India judge Ghazal Alagh who founded Mamaearth with her husband Varun Alagh in August 2016. While Varun Alagh is the CEO of Mamaearth, Ghazal Alagh is the Chief Innovation Officer.
These successful couples have not only built successful marriages, but also managed to build successful businesses together.