After a highly successful career spanning over 25 years in financial services, 18 of which were spent with the Kotak Mahindra group, Falguni Nayar decided to pursue her entrepreneurial drive with the launch of Nykaa.com, a women-centric beauty and wellness e-commerce portal.
Targeted exclusively at the contemporary urban Indian woman, Nykaa.com will offer a wide range of carefully selected, global beauty and wellness products. At Kotak, Falguni was the Managing Director of Kotak Investment Banking, a position she assumed in 2005, and Director of Kotak Securities.
Falguni holds a Masters degree in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad where she majored in Finance. She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics. Falguni received the FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) award for top woman achiever in the field of banking. She is a founding member of the Asia Society in India.