Shilpa Sharma has spent over three decades in the fashion and lifestyle retail space and the FMCG sector. In 2010, Shilpa quit her full-time job to live out her entrepreneurial dreams and set up a retail advisory practise to consult on strategic business projects. Passionate about ethnic, food and travel, she later launched a travel venture known as Breakaway, which focuses on planning and organising customised trips to offbeat destinations.
A couple of months later, she co-founded an e-commerce platform Jaypore which displays exquisite Indian handmade products. This venture aimed to bring high quality and high on the design work of Indian craftsmen to homes all over the world. Jaypore offers a curated platform offering a range of apparel, jewellery, accessories and home décor.
In 2015, Ms Sharma gave shape to yet another aspiration, she ventured into F&B with Mustard, a concept restaurant in Goa which has a delectable blend of love for fine food and exceptional experiences. The restaurant has a presence in Goa and Mumbai.
Shilpa continues to engage with creative and lifestyle businesses as a mentor, and advisor. Shilpa’s packed professional life does not deter her from maintaining an essential work-life balance. On her time, she is generally found travelling and pursuing her creative interests while keeping a keen eye out for the next best idea.