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Her Story Her Way

Tarusha Mittal

COO & Co-founder - Oropocket, Koonk Technologies and Soul Machine Innovations

Award-winning Woman Entrepreneur who has been changing the pace of Blockchain Technology in India

Her Story

“I have been a deep tech entrepreneur for 12 years now. Started my journey with a data center company, bootstrapped a data center and broke it even within 6 months of operations. After that, cofounded one of the first Ethereum exchanges of India and we were forced to pivot when the banking services revocation had come into place. “ says Tarusha

Her Company

Oropocket is currently developing three product lines: a blockchain-based banking platform, a defi platform, and a new farming and staking protocol. She has a podcast that was started at IIT Delhi, and she has contributed to several anthologies.Her Companies

She has co-founded a number of software companies, some of which have matured into self-sustaining machines over time, including Cloudrino, a cloud management and infrastructure platform. She is also the founder of ethx.co, which has been relaunched as OroPocket, a blockchain-based worldwide investment platform. She is in charge of Operations as well as Design

Funding Till Today

She has raised two separate rounds of funding for her ventures totalling $5 million, scaled many enterprises, and coached WEE start-ups. Her company's annual revenue is less than ten crores.


  • She has participated in various accelerator programmes throughout the world and has received the STEP 360 award for Technology as well as a DST grant from the Indian government and IIT-Delhi.
  • The Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India, as well as the Women Economic Forum, have honoured her.
  • She was one of the finalists for the 2019 cohort of Anita Borg's WEQ. She is running a pet project called MsCEO – which empowers and mentors aspiring and early-stage women entrepreneurs.