Kodavas were always bold in exploring Entrepreneurship and successful across last few decades . a list of such Entrepreneurs are made for the young kodavas to get inspiration
- Ajjinanda Thamoo Poovaia
- Ballachanda Kavya Madappa ( Bottolanda )
- Bayavanda M Monnappa
- Gummattira Kishoo Uthappa
- Kakamada Uthappa (Karna)
- Kodira Archana Muthanna ( Konerira ) Ph.D.
- Kotera ( Battira ) Umavathi ( Baali)
- Kuppanda(Paruvangada) Chayaa Nanjappa
- Maletira (Ballyamanda)Shubha Kushalappa
- Muckatira Gautham Machaiah
- Monnanda Appaiah (Bhavish).
- Nambudmada S Narendra