Anupam Mittal on Shark Tank India Season 1: ‘The profile of founders and places they came from just blew us away’


Alternate-essentially based mostly actuality screen Shark Tank India has been keeping viewers glued to their TV monitors. The screen has aspiring entrepreneurs pitching their commercial suggestions to a panel of merchants, popularly called sharks. No longer too long in the past, the group bought together for a digital reunion calling it the ‘Season 1 round up’.

As host Rannvijay Singh grilled the seven sharks — Anupam Mittal (, Aman Gupta (boAt), Ashneer Grover (BharatPe), Namita Thapar (Emcure), Vineeta Singh (Sugar), Ghazal Alagh (Mamaearth) and Peyush Bansal (Lenskart), they spoke about the screen’s success and additionally their bond. The commercial leaders additionally took about a media questions at the occasion and published a lot extra about their ‘investments’.

Anupam Mittal began the conversation by answering’s question on the adaptation between investment pitches in Shark Tank India and the precise world. The founder of the current matrimony living talked about how they old school to meet founders from the tier I segment. “They are from the ecosystem and know how to pitch. On this screen, we had been simply amazed. The profile of founders and the places they came from simply blew us away,” he talked about.

The commercial went on so as to add that he has noticed that nearly all pitchers on the screen had a battle story. Mittal shared, “Sabki ek kahaani thi (all people had a story). Their struggles had been long. Most importantly, after seeing their loved ones battle thru a inform, most of them jumped into entrepreneurship to clear up the field. Their struggles are private and they’ve been on it for years. Right here is the precise India. Right here is the precise story. Right here is the adaptation I stumbled on.”

He further shared that earlier most investor funding was limited to IIT and IIMs, and Shark Tank India has modified the perception. “Only 7 percent of founders who came on the screen had been from pedigree colleges whereas the comfort came from small cities. They private confirmed the actual fact that if there’s a will there may maybe be a attain,” he added.

Whereas Shark Tank India wrapped up on Friday, the makers private introduced a various episode whereby about a lucky founders will gain a likelihood to pitch their suggestions to the sharks.

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