Shark Tank India’s Ashneer Grover reveals he made pitches to Anupam Mittal back in the day: ‘Never took his money’
Divisive Shark Tank India reflect Ashneer Grover attempted to fee why he comes across as ‘homely’ and ‘uncultured’ on the reality level to. In a novel interview, the BharatPe co-founder spoke about how he joined the panel of Shark Tank India traders, and published that he and Anupam Mittal move back a salubrious distance, as Ashneer had long gone to Anupam with the BharatPe pitch now no longer once, but twice.
In an appearance on Raj Shamani’s Figuring Out podcast, Ashneer said that the reason he would perhaps likely even stumble upon as low on the level to is on memoir of he speaks in Hindi, and that he by no manner knew how to ‘behave’ on the level to. He said that unlike English, which has a ‘musical tone’, Hindi is ‘dhande ki bhasha’ and has nuances that back the speaker in discovering straight to the level.
He said that even in his voice of business, he asks that all people teach in Hindi, on memoir of he feels English isn’t express ample. He said that he’s met limitless traders in his time, and he historical to in discovering frustrated when they historical to beat around the bush and predict for added ‘metrics’ in desire to merely turning him down.
Ashneer said that after a couple of ‘auditions’ that integrated mock pitches and an interview, he became once finalised as a ‘shark’ on the level to. Nonetheless previous to signing on, he wished to know who his co-panelists would be. He said that Vineeta Singh became once his junior at school, and that he knew Anupam Mittal (of Shaadi.com) from back when he became once raising funding for BharatPe.
He said in Hindi, “I knew Anupam from previous to. I’d once tried to raise money for BharatPe from him. I purchased the money from in other areas, so I by no manner ended up taking his money. Truly, I had made a pitch to him, now no longer once but twice.”
Ashneer has been amongst basically the most controversial Shark Tank India judges, each and every due to his behaviour on the level to, and the allegations made in opposition to him off it. The level to concluded its first season last week, and a few sharks, other than Ashneer, purchased collectively for a particular reunion episode this weekend.