Shark Tank India has been making headlines since the show premiered in December last year. The show features self-made multi-millionaires including Anupam Mittal as panelists who decide based on their presentation whether to invest in the participants’ business ideas.
For the inexperienced, the business reality TV show is the Indian franchise of the American show of the same name. The show has seven panelists as ‘Sharks’ and Rannvijay Singha as hosts. Now the founder of Shaadi.com has an important announcement. Scroll down to know more.
Anupam Mittal took to Instagram and shared the total amount of money he invested in the show. He also revealed the percentage of entrepreneurs who took investment out of the show. He shared a series of photos of the data gathered from the show. He wrote: “As the curtains fall on #SharkTankIndia S1, it’s clear that India’s entrepreneurial decade is just beginning to unfold. I’ve been thinking about the opportunities we’ve created, the conversations we’ve started and most importantly, the fire we’ve created. fueled with the show. I believe the show has been the catalyst that will change India’s entrepreneurial landscape forever.”
Have a look at the message below:
The founder of Shaadi.com also shared a post on LinkedIn explaining, “67 out of 198 pitches scored deals on the show. 59 [87%] had founders with no IIT/IIM degrees, 45 [67%] had at least one co-founder <25 years, 40 [60%] had never been funded before, 29 [43%] had at least one female co-founder, 20 [30%] were from Tier II/III and rural India and 18 [27%] had couples/families as co-founders.”
Anupam Mittal further wrote: “My personal stats are recorded at 5.4 Crs in 24 Cos, 70% are led by Youngpreneurs, 50% by Womenpreneurs and 30% in companies founded by couples and families. (It seems our People Interactive goal of ‘#Togetherness’ also permeates my investment choices. Anyway, I couldn’t be prouder to contribute to #IncredibleIndia and our incredibly passionate entrepreneurs. The wheels are turning and India is at the forefront of this revolution. Last year we had the highest ever influx of PE/VC Capital and I expect this year to be better. This is #india2022, let’s grab it.”
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