The Shark Tank India Season 2 broadcasted the final episode on 10th March 2023. The show is the second part to the famous Shark Tank 1, which produced a lot of excitement among the viewers. The Shark Tank 2 featured eminent entrepreneurs and business leaders like Namita Thapar, Aman Gupta, Peyush Bansal, Vineeta Singh, Anupam Mittal, and Amit Jain.
A total amount of about Rs. 81.16 crore was invested in several upcoming startups. While the show marked a glorious hit, the audience did miss leaders like Ashneer Grover, former CEO of Bharat Pe along with the co-founder of MamaEarth, Ghazal Alagh.
How much money is invested by the sharks?
Entrepreneurship is a very interesting journey and the show retained a lot of popularity among the Indian masses. In the second part of the show, there were several innovative ideas that were pitched by the visionaries to the Sharks along with productive discussions about business and growth.
Such promising business models of development allowed the sharks to invest about Rs. 81.16 crores. Shark Tank 2 started on 2nd January 2023 and ended on 10th March 2023. In this season there were remarkable pitches from Flathead, which is a sneakers brand along with a vegan hair color company called Paradyes.
There were also two companies called FastBeetle and Recode from the logistics industry of Kashmir that also stole the show with their charm and ideas.
When understanding the total amount of investment made by the sharks, Namita Thapar made the most amount of investment. The leaders and executive director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals invested about Rs. 19.04 crore in Shark Tank India 2.
Looking forward we can see Aman Gupta, co-founder of boAt, standing second when considering the most amount of investment made on season 2 of Shark Tank India. Mr. Aman invested about Rs. 17.84 crore and swayed us all with his wit and to-the-point approach toward a conversation.
Peyush Bansal, the founder of the eyewear brand, Lenskart, is at third position when looking at the amount of investment made on the show. Peyush Bansal till the 10th week of the second season invested about Rs. 16.16 crore. Anupam Mittal, founder of Shaadi.com along with several other companies is popular among the audience for his cool attitude and charming personality.
He invested about Rs. 9.77 crore in the Shark Tank India Season 2. The founder of Sugar Cosmetics, Vineeta Singh invested about Rs. 9.69 crore in the show and stands at number five in the list of entrepreneurs.
The founder of CarDekho, Amit Jain invested about Rs. 8.66 crore in the reality show and marks the completion of a very successful and insightful episode for all the audience.
Some Key Takeaways-
Shark Tank India has always been a reality TV show, where entrepreneurs from all around the country visit here to secure investments for startups and innovative ideas. The show champions the motive of every individual who is aiming to achieve a benchmark of their own and aspire to be great business leaders of all time.
Reports indicated earlier that unjust five weeks, the show gathered a total investment of about Rs. 42.93 crore. Namita Thapar has been earlier understood to follow the 4F rule of investment which stands for founder, foundation, financials and fit. This is also mentioned in her book, ‘The Dolphin and the Dark’.
The sharks always look for the drive that founders churn out from the ventures. As a startup created by the founders, the main problem in any niche should be addressed and tailored with a solution.
The founders also need to provide stellar financials before seeking any investment from the sharks. Any business that wants to scale should be backed with technology and has the potential to go the extra mile to succeed. Our society is developing at a phenomenal pace and sharks look for a motive in these startups that has the ability to address the demands of the changing market.
With the running of Shark Tank episodes, the audience are getting key insights about the mantra for a successful business and how these businesses are creating more jobs and strengthening the national workforce. This has proved to be very inspirational for the upcoming entrepreneurs and they have been making relentless efforts to create a foundation of their own.
Shark Tank India Season 2 was aired on Sony TV and on SonyLIV.
Frequently Asked Questions-
- Who were the sharks in Shark Tank India Season 2?
Ans– Namita Thapar, Vineeta Singh, Anupam Mittal, Peyush Bansal, Aman Gupta and Amit Jain were the sharks in the season 2 of Shark Tank India.
- Where did Shark Tank India Season 2 broadcasted?
Ans– Shark Tank India Season 2 was hosted by Rahul Dua and was shown on Sony TV and streamed on SonyLIV.