Shark Tank season 2 is here but popular shark Ashneer Grover is missing – meet the new shark

Nov 3, 2022

By: Sourabh Jain

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Shark Tank drops season 2 trailer

Shark Tank India has shared the season 2 trailer, giving us a glimpse of the sharks for the upcoming season and one of the contestants selling organic vegetables.

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Ashneer Grover missing in the trailer

One of the most popular sharks from Season 1, Asheneer Grover, the cofounder and former managing director of BharatPe is missing from the season 2 trailer.

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Controversial exit from BharatPe

Ashneer Grover had a controversial exit from BharatPe as he resigned after his wife was removed from the company over alleged misappropriation of funds.

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The new shark - Amit Jain

Shark Tank India has roped in Amit Jain, the cofounder, and chief executive officer of CarDekho group, as the new shark for season 2.

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Jain’s journey

Amit Jain, an alumnus of IIT Delhi, began his entrepreneurial journey with GirnarSoft, a software outsourcing company he launched along with his brother. The duo then launched CarDekho after visiting the Auto Expo in New Delhi.

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CarDekho was launched in 2008 and was valued at $1.2 billion in October 2021, when it raised $200 million. Apart from India, the company also operates in countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

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​Anupam Mittal

Anupam Mittal, the founder, and chief executive officer of the popular matrimonial website, will continue as a shark in season 2. Mittal had invested ₹5.4 crore in 24 companies in the first season.

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Aman Gupta

boAt cofounder and chief marketing officer Aman Gupta, one of the most popular sharks from season 1, will also continue on the show. Gupta invested ₹9.4 crore in 28 startups during the first season.

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​Namita Thapar

Namita Thapar, an executive director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals, will also continue as a shark on the show. Thapar invested ₹6.5 crore in 22 startups during the first season

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Vineeta Singh

SUGAR cosmetics cofounder and chief executive officer Vineeta Singh is also confirmed to continue as a shark for season 2. Singh invested ₹3.04 crore in 15 startups during the first season.

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​Peyush Bansal

Peyush Bansal, the founder, and chief executive officer of popular eyewear giant Lenskart will also return for season 2 of the show. Bansal had invested ₹8.3 crore in 27 startups during the first season.

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