Shark Tank India: Lessons to learn from boAt co-founder Aman Gupta
Freecultr, Bummer, The Renal Project, and Shiprocket, are among the few start-up companies in which Aman has invested.
Though Sony Television’s popular show Shark Tank India aired a long time ago, it still has a craze among the audience. From various innovative business ideas to potential investors’ valuable lessons, people got to learn many things on the reality show. One of the show judges, Aman Gupta has a fun lesson for all the entrepreneurs who want to make big in business.
The boAt co-founder was often seen telling the pitchers to not panic as he will invest in their business even though it lacks early prospects of being successful. With his famous one-liner, ‘Tu tension mat le, Main invest karunga’( Don’t take tension, I will invest in your business), he has taught that it is not important to be perfect at something from the beginning. He did not let their hope die by offering them an investment in their business. He implied that one just needs to start from somewhere without losing hope and gradually things fall in place.
Known for great marketing strategies, Aman hopes to keep the wave of entrepreneurship in India alive. In order to do so, he had invested in many startups on the show. From investing in clothing start-ups to food businesses to advanced technology-driven products, he had put his money into 34 budding Indian companies on the show. Freecultr, Bummer, The Renal Project, Shiprocket, are among the few start-up companies that he invested in.
For the unversed, Aman is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of India’s fastest-growing audio and wearables brand, boAt. His company makes wireless earphones, smartwatches, Bluetooth speakers, and more. With impeccable success, he has created himself a space under 40 popular entrepreneurs in India.
Besides him, successful entrepreneurs including Namita Thapar , Ashneer Grover , Peyush Bansal, Vineeta Singh, Anupam Mittal , and Ghazal Alagh have appeared as show judges on Shark Tank India and invested in several businesses.