Shark Tank is one of the most popular reality shows on Indian television right now. Since the dawn of Season 2, we have seen and heard many awe-inspiring business pitches on the show. The second season has brought in a fresh scope for opportunities and the fans cannot hide their excitement for it. The women-led pitches this season are making the headlines and we love to see it. This is why we’ve specially curated a list of women-led startups that have won our hearts over this season.
Here we have listed the inspiring women-led pitches we have heard so far:
1. Daily Dump by Poonam Kasturi
Poonam Bir Kasturi’s business Daily Dump is a composter developing and designing company. The company sells its unique terracotta composters along with a few other composting-aiding accessories. After her amazing pitch on the show, Namita Thapar offered to buy 4% equity of the company at around ₹30 Lakhs and debentures worth ₹50 Lakhs at 10% interest.
2. Hoovu Fresh by Yeshoda and Rhea Karuturi
This business led by sisters Yeshoda Karuturi and Rhea Karuturi named Hoovu Fresh aims to deliver fresh flowers to its customers right from the freshness of the farms for special occasions and pujas. And they did end up getting Peyush Bansal and Aman Gupta to invest a great whopping sum of ₹1 crore into their business.
3. The Quirky Naari by Malvica Saxena
The Quirky Naari, a fashion and footwear brand known for its hand-painted denim led by Malvica Saxena ended up receiving an investment worth ₹35 lakhs for 15 percent in equity from the sharks Anupam Mittal and Vineeta Singh.
4. Kavach by Anoushka Jolly
Anoushka Jolly was the youngest entrepreneur ever to appear on Shark Tank. Jolly pitched the brilliant idea of an anti-bullying app by the name of Kavach, which not only ended up getting a lot of recognition but also bagged an investment as huge as ₹ 50 lakhs.
5. Carragreen by Surabhi and Chetna Shah
Carragreen, a biodegradable stationery and packaging solutions company, led by the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law duo of Surabhi and Chetna Shah did not fail to win our hearts. The Shark Tank India judges invested ₹50 lakhs into the company.
6. Nuutjob by Ananya and Anushree Malloo
Ananya and Anushree Malloo, Ahmedabad-based sisters, leads the company named Nuutjob which was incorporated to create intimate hygiene products for men. Besides delivering an amazing pitch on the show, they won a very cool deal of ₹25 lakhs for 20% equity on Shark Tank India.
7. Paradyes by Yushika Jolly
We all very recently saw on Shark Tank Season 2, Yushika Jolly’s flawless pitch for her brand, Paradyes. The company is involved in the creation of dynamic semi-permanent hair colour and the hair care brand received very interesting responses from the sharks. So definitely it doesn’t come as a surprise that Paradyes got offered a solid ₹65 Lakhs for 2% equity by judges Aman Gupta, Vineeta Singh.
8. Menstrupedia by Aditi Gupta
Menstrupedia, a super innovative, educational app, website, and comic book, created and owned by Aditi Gupta and Tuhin Paul won a great deal of ₹50 Lakhs for 20% equity by shark Namita Thapar. The company Menstrupedia aims to destigmatize the topic of menstruation in our society.