New Delhi. The second season of the business reality shows Shark Tank India is also making a lot of headlines. This time the founders of 6 companies are promoting people’s startups as judges and are also investing money in them. Three weeks have passed for season 2 as well and the question arises as to how much money these 6 judges have invested so far and which ‘sharks’ have invested the most so far.
According to a post made on the official Instagram account of Sony TV, till now all 6 judges together have invested Rs 25.78 crore in Shark Tank season 2. Most of the money has been invested by Namita Thapar, the founder of Emcure Pharmaceuticals. He has bagged the highest number of deals so far and has invested a total of Rs 7.32 crore in three weeks. On the second number is Aman Gupta, the founder of Boat Electronics, who has so far invested Rs 5.17 crore in various startups.
Lenskart’s founder Piyush Bansal is in the third spot this time in terms of investment and so far he has invested a total of Rs 4.8 crore in different business startups. People Group founder Anupam Mittal has also invested Rs 3.18 crore so far, while Sugar Cosmetics founder Vinita Singh has invested Rs 2.95 crore, CarDekho founder Amit Jain has invested Rs 2.36 crore in various startups. The show airs on Sony TV from Monday to Friday at 10 pm.
Vinita Singh invests money in 25 startups
Sugar Cosmetics founder Vinita Singh has invested in a total of 25 startups so far in the second season, while only three weeks have passed since the show started. In the first season, he invested in 15 startups. He says that if a startup is in the initial stages, then I take the decision to invest in it within a month, whereas when a startup is running, the decision to invest in it is usually taken in two months.
Where do you make more money by investing?
Vinita Singh says that she has invested 70 to 80 percent in equity and debt mutual funds, while 20 to 30 percent has been invested in startups. Have also made modest investments in real estate. He says that while investing money in an emerging company, it is necessary to adopt a flexible approach regarding its valuation. This makes it easy for you to understand the ups and downs of the company.