Inspired By The Judges of Shark Tank India? Know Their Education Qualifications

Shark Tank India strives to give aspiring entrepreneurs a leg up by allowing them to pitch their ideas to investors aka judges. Let's take a look at their education qualification. 

Published: January 25, 2022 2:41 PM IST

By Entertainment Desk | Edited by Tanya Garg

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Inspired By The Judges of Shark Tank India? Know Their Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications of Shark Tank Judges: Shark Tank India is inspired by the American business show Shark Tank has proven its huge popularity among the viewers. For the unversed, the show revolves around entrepreneurs delivering business presentations to a group of seven investors, dubbed ‘sharks,’ who decide whether the company is worth investing in or not. Apart from the contestants’ original concepts, the Shark Tank India judges have piqued viewers’ interest.

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Seven investors in ‘Shark Tank India’ are ED of Emcure Pharmaceutical Namita Thapar, Vineeta Singh, CEO, and co-founder of SUGAR Cosmetics, BharatPe co-founder Ashneer Grover, BoAt co-founder Aman Gupta, Lenskart co-founder Peyush Bansal, Anupam Mittal, founder and CEO of People Group, co-founder and Chief of MamaEarth Ghazal Alagh are in the panel of judges.

Let’s take a look at these well-renowned entrepreneurs and their education qualifications:

1. Namita Thapar

Namita Thapar

Namita Thapar, Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceutical Namita Thapar

the Executive Director of Emcure Pharma, a worldwide pharmaceutical company, earned her chartered accounting degree from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). She also has an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

2. Vineeta Singh

Vineeta Singh

Vineeta Singh, Co-founder of SUGAR cosmetics

She is the co-founder of Sugar Cosmetics, one of India’s largest cosmetics firms, is a Delhi Public School graduate. She holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from IIT Madras and a master’s degree in management from IIM Ahmedabad. She was the first B-school graduate to turn down a one-crore placement offer in order to start her own business.

3. Ashneer Grover

Ashneer Grover

Ashneer Grover, Co-founder of BharatPe

Ashneer Grover, the MD, and Co-Founder of BharatPe hold a B.Tech degree in civil engineering from IIT Delhi. He pursued his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. He was chosen for a foreign exchange programme at the University of INSA-Lyon during his time at IIT.

4. Aman Gupta

Aman Gupta

Aman Gupta, Co-founder of BOAT

The co-founder and Marketing Director of BOAT attended Delhi Public School before graduating from Delhi University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He went on to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India after passing the CA entrance exam. He did, however, pursue an MBA in Finance and Strategy at the Indian School of Business after deciding that he wanted to be an entrepreneur. The Shark Tank judge also has an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management in the United States in general management and marketing.

5. Peyush Bansal

Peyush Bansal

Peyush Bansal, CEO of Lenskart

He attended Don Bosco School and went on to McGill University in Canada to continue his schooling. The co-founder and CEO of Lenskart graduated from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore with a degree in entrepreneurship.

6. Anupam Mittal

Anupam Mittal

Anupam Mittal, Founder of People Group

7. Ghazal Alagh

Ghazal Alagh

Ghazal Alagh, CEO of Mamaearth

Mamaearth’s Co-Founder and Chief holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. She also attended the New York Academy of Arts for Intensive Courses in Modern Art, Design, and Applied Arts.

The Indian version of the Shark Tank reality show premiered on Sony TV on December 20, 2021. The show has been a hit, attracting talented people from all around the country.

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Published Date: January 25, 2022 2:41 PM IST