Shark Tank judges ghosted pitcher after making deal, alleges contestant: ‘By no means met or responded to mails put up present’


A contestant from Shark Tank India season 1 tweeted that he had met a pitcher, who not solely participated within the actuality present final yr, but in addition secured a deal from two of the judges. Nevertheless, after the present ended, they by no means met him, and even responded to his emails. In a collection of tweets, Akshay Shah, who’s the founder CEO, iWebTechno, and was Shark Tank India finalist in season 1, accused two Shark Tank judges of ghosting a pitcher after promising him an funding on the business-based actuality present. Nevertheless, regardless of being requested by Twitter customers to disclose the pitcher or the sharks’ identities, Akshay didn’t take any names. Additionally learn: Amit Jain’s brutal honesty in Shark Tank promo offers Ashneer Grover flashbacks, Namita says ‘zyaada harsh horae ho’

Taking to Twitter, lately, Akshay Shah wrote, “Met a founder yesterday, who had got a deal from two sharks in season 1, who never met him nor responded to his mails post Shark Tank India – ab kya bolen (what to say now)?” When requested why he didn’t take the names of the sharks, who ghosted or the pitcher himself, Akshay responded, “Like I said most founders fear, I am helpless. In season 1, what we faced, more than 50 percent of others faced the same or worse, the outcome being Ashneer (Ashneer Grover, who was one of the sharks in the last season) was shown the door and sharks were counselled not to be rude and brash and to be considerate, but no founder came out in the open!”

One other particular person reacted to Akshay’s tweet, writing, “Don’t just leave us hanging like that. Reveal the name of the company – if not anything else, it would at least give your claims some credibility.” To which, Akshay stated, “Most founders don’t have the b**** of steel… none wanna reveal their identity, am helpless!” Akshay additionally reacted to a Twitter consumer, who stated, “This happens in lot of shows. Not everybody gets funding.” Akshay tweeted to him, “Not getting funding and not getting response post agreeing to fund, dono alag hai boss (the two are different situations).”

Many Twitter customers reacted to Akshay’s claims. One wrote, “That’s why I never believed in the credibility of @sharktankindia.” One questioned Akshay, tweeting, “You are mentioning this without any facts. There are always two sides of a story. Plus funding was accepted at national TV, so founder can freely share on social media.”

The primary episode of Shark Tank India season 2 premiered on January 2, 2023 on SonyLIV and Sony Leisure Tv. The present is hosted by comic Rahul Dua. It options six sharks – Anupam Mittal, Aman Gupta, Namita Thapar, Vineeta Singh, Peyush Bansal and Amit Jain. Ashneer Grover didn’t return for the most recent season. Final yr, Ashneer, the co-founder and CEO of Sequoia and Ribbit-backed BharatPe, and his spouse Madhuri (former head of controls at BharatPe) had been ousted from the corporate amid lapses in company governance.


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