When Pune-based entrepreneur Ajinkya Dhariya pitched for investment, he would not have thought what was coming. Read the entire story to know what unfolded after his pitch.
Shark Tank Season 2 is the second season of the popular show Shark Tank. The show is an adaptation of the American show Shark Tank. Number of entrepreneurs make pitches to showcase their product for a possible investment. The show airs on weekdays at 10 pm on Sony TV. And this time Shark Tank witnessed an unusual thing. For the first time, an investor with Sanitary Pad Disposal Machine received more than what he asked for. Read the entire article on ‘Padman’, the product that led to the famous deal.
Judge Peyush Bansal Offers Blank Cheque in Shark Tank Season 2
For the first time Shark Tank India saw a blank cheque offered to a contestant. Pune-based entrepreneur Ajinkya Dhariya had appeared on Shark Tank Season 2 to pitch for a sanitary pad. His displayed product was a sanitary pad disposal machine called Padcare. The contestant also listed several ways through which napkins could be reused and recycled. Investor asked for Rs 50 lakh in exchange of 2 per cent equity.
His pitch and product impressed the judges. Curious to know what he received! While Anupam praised the effort, Peyush Bansal asked the investor to quote his asking price. On the other hand, the investor wished the sharks to come together for the deal. Also, the Padman owner opened up on working with ISRO for a project. Even the boat co-founder praised the co-founder as the modern Padman.
Netizens applaud Shark Tank Season 2 Episode
boAt co-founder Aman Gupta referred him as a new-age Padman. Netizens just flooded the social media with comments.
“Super hardwork, keep it up.” Another commented, “This is how we can make our world beautiful. This is environment friendly, plus it will generate jobs for people too. Thank you for coming up with this innovation, and may god always bless you.”