Shark Tank India S3: THIS Bihar man dropped out of IIT Delhi & now owns Rs 4500 cr valuation company
Shark Tank India Season 3 kickstarted on January 22, 2024, with old sharks like Aman Gupta, Anupam Mittal, Vineeta Singh, Peyush Goyal, and Nimita Thapar coming back to the show.-
With the wave of entrepreneurship sweeping across India, Shark Tank India Season 3 is grabbing headlines for both unique ideas and success stories of multiple investors. Shark Tank India Season 3 kickstarted on January 22, 2024, with old sharks like Aman Gupta, Anupam Mittal, Vineeta Singh, Peyush Goyal, and Nimita Thapar coming back to the show. Apart from the old sharks, a few new sharks also appeared on the show like Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal, Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal, and CEO at Edelweiss Mutual Fund. While every shark had their own unique story, what impressed everyone was the story of Azhar Iqubal, founder & CEO of Inshorts. Azhar Iqubal recently appeared in the Shark Tank India Season 3 episode as an investor and narrated his struggle story saying that he hails from Bihar. Now, the question arises who is Azhar Iqubal and what is his struggle & success story? Below is everything you need to know about Shark Tank India S3 judge Azhar Iqubal-
Who is Azhar Iqubal?
As mentioned above Azhar Iqubal is the founder & CEO of Inshorts. Inshorts is an app that delivers day-to-day news in 60 words. During the montage of Shark Tank Season 3, Azhar Iqubal narrated his life story saying that he hails from Kisanganj, Bihar. He came to Delhi's Kalusarai in 2007 from his village to prepare for IIT JEE. Azhar Iqubal studied at Narayana Academy. He cracked IIT JEE and got admission in the prestigious IIT Delhi. From 2009 to 2012, Azhar Iqubal studied Mathematics & Computer Science at IIT Delhi. However, in the third year, he dropped out of the IIT.
In 2013, Azhar Iqubal founded Inshorts. Azhar Iqubal in his montage reveals that he first started giving news on Facebook in 60 words and he got positive reviews. Therefore, he decided to found a company called Inshorts. Furthermore, Azhar Iqubal says that initially, he first raised funds for his company at a valuation of Rs 1 crore but now, his company valuation is a whopping Rs 4500 crore.