Aman Gupta, the co-founder and CMO of boAt, revealed that his new-found fame from Shark Tank India doesn’t distract him
“Dhande ne hi toh hume banaya hai. Agar boAt nahi toh hum nahi… (Our business has made us who we are. There is no us without boAt),” he said in a recent episode of Shark Tank India season 2
However, did you know that there was a time when Aman Gupta was extremely keen to appear on the Indian business reality show?
In his book Doglapan: The Hard Truth about Life and Start-Ups, Ashneer Grover revealed that Aman Gupta had a “kind of nervous energy.” Ashneer said, “Usko Shark Tank chahiye tha, he really wanted to be on the Shark Tank panel…”
Looking back, it is important to point out that Aman Gupta has had quite a journey as an entrepreneur and investor
A Chartered Accountant by profession, Aman Gupta started his company in 2016 along with Sameer Mehta. boAt is backed by marquee investors. The company is profitable, an important feat many start-ups have not been able to achieve
While Aman Gupta has inspired many people to venture into their start-up from his stint on Shark Tank India, he also revealed some names who have inspired him. This includes the Tatas, Flipkart co-founders Sachin and Binny Bansal, Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma, and more
Aman Gupta is a vocal supporter of fostering entrepreneurship. “This is a good time for India as entrepreneurship is getting celebrated now. People are getting inspired to start businesses now,” said the boAt Co-founder