Ahmedabad > Shark Tank Feed
At Ahmedabad University's eChai meetup, hosted by the university's incubation center, I had the privilege of engaging with a panel of entrepreneurs who had appeared on Shark Tank India.

They candidly shared insights into their experiences on the show, revealing the realities behind the scenes, the impact of the exposure, and the invaluable feedback they received from the sharks. Additionally, they delved into their ongoing challenges and future plans for their ventures.

Their narratives of resilience and determination in overcoming obstacles were truly captivating.

The distinguished panelists included Raj Shah Co-Founder of WeHear; Payal Pathak and Soham Payal Pathak Co-Founders of The Simply Salad; Nayan Shah Co-Founder of Maisha Lifestyle; and @illesh sharma Founder of Same Notification.

Here are few notable takeaways from the discussion:

  • Establishing quality control in franchise models poses significant challenges in the Indian market.

  • Providing personalized attention during the startup phase nurtures enduring customer loyalty.

  • A distinct and recognizable brand identity is paramount for customer recall and loyalty.

  • Startups with high cash burn rates face heightened scrutiny in today's business landscape.

  • Crafting relatable content on platforms like Instagram enhances brand appeal and desirability.

  • Exceeding customer expectations is pivotal for young startups to foster loyalty and growth.

  • Transparency and authentic storytelling serve as cornerstones for building trust with both customers and partners.

  • Early recruitment of talented individuals drives both organizational growth and employee commitment.

  • Cultivating a robust professional network is essential, even if immediate benefits may not be apparent.

  • Maintaining humility and perseverance proves instrumental during challenging phases of business.

I extend my gratitude for the opportunity to participate in these enriching events and to connect with these inspiring entrepreneurs.

Special acknowledgment goes to Jatin Chaudhary from eChai Ventures for orchestrating such impactful conferences that unite our startup community.
Similar to our Surat event today, we'll be hosting an exciting in-person eChai meetup this evening with VentureStudio at Ahmedabad University, featuring founders from Ahmedabad who were showcased on Shark Tank India.

Free registration @ https://lnkd.in/dxD4iYX5
eChai with Founders from the community who have made it to Shark Tank India.

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Ananya Maloo - Co-Founder, Nuutjob Ananya Maloo
, Co-Founder, Nuutjob
Shani Pandya - Founder & CEO, Imagine Powertree Shani Pandya
, Co-Founder, Imagine Powertree
Payal Pathak - Co-Founder, The Simply Salad Payal Pathak
&
Soham Payal Pathak - Co-Founder, The Simply Salad Soham Payal Pathak
, Co-Founders, The Simply Salad
Jignesh Vasavada - Founder, Tathastulive.com Jignesh Vasavada
, Co-Founder, Temple.ngo
Jainam Mehta - Founder, UrbanNaps Jainam Mehta
, Co-Founder, UrbanNaps

I had moderated this meetup.

 
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