The second season of ‘Shark Tank’ recently ended, leaving its viewers wanting more.
The 50-episode show showcased several unique and responsible startups. Here are a few.
ZoFFFounded by two brothers Akash and Ashish Agarwal, the startup is using Air Classifying Mills for the first time in India. It uses cool grinding to keep spices fresh and authentic for longer.
They won a Shark Tank deal of Rs 1 crore with Boat Founder Aman Gupta in exchange for 1.25 percent equity.
A mother-daughter led business, Ekatra is a sustainable lifestyle brand that has recycled and upcycled 75,000 meters of fabric and trained 32 homemakers in stitching and embroidery, from underprivileged backgrounds.
They won a shark tank offer of Rs 20 Lakh from Peyush Bansal and Amit Jain.
UBreatheSanjay Maurya and Subham Singh founded Ubreathe, a Gurugram-based startup that has developed plant-based air purification systems.
Their technology boasts of plants’ natural ability to remove pollutants from the air with improved soil breathability.
They bagged a deal of Rs 1.5 crore from Namita Thapar.
ScrapUncle, founded by Mukul Chhabra, is a startup that helps you get rid of your scrap for pre-quoted prices to verified collectors.
The modern ‘Kabadiwala’ won Amit Jain’s attention and bagged an offer of Rs 60 lakh for 5% equity.
Pad Care LabsHeaded by Ajinkya Dhariya from Pune, this startup has developed a system to sustainably dispose of sanitary waste. Their system disposes of 1.5 metric tonnes of pads per day and saves 2 lakh kg of carbon on a daily basis.
The startup’s innovative idea was able to bag an offer of Rs 1 crore for 4 per cent equity.