Life Partners turned Business Partners to build Startups
Of late, India has witnessed an upsurge in the innovating concepts which have given a new recognition to our country worldwide. This is why a sleuth of investors has shown interest in many budding entrepreneurs across the nation. The stage of startup uprising was set by a few techpreneurs a decade back by primarily by an e-Commerce giant Flipkart. The humongous success of the company paved the way for many young entrepreneurs to deliberate about their ideas and give a final touch to those with the help of investors. In line with this, many couples led their relationship quite further to establish startups which were quite revolutionizing. These startup companies keep featuring in many popular business magazines in India including Business Connect. Today, we will see how such life partners turned business partners are shaping a new startup ambiance.
- Cashkaro: This startup company was established by good friends turned couples, Rohan and Swati Bhargava. Their idea was duly recognized by some UK-based investors and they successfully managed to launch this company based out of Gurgaon in April 2013. It has raised $4.6 million till date.
- Chumbak: In our coveted list of successful partners is the next pair of Vivek Prabhakar and Shubhra Chadda. Their company yields accessories for everyday living. This couple went to an extreme of selling their apartment in the year 2010 in order to fund their startup. They have been successful to raise an investment to the tunes of $28.9 million.
- Samosa Singh: A Scientist by profession wanted to take his love for Samosa (an Indian snack stuffed with potato) to a next level. He along with his wife Nidhi had kept living his passion of making it big. They sold the flat they had just shifted to a day before. That is how they gave a final touch to the passion and invested in this company.
- AapKaPainter: Two alumni of NIT from different campuses met by virtue of coincidence. Anupam Singh Chauhan and Divya Raghavan were motivated to start this venture due to a burdensome experience which Divya had to undergo while getting her home painted. Before getting married in the year 2016, they laid the foundation stone in the year 2015.
There are many more such interesting stories to inspire people.