Amit Jain: CarDekho co-founder & Shark Tank India Season 2 Judge
Meet Amit Jain: This Shark Tank India Season 2 Judge Replaces High-Profile Ashnir Grover – Check Company Net Worth
Shark Tank India, the popular entrepreneurship based reality show, is back with its season-2 starting today. Unlike previous seasons, this edition has only six judges. Mamaarth’s Ghazal Alagh is not part of the show this season.
Another judge from the previous season, former BharatPe MD Ashneer Grover, who became a household name and whose one-liners are used in memes by netizens, has been replaced by CarDekho co-founder and CEO Amit Jain.
Who is Amit Jain? Know his background
The new Shark on ‘Shark Tank India – Season 2’ hails from Jaipur and is an alumnus of IIT Delhi. Jain did his schooling from St. Xavier’s School, Jaipur.
After completing graduation, Jain joined TCS as a software engineer. Later, he joined Trilogy, a US-based software company, as a Senior Associate in Austin.
He entered the world of entrepreneurship by starting a software outsourcing firm ‘Girnarsoft’ in his home garage.
Jain and his brother attended the Auto-Expo in Delhi in 2008 and from there the two got the idea to launch CarDekho.
In a post on LinkedIn, the 46-year-old entrepreneur wrote, “Our goal was to leverage technology and provide users with the best experience in buying or selling a car.
We have set up a portal where people can come to search for cars. The right information before making a decision to buy a car. and review.”
Shark Tank India New Entrant Amit Jain Net Worth
According to media reports, Jain’s estimated net worth is Rs. 2,900 crores. According to the company website, CarDekho crossed $100 million revenue in September 2021.
CarDekho is currently valued at USD 1.2 billion. The company became profitable within 7 years of its operation.
In Season 2 of Shark Tank India, apart from Amit Jain, the makers of the show have retained Anupam Mittal, founder and CEO of Shaadi.com – People Group; Aman Gupta, co-founder and CMO of boAt; Namita Thapar, Executive Director, Emcure Pharmaceuticals; Vinita Singh, Co-Founder and CEO of SUGAR Cosmetics; and Piyush Bansal, founder and CEO of Lenskart.com.
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