Before Shilpa Shetty, Shark Tank India judge and co-founder of Boat Aman Gupta has also invested money in wicked gud. Gupta did not invest this money in the show, but invested it earlier.
This startup failed to get funding from Shark Tank India.
New Delhi. Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty has invested in a startup in which the judges of Shark Tank India did not think it was right to invest a single rupee. Direct-to-consumer (D2C) start-up 100% Nutrition Private Limited sells its products under the wicked gud brand name. The company manufactures and sells a range of products including maida, oil and MSG-free pasta and noodles. They are made from flour, lentils, rice, chickpeas, oats and jowar and are made using innovative steaming and convection air drying (SCAD) technology instead of deep fry.
WickedGood has also received funding from Shark Tank Judge and Boat co-founder Aman Gupta, Titan Capital, Mumbai Angels, NB Ventures, Dholakia Ventures, Venture Catalyst Marquee Founder Angels. The company was founded in 2021 by Bhuman Dani, Monish Debnath and Soumya Biswas. The brand has achieved 300 per cent growth in the last one year. In Shark Tank India Season 2 too, Wickedgood presented the pitch, but the Shark Tank judges did not see merit in their business and none of the judges invested money.
Shilpa Shetty has high expectations from startups.
Shilpa Shetty, now famous actress Shilpa Shetty, has seen the strength in this startup. He has invested Rs 2.25 crore in wicked gud. Shilpa Shetty has high expectations from startups. According to Weekgood’s press release, Shilpa Shetty said, “We are always on the lookout for nutritious food. I am very impressed with Weekgood products. My kids also like them. That’s what motivated me to invest money in it.
Company CEO and co-founder Bhuman Dani said that Shilpa Shetty’s passion for food and fitness is well known. Their awareness of nutritious food resonates with our brand values and mission. Their support will help in reaching the products to more and more people.
Bhuman Dani says that wicked gud products can be purchase online. Apart from the company’s website, they are available on Amazon Blinkite, BigBasket, Swiggy, Instamart, Zapatto and Flipkart.