Who is Azhar Iqubal Shark Tank India season 3 Judge and “inshorts” founder.

Who is Azhar Iqubal…. Azhar Iqubal will be the new judge of Shark Tank India season 3. Azhar Iqubal is the Co-founder and CEO of “Inshorts” his company’s valuation is more than 550 million USD.

In today’s news article of Bhartiye Times, we will talk about the young and dynamic Entrepreneur Azhar Iqubal. In this Bhartiye Times article, we will tell you about, Net worth of Azhar Iqubal, Qualifications of Azhar Iqbal, inshorts business model, who the investors in “inshorts” and many more.

Azhar Iqubal was pursuing a degree in Mathematics and computer science at IIT Delhi, but due to his startup idea he and his friends “Purkayastha” and “Anunay Arunav” dropped out of college to start their startup called” inshorts”

Currently, Inshorts has 10 million downloads and more than 40 thousand users have subscribed to the notification of Inshorts.

In 2013 Azhar Iquabl and his teammates launched “inshorts“. Inshorts is an app where you can get trending news related to any field and it will elaborate the news in just 60 words.

Earlier Azhar Iquabl and his teammates started their startup as the Facebook page, where they used to post trending news on their Facebook page, and in just 1 week they got 1000 likes. Later Azhar Iquabl and his teammates thought to convert that Facebook page into an “App” and they launched “Inshorts” in 2013 by converting the Facebook page into the app, and in just one month of its release, they achieved the huge milestone of f 1 million downloads.

Today “Inshorts” has 10 million downloads and more than 40 thousand users have subscribed to notifications of Inshorts. Today the valuation of inshorts is more than 550 million dollars.

In 2014 Sanchin Bansal the founder of Flipkart, wanted to invest in “inshorts”. Till now “inshorts” have done 7 rounds of funding and raised over 219 million USD. VY Capital, TigerGlobal, Addition, and Times Internet have also invested in inshorts.

“Inshorts” business model

If we talk about the business model of inshorts, it’s simple inshorts uploads the catchy headlines that attract the readers to read the articles in just 60 words.
They make revenue from paid advertisements and sponsored content.

Understandably, no one can get full information in just 60 words, so if the readers want to read the full article they just swipe the article and the page refers to the other website on Google where users can read the full article. The website on which readers reach through inshorts, that website pays a small amount to inshorts.

*If we talk about the balance sheet of inshorts due to the heavy advertisement cost of inshorts it’s currently in a loss, Investors are expecting that inshorts will be profitable in upcoming years.

Who is Azhar Iqubal?

Azhar Iqubal is an Indian Entrepreneur and the Co-founder and CEO of “inshorts”
Azhar Iqubal will be one of the sharks of Shark Tank India season 3.

What is the Net worth of Shark Tank India Judge Azhar Iqubal

Shark Tank India Judge Azhar Iqubal is the new judge of Shark Tank India and Co-founder and CEO of “inshorts”. Azhar Iqubal’s estimated net worth is around “50 crores”

Azhar Iqubal qualifications

Azhar Iqubal was pursuing a degree in Mathematics and computer science at IIT Delhi, but later he dropped out of college to focus on his startup called “inshorts”

The third season of Shark Tank India will start on 22 January on Sony TV. 12 Judges will appear as sharks in the third season, including OYO founder Ritesh Agarwal.

Shark Tank India Season 3 Launch Date:

On the sets of Shark Tank India, there will be a purely new face, co-founder and CEO of ‘inshorts’ Azhar Iqubal. Azhar Iqubal comes from a small village in Bihar. He revealed that in his community no one was aware of his success but after the promo of Shark Tank India people started recognizing him. He continued and said his mother was over-excited about the promo of Shark Tank India on-air on TV.

He further added and said, his mother used to call him over 24 hours after the promo. After the promo, everyone recognized him from the village. Earlier he was unknown for the past 10 years.

“People were proud that a boy from a small village in Bihar could dream big and disrupt the Indian digital media Landscape”, Iqubal said.

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