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Sony LIV launches exclusive digital-only episode with a new guest shark

Vikas D Nahar from Happillo joins the existing panel as a guest shark.

Shark Tank India has spurred India's entrepreneurial spirit and influenced the nation's perspective on business. The show's second season began on January 2 and the platform announced digital-only episode - "Gateway to Shark Tank India 2," which will stream on Sony LIV.

The exclusive episode will feature Vikas D. Nahar, founder, and CEO, Happilo as guest shark along with the existing panel.

Coming from a family that engaged in growing pepper and coffee, Vikas was naturally inclined towards building brands. This passion led him to start Happilo with an initial capital of just INR 10,000 and two members in his team, and from there on there was no looking back. 

"Gateway to Shark Tank India 2" provides select aspiring entrepreneurs with another opportunity to present their business ideas and concepts to seasoned investors and renowned business professionals. The episode is co-presented by Happilo, a leading premium dry fruits and healthy snacking brand. 

Ranjana Mangla, head - ad sales revenue, Sony LIV commented on this and added, “The show has made its way into the hearts of millions of viewers and aspiring entrepreneurs. We are thrilled to partner with Happilo and other sponsors for an exclusive "Gateway to Shark Tank India 2" to promote the zeal of businessowners. The digital-only episode aims to encourage the ongoing spirit of entrepreneurship in our nation. This unique conceptual integration is a testament to our constant endeavor to provide disruptive and scalable opportunities for brands to seamlessly integrate and showcase their brand purpose.” 

Vikas D Nahar, CEO & founder, Happilo also added on this and said, “Shark Tank India is the harbinger of change and enjoys a highly engaged audience. I am excited to join the panel as a guest Shark to support creative minds and give them a window to dream big. I believe it’s important to foster the nation's youth, promote innovation, and celebrate an entrepreneurial mindset to boost India's growth trajectory.”

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