Azhar Iqubal, CEO and co-founder of Inshorts will appear in Shark Tank India season 3 as a Shark. There are many other new sharks you can see in this season like Ritesh Agarwal, Deepinder Goyal, etc. Inshorts is a short news site that provides news within 60 words.
Today in the article we are going to know more about the Azhar Iqubal. So let us dive into the information related to him.
Azhar Iqubal Biography/Wiki
|Date of Birth||7 October 1992 (Wednesday)|
|Age||31 years (As on 7 Oct 2023)|
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Education||IIT, Delhi dropout|
|Net Worth||Rs 500 Crores (Approx)|
|Known For||CEO & Co-founder of Inshorts|
As per some reports, Azhar Iqubal, founder of Inshorts, was born and brought up in Bihar. There is no information available about his family. As per Linkedin, he started his graduation in computer science from IIT, Delhi in 2009 and dropped out in 2012.
Azhar keeps his personal life separate from his professional life as there is no information available about her parents, siblings, or relatives on the internet.
Azhar Iqubal Career
Azhar started his career in 2013 with Inshorts. After dropping out from IIT, Azhar came up with the idea of short news and started a Facebook page of Inshorts with Deepit Purkayastha and Anunay Arunav. After slight success, he launched a mobile application for Androids and an application for iPhones in 2015.
Inshorts raised a round of valuation of 550 million dollars in 2021. Inshorts is an application where news is provided within 60 words to save the readers time and give them real news without any additional add-ons.
Azhar not stop there after success, In 2019 he launched another app named Public App, which provides location-based news in your area.
Azhar Iqubal Networth
Azhar Iqubal’s net worth is estimated at around 500 crores rs. His earnings came from Inshorts and the Public app. Inshorts is a huge success for his career and it is estimated that the company has a valuation of Rs 3700 crore.
Azhar Iqubal in Shark Tank India S3
After Ritesh Agarwal and Deepinder Goyal, Azhar is revealed as the third new shark of season 3 of Shark Tank India. Shark Tank India S3 will be aired around December 2023 or January 2024. In the show, we can see how Azhar Iqubal takes deals and what he sees in a company, idea, pitch, etc. Through the show, we can see how Azhar Iqubal is because he is very less active on social media.
Azhar Iqubal Awards
- Forbes 30 under 30 of India (2016)
- Fortune India 40 under 40 list (2016)
- Forbes 30 under 30 of Asia (2017)
- Business World 40 under 40
- Leaders of Asia
- The Most Enterprising Brands
- Business World Young Entrepreneur
- Entrepreneur of the year (2022)
- Aegis Graham Bell Award for innovative mobile app – 2022
Azhar Iqubal Instagram
Azhar is very less active on Instagram and any other social media. He has only 7845 followers on his Instagram for now. There are very high chances of rapid growth in his followers after the release of his episodes of Shank Tank India S3.
More information will be updated soon.
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