Aman Gupta's Net Worth

Who is Aman Gupta?

Aman Gupta is an Indian businessman, co-founder, and chief marketing officer of BOAT. He was only a little known before the launch of Shark Tank India season 1. But with this show, he became the talk of the town by being one of the 7 judges of Shark Tank India. He is a youth icon because of his immense success at a young age. This 1982-born young businessman has created a massive business with his electronic company Boat and made the company a Unicorn in the first half of 2021. He undoubtedly inspires every youth who wants to start his entrepreneurial journey.

 

Educational Qualification:

As we know, Aman Gupta is the founder of Boat Company. But before Boat happened, he was a chartered accountant. His education started in Delhi public school, R.K. Puram. Then, he went on to continue his studies at Delhi University. After graduating from that university, he prepared for C.A. entrance, became one of the youngest to clear it, and joined the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. After completing one of the toughest courses, he became a C.A., as he always says, "It didn't give him the kick." So, he decided to do an MBA. He has two MBA degrees in finance & strategy and general management & marketing from the Indian School of Business and Kellogg Graduate School of Management, USA, respectively.

 

How did a CA become an entrepreneur?

Aman Gupta and Sameer Mehta founded the boat in 2015-16 and became a unicorn in 2021. The Boat is the industry leader in selling headphones, earphones, speakers, smart watches, etc. But where did this start?

After completing CA, Aman started his career at Citibank as an assistant manager and worked till 2005. Then he began Advanced Telemedia Pvt. ltd in Sep 2005 with his father. When that firm struggled, he went on to do an MBA. Afterwards, he joined KPMG as a senior management consultant in 2011-12 and HARMAN International as sales director in 2012-13.

In November 2013, Aman and Sameer founded Imagine Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd., the parent corporation of the Boat Company. That's where Boat started its journey.

 

Journey of BOAT:

The boat is a smart wearable and audio company whose target audience is millennials. It crossed the 100 crore sales mark within two years of its launch. The company started its journey by selling charging cords and chargers for iPhones.

With its eye-catching designs and colors, Boat became the leader of the music earwear industry in 2019. That made Aman Gupta the Entrepreneur of the Year in the consumer durables category. To date, Boat has crossed the mark of 20 million customers. What made the company hugely successful and accepted by the millennials are unusual colors, great audio quality and comfort, and customer-centric marketing.

 

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Shark Tank India:

Although Boat has made its mark among the millennials, Aman Gupta is little known until Shark Tank Indian Season 1. He was one of the seven judges of Shark Tank India in the first season. According to him, this decade will be the decade of Indian entrepreneurs, and that's why he decided to participate by investing in emerging start-ups. He has invested in around 40 companies in Shark Tank India. Very few sharks and their companies are profitable, and Boat is one of those. He is a cool, youthful, and joy-loving shark among all. In both the seasons of Shark Tank India, he has invested in companies started by young entrepreneurs.

 

Net worth:

The net worth of Aman Gupta is around 700 crores. He made his company Boat a unicorn in 2021.

 

Personal Life:

As mentioned earlier, Aman Gupta did C.A. because of his father. He married the love of his life, Priya Dagar, in 2008. He has two daughters, namely Mia Gupta and Adaa Gupta.

 

Bottom line:

He is recognized as the most entertaining shark of all. He has created a unique personality by being youthful, inspiring, and a hustler yet charming. If you want to make it big in the start-up industry, Aman Gupta, the founder of Boat company, can be a model for you.

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