Shark Tank India 2: Ganesh Balakrishnan, Co-Founder Of Flatheads, Express Gratitude Towards Fans For Their Support; Says, ‘Down, But Not Out’

Ganesh Balakrishnan might have failed to receive funding from the judges of Shark Tank India 2 but touched the hearts of the audience with his spirit

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Shark Tank India 2: Ganesh Balakrishnan, Co-Founder Of Flatheads, Express Gratitude Towards Fans For Their Support; Says, ‘Down, But Not Out’
Shark Tank India season 2 might be on the receiving end of flak from the netizens for many reasons, but the entrepreneurs that have been presenting their pitches every weekend seem to have struck a chord with the audience. In a recent episode, it was seen that the co-founder of Flatheads, a shoe brand, Ganesh Balakrishnan after not receiving funding from the sharks, gets quite emotional. He goes on to reveal that he might have to rethink his business, quit his company, and start afresh by taking a job.

Well, he might have not received the funding, however, after the judges hugged him and saluted his never-giving-up spirit, fans took to social media and sympathize with him. They posted encouraging messages and even bought shoes from his company. Taking to his official LinkedIn profile, he expressed his gratitude. He went on to share how breaking down on national television isn’t great for one’s self-confidence. Not only did he thank the judges, the makers of the reality show and the audience for their support, but he also revealed that even his daughter aspires to be an entrepreneur.

Check out his post here:


For the unversed, the show is the Indian franchise of the American show of the same name, where known entrepreneurs listen to different business ideas and decide whether or not they want to invest in those ideas. 

This season sees Anupam Mittal (Founder and CEO of Shaadi.com), Aman Gupta (Co-Founder and CMO of boat), Namita Thapar (Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals), Vineeta Singh (Co-Founder and CEO of Sugar Cosmetics), Peyush Bansal (Founder & CEO of Lenskart.com) and Amit Jain (Co-Founder of CarDekho) as the sharks. 


Image Source: LinkedIn