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Horses Stable Launches its 3rd Season

Horses Stable is a show designed for startups in order to strengthen the startup ecosystem in India.

Horses Stable, A Indian Reality Series designed for Indian Entrepreneurs supporting ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Make in India’ initiatives has been launched by Amitabh Kant, CEO Niti Aayog, Dr Chintan Vaishnav, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, Suniel Shetty, FTC Talent & Entertainment and Prashant Agarwal, Founder HPPL. The show aims to encourage startups to come up with unique ideas and secure funding.

This show is one of its kind in the country where Bharat’s Startups & SMEs can pitch to get the capital through the on-spot commitment by the investors (a.k.a Horses). The investors who fund the dream businesses are Mahavir Pratap Sharma (Co-founder and Chairman of Rajasthan Angels Innovators Network (RAIN), who will now steer the TiE India Angel program of TiE Global as its Chairman), Mohit Gulati (Managing Partner, ITI Growth Opportunities Fund who also runs the early-stage VC practice for the Investment Trust of India), Suraj Juneja (Founder of Freeflow Venture Builders), Nandini Mansinghka (CEO and Managing Director at Mumbai Angels Network), Ankita Vashistha (Investor in Licious, Uniphore, Luxola, Sephora, Practo), Mandar Joshi (invested in 21 startups across UAE, Saudi Arabia and India), Deeksha Ahuja (Entrepreneur and has invested in Ed-tech, Food-tech, Beauty-tech, Media-tech and Healthcare-tech) and Dr Aarti Gupta (CIO, DBR Ventures).

The entire show will be run by ‘The Deal Master’ who will be a common link to negotiate deals between the Entrepreneurs and Investors. ‘The Deal Master’ will structure the valuable deals for Investors, will identify the right investor for the right entrepreneur and will play an aggressive role in deal closures. Renowned T.V anchor, Misha Bajwa Chowdhury will be ‘The Deal Master’.

Addressing the media, Amitabh Kant said, “Inclusiveness is the key for today’s startup generation. Here, with this show itself, We see a startup(Horses Stable) itself creating a platform for other startups to get funded and to leverage the benefits of not just the investors as their partners and mentors but also a podium for them to stand strong and let the world witness what they have got for the upcoming economy. I also learned in brief that even the shoot for this season was supported by startups, which is really commendable.”

Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty said, “More startups means more we are moving towards Atamnirbhar Bharat. Our country needs more innovative ideas and entrepreneurs.”

Founder Prashant Agarwal gave his take on the need for investment in startups. He said, “No matter how great your product or business idea and how lean you can operate, more capital and financial leverage will almost inevitably be a necessity. Funding increases your visibility and attracts the attention of the market.”

The Show’s first two seasons have had viewership in the millions, and the third season promises to hold up to the reputation. It will be telecasted on Good News Today from December 11 and will have 8 parts in the series.

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