What Happened to Agri Tourism After Shark Tank India?

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What is Agri Tourism?

Agri Tourism is a platform that connects normal people and farmers living in the village. People can visit the village and live with the farmers. Tourists can do all sorts of work that farmers do on a regular basis.

Like milking the cow, working in the field, swimming in the river, all these things can be experienced by the tourists.

If any kids come along with their parents as tourists, they can also do some fun activities like collecting rocks and painting them.

Who is the Founder of Agri Tourism?

Pandurang Taware is the founder of Agri Tourism. He came to pitch his business idea in Shark Tank India with his wife. They are from Maharashtra.

Pandurang’s father was a farmer. He always wanted to do something in the agriculture industry. That’s how he got the idea of agri tourism.

Before launching Agri Tourism, he worked in Pune for 12 years. He worked at Club Mahindra Holidays. He worked in the sales & marketing team.

He received a national award from the president of India for his venture also. He’s called the father of agri-tourism.

Agri Tourism Before Shark Tank India?

They started Agri Tourism in 2003. More than 600 farmers are connected with this venture. More than 7 Lakh tourists visited them in 2017 ~ 2018. They earned more than ₹53 Crores of money through this.

Each farmer can earn up to ₹15 ~ ₹16 Lakhs per year.

They are getting most of the tourists through social media and word of mouth.

How much money did they ask for on the pitch?

They came to Shark Tank India seeking ₹50 Lakhs for 5% equity in their company Agri Tourism. Which gives the company a valuation of ₹10 Crores.

How to get Agri Tourism?

If you’re a farmer and want to receive training, you can simply go to their website and fill up a form. If you’re a tourist and want to explore then you can call them.

What are the Annual Sales of Agri Tourism?

Fiscal YearAnnual Sales
Last Year₹79 Lakhs

Which shark gave Agri Tourism an offer?

Aman Gupta was out. He advised them to tie up with a booking website and grow their business.

Vineeta Singh was out. The particular agriculture industry wasn’t relevant to her field. That’s why she didn’t give any offers.

Anupam Mittal was out. He thought they didn’t need any outside investment at this moment.

Namita Thapar was out.

Ashneer Grover was out.

What deal did Agri Tourism get in Shark Tank India?

Agri Tourism didn’t get any deal in Shark Tank India. But there’s good news. Though Agri Tourism didn’t get any investment during the show, they later received investment from Namita Thapar outside the show. So, all worked well in their favor.

Company Name Agri Tourism
Founder Pandurang Taware
Asked Amount ₹50 Lakhs for 5%
Final Deal No Deal
Shark No Shark
Company Net Worth ₹10 Crores
Company Website agritourism.in
Company Status In Business

What is the net worth of Agri Tourism?

The net worth of Agri Tourism is ₹10 Crores.

Is Agri Tourism still in Business?

Yes, Agri Tourism is still in the agriculture tourism industry, and they are only getting stronger.

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