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Meet Harsha Bhogle, cricket commentator who doubles up as startup investor

His first bet as an investor on startup Chqbook was made after consulting BigBasket cofounder V S Sudhakar; his second was on fantasy sports platform Fantasy Akhada

Harsha Bhogle
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Harsha Bhogle

Samreen Ahmad Bengaluru
With the Indian Premier League running, cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle is a busy man. But that doesn’t stop him from wearing the hat of an investor in the startup ecosystem.

Having several batchmates from IIM Ahmedabad such as BigBasket cofounder VS Sudhakar and Nykaa founder Falguni Nayar who have had mega achievements in the startup ecosystem, Bhogle has always been hearing stories of cricket on one side and the wonders of the startup ecosystem on the other side.

In fact, his first bet as an investor was on startup Chqbook after consulting Sudhakar. “Like we do in old-fashioned matrimonial arrangements,

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First Published: Apr 13 2021 | 10:24 PM IST

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