May 1 – July 31
5 Sharks
5-7 Startups
6 Cities

ABOUT JIIF Shark Angels

The JIIF Shark Angels, is an on-the-spot fundraising event curated with the intention to provide a platform to raise funds for the most revolutionary and innovative startups that will shape the upcoming future. Pitch to India’s finest businessmen, investors and professionals for breaking new ground and propelling your venture. The ideology behind curating this flagship Shark Angels event is to make the startup ecosystem more robust and scalable. JIIF aims to provide a platform for all the early-stage startups and soonicorns to make their journey more impactful by connecting them with the marquee investors and facilitating them with funding as well as business growth opportunities. It is an attempt to bring together India’s most innovative minds, true business wisdom and industry experts to make a reasonably certain success pedigree.

Event Schedule:

  • Location: Mumbai
  • Dates: May 1
  • Venue: Motilal Oswal Towers, Prabhadevi


Motilal Oswal
Pradeep Rathod
Jayanti Jain
Vinod Dugar
Prithviraj Kothari

  • Location: Pune
  • Dates: May 7


Siddharth Bagadia
Himanshu Shah
Anil Jain
Vishal Rajkumar Chordia
Vinod Dugar

Past Shark Angel events /clips-

Mumbai Event
Pune Event
Noida Event



National Partner

Motilal Oswal

Mumbai Venue Partner


National Partner

Bright Outdoor Media

Advertisement Partner


A. Anyone who is an Indian citizen, residing in India, aged 18 years or above as of April 30, 2022, and of sound health and mind can register for Shark Tank India. No person can participate on behalf of another person. A contestant shall enter the show in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. You will need to submit the requisite proofs of identity during the course of the audition. Also, note if you are younger than 18 years of age, please refer to Q6 in the FAQs.

Download the SonyLIV app or log on towww.sonyliv.comand click on the registration banner of Shark Tank India Season 2 to access the form. Enter your mobile number for OTP verification. Please note that we will be able to get in touch with you only if the mobile number you have shared is registered with a service provider in India. All communication related to the show will be done on this number. Please ensure that the number is always active and accessible. Kindly note, the SonyLIV App download is free of cost; however, data charges may apply. For further details on data charges, please contact your service provider.

The entire audition process is divided into 3 phases -

Phase 01 - In the first phase of the audition, we ask for basic information about you and your business. This phase gives us a glimpse of what your product/business idea is all about. If you are selected in this phase, you move on to the second phase of the audition.

Phase 02 - In the second phase of the audition, we get to know about you and your business in detail. You need to be prepared with all your key business metrics in order to fill in this form. In this phase, you also send us a 3-minute video in which you will be pitching your business idea directly to us. If you are shortlisted in this phase, you move on to the third & final phase of the audition.

Please note, if you are filling out the forms on behalf of someone, ensure you mention their details only.

Phase 03 - In the third phase of the audition, you will be called to a certain city by our team for an in-person interview, where our team will assess you and your business. If you are shortlisted in this phase, you will be invited to the studio shoot in Mumbai where you will get to pitch your business directly to our Sharks.

Please note that your selection for the next phase of the audition is not immediate. However, at every stage, our team will notify you via e-mail in case you are selected for the next phase.

A. The Company will go through the forms in detail and shortlist participants. If you are selected for the next round, you will receive formal communication from the Company via the contact details (email ID/phone number) shared by you. Also note, that sometimes your selection e-mail may drop into the “spam/trash” section of the mailbox. Therefore, we request you to keep checking your “spam/trash” folder as well. Please keep a watch out for emails from SonyLIV.

A. No. You can apply even if you just have a business idea. Participants at all stages of business can apply to Shark Tank India.

A. You cannot directly apply to the show. However, if your parent(s)/guardian(s) are agreeable, they can fill the form with your details on your behalf. If selected, the parent(s)/guardian(s) will also have to accompany you for the auditions and shoot.

A. One mobile number can be used to fill out a single application form only. If you have multiple business ideas, you can submit them through different mobile numbers registered in your name.

A. You have to fill all the mandatory fields (*) mentioned in the form, without which you will not be able to submit the form. Apart from that, the more information you give us the better we get to know you and evaluate your form.

A. Yes. You need to re-register with the new mobile number. All communication related to the show will be done on this number. Please ensure that the number is always active and accessible.

A. Once the language is selected, you have to continue with the selected language. Hence, we request you to be careful while selecting the language.

Option A - The best solution would be to re-apply with a new mobile number (a number can be used once only). Option B - You can also write to us at [email protected] We will try to address your query to the best of our

abilities, but this is not a guaranteed method.

A. Each page of the form has certain mandatory fields (*). Make sure that all those fields are filled with relevant information to submit the form. Also, ensure you are adhering to the character limit (if specified).

During the different phases of the audition, you will be required to submit the following documents & videos as instructed -

For Phase 01

  • Images of the product, if any
  • Safety testing certificate (only valid for prototype and trading stage) For Phase 02
  • Prototype/product demonstration video (only valid for prototype and trading stage)
  • Pitch video
  • Written business plan (if you have any)
  • Proofs of identity required during the KYC verification For later stages
  • Company registration documents
  • Documents regarding financing (from investors, banks, etc.), if any
  • Company financial documents (such as ITR, etc.)
  • Any trademark and intellectual property certificates

All the above-mentioned documents must be in Hindi or English only. You will be informed in case we need any additional documents based on the information filled out in the form and mentioned in your in-person interview. Also note, submission of the aforementioned documents does not imply that the Auditionee has been selected for further participation.

Please find below the different formats:

  • Video Format - .3g2|.3gp|.avi|.m4v|.mkv|.mov|.mp4|.wmv
  • Image Format - .jpg|.jpeg|.png|.gif|.svg
  • Document Format - .ppt|.pptx|.pdf

Please note that a size of 1 GB is allowed only for the pitch video. The maximum limit for all other uploads is 100 MB.

A. The details shared by you will be used by the Company to evaluate your business for the show. The details shared will be confidential and shall not be shared with any third party.

A. If selected for the next round, you will get a formal communication from the Company as described in the Terms and Conditions. There is no other way of participating in the Show.

A. There is no application fee involved for applying to Shark Tank India Season 2. The entire process of application is free of cost, only data charges apply. Any person claiming that he/she can help get you on the show for consideration is defrauding you. Please contact your local police and report this person.

A. If you are selected for the in-person audition round then the travel, accommodation and all other expenses in relation to your participation, will be at your own costs. You will only be permitted to enter the audition venue upon submission of the required documents and photographs.

A. Our team will get in touch with you duly notifying you of your audition city.

Once you get a call from us regarding the audition city, you can mention your change request. Also, you can write to us at [email protected]

Please send in your queries to [email protected] and we will try to revert as soon as possible. Alternately, you can refer to our terms and conditions on www.sonyliv.com.