New Delhi. Pankhuri Srivastava, a woman entrepreneur, died on 24 December 2021 at the age of 32. Pankhuri was the founder of the women-centered social community ‘Pankhuri’ and the hired startup Grabhouse. Coming from an ordinary family, Pankhuri Srivastava touched the heights of success at a very young age. Pankhuri founded Grabhouse in 2012, which was bought in 2016 by online classified company Quikr. Pankhuri Srivastava has launched Pankhuri, a platform focused on women in 2019.
Pangkhuri assists members in socializing, discovering and developing skills through live interactive courses, expert chats and interest-based clubs. This platform has played an important role in keeping them better and more active in lifestyle conversations. Pankhuri has raised $ 0.32 million from Sequoia Capital India’s startup accelerator program, Surge, as well as India Cotient and Taurus Ventures.
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Start the journey from the small town
The road to Pankhuri, a small town in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, was not easy. When 25-year-old Pankhuri Srivastava arrived in Mumbai from Jhansi after finishing his studies, he had to face many difficulties in getting a rented flat. Brokers have to pay a hefty fee. At this time he thinks why not start a company so that people do not have to bother to find a house. Then he started a househouse at a cost of 20 thousand rupees. Later, the company’s annual turnover reached over Rs 720 crore.
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Pankhuri wanted to be the biggest entrepreneur in India
In an interview with a media house six years ago, Pankhuri said that his father Rajneesh was a manager at Srivastava Bank. He studied from St. Francis Inter College, Jhansi till 10th. He then studied BTech from Rajiv Gandhi Technological University, Bhopal. Then move to Mumbai. She said she wanted to be the biggest female entrepreneur in India.
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He died of a heart attack at home
Pankhuri Srivastava’s company announced on social media on Monday that its CEO Pankhuri Srivastava died of a heart attack on December 24.
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