BharatPe’s Founder Ashneer Grover Biography, Net Worth and Education

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Ashneer Grover was born on June 14, 1982, in Delhi, India. He completed his BTech in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. And, he completed his MBA in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has worked in various companies like Kotak Investment Bank, Grofers, PC Jeweller Ltd. and American Express. In 2018, Ashneer Grover launched BharatPe app which has 1 Crore+ download on Play Store. He’s married to Madhuri Jain Grover who’s an entrepreneur. Currently, Ashneer Grover is one of the six judges in the famous business reality show – ‘Shark Tank India’ which is getting attention from people all over India.


Name Ashneer Grover
Date of Birth June 14,1982
Age 39 Years
Birth Place Delhi
Hometown Delhi, India
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Educational Qualification Graduate
Professional Founder and Managing Director of BharatPe

Ashneer Grover Education Qualification

Ashneer Grover completed his BTech in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He was one of the six exchange students selected by IIT, Delhi. He was selected as an exchange student for the University of INSA-Lyon in France. He was also awarded a scholarship of € 6,000 by the French Embassy. Further, he completed his master in MBA in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 2006.

Ashneer Grover Career

  • As an Investment Banker: He got an opportunity to work as vice president in Kotak Investment Banking after completing his MBA in Finance in 2006. He was part of various IPO deals. He worked there for almost seven years and left the job in 2013.
  • As an MNC Employee: In 2013, he joined as a director in a multinational company known as Amix (American Express). He had the urge to do something different so he left the job after working here for almost 2 years.
  • As a Chief Financial Officer: Then joined Grofer’ as a Chief financial officer in march 2017  and after working there for a while, he left the organization in August.
  • As the Head of PC Jewellers: After leaving Grofers , Ashneer took a break from work, he tried meeting various investors and making more networks. Then, he joined PC Jewellers as business head. He helped them in developing strategies, payment options, etc. helping in overall business development.
  • As a Founder of BharatPe: Ashneer came up with the idea of BharatPe, one of the most used payment applications in India in 2018. He along with Shashvat Nakrani and Bhavik Koladiya founded BharatPe.
  • As a Judge: In 2021, he appeared as a judge in the popular Indian reality show Shark Tank India. Ashneer joined as one of the investors in this show. The reality show is about people coming up with their startup business plans and asking  the judges to invest in their business.

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Ashneer Grover Personal Life

Ashneer Grover and businesswoman Madhuri Jain Grover have tied the knot. He stands out since he is the batch’s highest rank bearer. He earned his studies at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi. He also has a B.Tech in civil engineering from IIT Delhi. Out of 450 students, Ashneer Grover and five others were chosen as overseas scholars by the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (Batch Members). He studied at the Institute National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France) during the academic year 2002-2003, receiving a grant of €6000 from the French Embassy.

Let’s look at a few additional details regarding Bharat Pe’s Founder and Managing Director.

  • Between May 2006 to May 2013, Ashneer Grover worked as a vice president at Kotak Financing Bank.
  • Ashneer Grover was the Director of Corporate Development at American Express from May 2013 to March 2015.
  • From March 2015 until August 2017, he served as Grofers’ Chief Financial Officer. (Now referred to as blinkit)
  • He was the “Head Of New Business” at PC Jeweller Limited from November 2017 until October 2018.
  • Since October 2018, he has served as the Founder and Managing Director of Bharat Pe, and he is currently a judge on the Indian version of the television reality show Shark Tank.

Ashneer Grover Awards

  1.  Won the Entrepreneur of the year award in 2021.
  2. Honoured with the young achiever’s award in January 2021

Ashneer Grover Net Worth

Ashneer Grover, the founder of BharatPe and a judge of Shark Tank India has an estimated net worth of $600 million to $900 million.

Ashneer Grover Family

Ashneer Grover is a Delhi-based actor who is married to Madhuri Grover. Madhuri is a NIFT alumnus. She is a designer who presently works with BharatPe as the Head of Control. They have two children, Avy Grover, a son, and Mannat Grover, a girl. With his lovely family, Ansheer Grover likes traveling.

Shark Tank’s Ashneer Grover

While Ashneer is well-known in the Indian business sector, he has become a household celebrity in India because of Shark Tank’s current television reality show. On December 20, Shark Tank India, based on the popular American business reality show ‘Shark Tank,’ launched on Sony Liv. Ashneer has joined the show as a Shark investor, putting his money into ideas and business concepts that pique his interest.


What is BharatPe? 

BharatPe is an Indian fintech company co-founded by Ashneer Grover. It caters to small merchants and Kirana stores owners in India. BharatPe offers a range of fintech products including small business financing, Bharat swipe (POS machine) for card acceptance and interoperable QR codes for UPI payments.

What is Shark Tank India? 

Shark Tank India is a business reality show in which entrepreneurs make their pitches for raising funds and investment. Then, the judges aka sharks take their decision to whether to support the entrepreneurs or not. The show is judged by Anupam Mittal, Ashneer Grover, Namita Thapar, Aman Gupta, Vineeta Singh and Peyush Bansal.

How much equity does Ashneer Grover have in BharatPe? 

Ashneer Grover, the managing director and Founder of BharatPe owns a 9.5% stake in the company.

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