Startup Industry mourns the loss of Miss Pankhuri Shrivastava; an entrepreneur who empowered many.
Pankhuri Shrivastava, the originator of Sequoia Capital-supported ladies centered social local area stage 'Pankhuri', passed on December 24 because of heart failure. She was 32 years of age.
"With significant pain and distress, we lament to illuminate the tragic death regarding our CEO Pankhuri Shrivastava," her organization 'Pankhuri' tweeted on Monday. "We lost her on 24th December 2021 because of an unexpected heart failure. May her spirit get Sadgati. Om Shanti."
Shrivastava had recently established home rental startup Grabhouse in 2012, which was upheld by Sequoia Capital, Kalaari Capital and India Quotient. Grabhouse was offered to online classifieds stage Quikr in 2016.
"Recently, it came as a shock to me when I discovered that @pankhuri16 is no more. I recollect her as an energetic brilliant lady loaded with thoughts and brimming with life. She was sure. That was something you saw about her quickly," Vani Kola, originator of Kalaari Capital, tweeted on Sunday.
"Her destruction is a misfortune for our startup environment. We lost a brilliant and youthful organizer, yet I realize her inheritance will live on. It was an honor to know Pankhuri," Kola posted in the accolade on US-based microblogging stage Twitter.
Numerous people who had worked with Shrivastava recollected her as a valiant business person.
"It is a stunning piece of information. Pankhuri was ready to go. The number of originators dares to name their organization after them," said Anand Lunia, author of beginning phase VC store India Quotient, and a financial backer in 'Pankhuri'.
Lunia initially met Shrivastava in 2013 during the asset's Bootcamp and had put resources into both her endeavors.
Shrivastava began Pankhuri in 2019, raising $3.2 million from Sequoia Capital India's startup gas pedal program, Surge, just as India Quotient and Taurus Ventures.
Pankhuri is a stage where ladies organize, learn and shop through live streaming, visit, and companion based meetings, empowering them to be dynamic members in excellence and way of life discussions online as opposed to being detached buyers.
"It's difficult to deal with the fact that somebody so loaded with life can leave us so early! Stunning! Our genuine sympathies to the family! The biological system will miss an extraordinary individual," GV Ravishankar, an overseeing head of Sequoia Capital India tweeted on Sunday.
Independently, Shailendra Singh, another overseeing chief at Sequoia Capital India, wrote on Twitter, "Pankhuri had such countless thoughts, experiences, loaded with energy and inventiveness as an originator … we are as yet attempting to handle this tremendous misfortune. Heart-broken and numb."
Shrivastava finished her science certification in software engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Technical University and proceeded to finish an association at Teach for India, as indicated by her LinkedIn profile. She likewise did draw out spells at fintech stage ZestMoney and Quikr before establishing 'Pankhuri'.
"Face challenges in life to have the option to encounter something new and unique. Increment your danger hunger by venturing outside the standards. Face challenges and individuals will follow!" Shrivastava is accepted to have told Kola during a new communication, which the Kalaari Capital author composed on her LinkedIn page on Sunday.