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Who was Pankhuri Shrivastava?

Pankhuri Shrivastava was the founder of Sequoia Capital-backed women-focused social community platform “Pankhuri” and also a founder of Grabhouse.

Entrepreneur Pankhuri Shrivastava Dies At 32, Startup World Mourns Loss

Entrepreneur Pankhuri Shrivastava Dies At 32, Startup World Mourns Loss
Entrepreneur Pankhuri Shrivastava Dies At 32, Startup World Mourns Loss

Entrepreneur Pankhuri Shrivastava, the founder of women-focused social venture ‘Pankhuri’ and home rental startup Grabhouse, died on Friday from a cardiac arrest, her company said. She was 32.

“With profound grief and sorrow, we regret to inform the sad demise of our beloved CEO, Pankhuri Shrivastava. We lost her on 24th December 2021 due to a sudden cardiac arrest,” Pankhuri’s Twitter account posted.

Pankhuri is a Sequoia Capital-backed social community platform for women in India to network, learn and shop online through live streaming, chat and micro-courses.

Sequoia Capital India’s Managing Director Shailendra Singh was among those who mourned her on Twitter. “Pankhuri had so many ideas, insights, full of enthusiasm and creativity as a founder We are still trying to process this huge loss. Heart-broken and numb,” he tweeted.

Before “Pankhuri”, Shrivastava had founded rental start-up Grabhouse which was acquired by online classifieds company Quikr in 2016.

Born in Jhansi, she was a computer science engineering graduate from Rajiv Gandhi Technological University and taught in municipal schools in Mumbai under the fellowship program of Teach for India.

Pankhuri Shrivastava Biography, Wikipedia

Pankhuri Shrivastava was born in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Her father Rajnish Shrivastava is a retired government employee and worked at Sarva UP Gramin Bank.

Her mother Preeti Shrivastava is a doctor by profession. Pankhuri also had a younger brother Pranay Shrivastava in the family.

She completed her education in computer science engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Technological University. She took her entrepreneurial plunge by founding brokerage-free home rental startup Grabhouse in 2012, raised $3.2 million funds from Sequoia Capital.

Later, this was sold to online classifieds company Quikr in a cash and equity deal in 2016.

Pankhuri Shrivastava launched Pankhuri in 2019 for women members to socialize, explore and upskill through live interactive courses, expert chat, and interest-based clubs.

Pankhuri Shrivastava Biography Wikipedia
Pankhuri Shrivastava
ProfessionEntrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 6”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 August 1990 (Friday)
BirthplaceJhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Date of Death24 December 2021
Age (at the time of death)32 Years
Death CauseCardiac Arrest
Zodiac signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownJhansi, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolSt. Francis Inter College, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
College/UniversityRajiv Gandhi Technological University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Educational QualificationBachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (2007-2011)
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Marriage Date2 December 2020
Family
Husband/SpouseAditya
ParentsFather– Rajneesh Srivastava (bank manager)

Mother– Preeti Srivastava (doctor)
SiblingsBrother– Pranay Shrivastava (Chief Strategy Officer at Pankhuri)

Pankhuri Shrivastava Cause of Death

Pankhuri Shrivastava, an Indian entrepreneur and the founder of the woman-centered social platform Pankhuri, died at age 32 on Friday after experiencing sudden cardiac arrest, her company announced in a tweet and an Instagram post this week.

Pankhuri Shrivastava Net Worth

Her estimated net worth was around $1 million.

Pankhuri Shrivastava FAQ’s

Who was Pankhuri Shrivastava?

Pankhuri Shrivastava was the founder of Sequoia Capital-backed women-focused social community platform “Pankhuri” and also a founder of Grabhouse.

How did Pankhuri Shrivastava die?

Pankhuri Shrivastava died due to cardiac arrest.

How old was Pankhuri Shrivastava?

Pankhuri Shrivastava died at the age of 32.

What is Pankhuri Shrivastava’s net worth?

Her estimated net worth was around $1 million.

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