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Startup ecosystem mourns death of entrepreneur Pankhuri Shrivastava

27/12/2021 11:10 AM | Click to read full article

Serial entrepreneur Pankhuri Shrivastava, who founded women-focused social community platform Pankhuri, passed away on Friday. Investors and others close to her mourned the untimely demise of the entrepreneur on social media, calling it a huge loss to India's startup ecosystem.

A computer science engineering graduate from Rajiv Gandhi Technological University, Pankhuri took her entrepreneurial plunge by founding brokerage-free home rental startup Grabhouse in 2012, raised funds from Sequoia Capital, Kalaari Capital, and India Quotient before making a successful exit from Quikr in 2016.