After its hugely popular take on India’s startup scene captured all the drama associated with entrepreneurship, TVF has a new resource to draw inspiration from – its own internal feud. TVF Founder Arunabh Kumar has been dragged to court by former colleague Prashant Raj. Raj, who quit the company in 2014, is demanding a 4% share in the company as well as cash compensation for his work with TVF.
Pitchers follows the story of Naveen and his two friends, Yogendra and Jitender, as they set about creating their own startup in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai. “They’re creating a Silicon Valley in Hiranandani now”, says one of the characters on the show, and the three protagonists find themselves smack in the middle of it. All three are jaded with their jobs, and inspiration to start off their own venture is not in short supply. Naveen’s senior from college is a laconic CEO whose company has just been valued at a billion dollars, and hoardings of successful startups (mainly Housing.com) scream at the three in the city.