Ambareesh Murty was an Indian entrepreneur who passed away recently. He was the co-founder of Pepperfry.com, a pioneering website which sold furniture and home decor items online. The sudden passing of the businessman has taken everyone by surprise and his friends, colleagues, and loved ones are mourning his loss. According to multiple reports, his untimely death resulted from a sudden cardiac arrest. Here are the details regarding the incident.
Pepperfry Co-Founder Ambareesh Murty Dies Of Cardiac Arrest
Extremely devastated to inform that my friend, mentor, brother, soulmate @AmbareeshMurty is no more. Lost him yesterday night to a cardiac arrest at Leh. Please pray for him and for strength to his family and near ones. 🙏
— Ashish Shah (@TweetShah) August 8, 2023
In a tragic turn of events, the co-founder of Pepperfry passed away. He died on the 7th of August at night after a cardiac arrest. He was in Leh when this tragic incident took place. The entrepreneur was 51 years old.
On the morning of the 8th of August, Ashish Shah, the other co-founder of Pepperfry took to X, formerly Twitter, and broke the tragic news to everyone. He described Murty as a friend, mentor, brother and soul mate and asked people to pray for his soul.
Murty and Shah started Pepperfry in 2011. He has had an illustrious career spanning decades. According to an article recently published by the Hindustan Times, he started his career with Cadbury. He then worked at ICICI AMC, which is now ICICI Prudential. He has also worked with eBay among other illustrious companies.
Entrepreneurs Express Their Condolences
This is shocking. It’s tough enough to be an entrepreneur. It’s tougher to be one, in a category like furniture and building the brand @Pepperfry across a decade.
Have heard great things about him.
Condolences to the team and family. Prayers for the… https://t.co/oOqsn2OaBC
— Rajiv Srivatsa (@telljeeves) August 8, 2023
Many entrepreneurs expressed their condolences on the passing of Murty. Founder of UrbanLadder, Rajiv Srivatsa, said on the micro-blogging website that he was shocked to hear the news. He said that while being an entrepreneur is difficult, being one in the furniture industry is more so.
He also went on to say that he had heard many great things about Murty and was deeply saddened to hear of his demise. The president of Xiaomi India, Muralikrishnan B also expressed his sadness at Murty’s passing. He said that he was numbed to hear it.
He also described Murty as a Ladakh-lover, indicating that he had a deep love for the place and loved frequenting it.
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