Task management app Dunzo has raised another $9.84 million (Rs 68.42 crore) in a new round of funding featuring old and fresh investors.
As per the company statement, this funding was raised as a part of a bigger sum at stake which was Rs 80.34 crores. The existing investor, Google lead the funding round with a huge sum of Rs 34.58 crore along with other investors like Blume Ventures, Patni Wealth Advisors and a few more.
The company also raised a substantial amount of $6.5 million in February from a bunch of new and old investors and also Deep Kalra, chairman of Make My Trip who had first invested in Dunzo in 2017.
Dunzo was founded by Kabeer Biswas, Ankur Aggarwal, Dalvir Suri, and Mukund Jha in 2015. It was started by Biswas over a WhatsApp group to do tasks and pick up and drop for a small fee.
The idea was to support people to complete their tasks at ease using a mix of AI and human operators. Dunzo currently runs in Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurugram, Pune, Chennai and Hyderabad, being extremely popular in Bengaluru. It was completing an average of 30,000 transactions every day from across four cities.