Post Date : February 18, 2021
E-commerce aggregation platform Shiprocket on Thursday announced that it has raised $27 million (nearly INR 200 Crore) in Series C3 funding.
This fresh funding round was co-led by Tribe Capital, a leading Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, along with March Capital, a Santa Monica-based venture growth firm.
As per the company, the fresh funds will be used towards aggressive product development roadmap, which includes hiring top talent across product, data, and engineering functions.
Further, the funds will focused on the company’s new strategic initiatives, including expanding globally.
Shiprocket is the first and the largest D2C shipping enabler in India today. With the growth in D2C as a share of overall eCommerce, there is a growing opportunity to enable the full-stack of services in the post-purchase journey of the D2C consumer.”~ Saahil Goel, CEO and Co-founder, Shiprocket.
Rahul Mehta of DST Global also participated in the round along with existing investor Bertelsmann India Investments, the company said in a statement.
The latest round brings Shiprocket’s total funding to $53 million.
“We already power shipping for over 100,000 merchants and have recently launched Shiprocket Fulfilment for extending the existing platform include storage, pick, pack and dispatch,” Goel informed.
Launched in 2017, Shiprocket turned profitable in FY18-19 and has an annualised revenue run rate between $50-60 million.
Shiprocket currently processes more than 4 million monthly shipments, enabling more than 100,000 sellers to sell directly to their consumers across India.