On-line magnificence platform, Purplle.com on Friday stated it raised $75 million in a funding spherical led by Kedaara together with Sequoia Capital India and Blume Ventures.
This comes six months after a $45 million funding backed by Verlinvest, Blume Ventures, JSW Ventures and Sequoia Capital India.
Subsequent part of progress
The corporate stated this funding will “increase its objective to ship 6-Eight instances progress” within the subsequent 5 years.
Manish Taneja, Co-founder and CEO, Purplle.com, stated, “Being one of many marquee buyers in India, Kedaara’s wealthy expertise throughout shopper and tech will empower us in our subsequent part of progress. With this funding, we are going to strengthen our technological capabilities, deepen our expertise pool, introduce new and revolutionary merchandise and types, spend money on entrepreneurs constructing differentiated magnificence choices, and create a treasure chest for potential acquisitions.”
Based in 2012, the sweetness e-tailer has seven million month-to-month lively customers and sells over 1,000 manufacturers with almost 50,000 merchandise by way of its web site and app.
Democratise private care
In a joint assertion, Sunish Sharma, Co-CEO & Managing Companion at Kedaara, and Anant Gupta, Managing Director at Kedaara, stated that Purplle.com continues to construct a novel platform targeted on the ethos of democratising magnificence and private care throughout India.
“We imagine Purplle affords a novel worth proposition and a superior buyer expertise, and can proceed to have robust tailwinds for a very long time. We’re very excited with our new funding within the consumer-tech area and sit up for working intently with the Purplle workforce in serving to them notice their imaginative and prescient,” they added.
The corporate stated that it’s on a “strong progress trajectory”, having grown its GMV by 6x within the final three years. It added that with a imaginative and prescient of making a neighborhood led platform, it should proceed to deal with robust and unique partnerships with each home and world manufacturers.
“This funding will additional strengthen Purplle’s place because it scales to construct a world multibillion-dollar magnificence firm from India,” it added.