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Fraazo raises $50 million in fresh funding round

PTI New Delhi | Updated on October 13, 2021

It aims to create a network of 500+ dark stores across the top 15 cities

Online vegetable and fruit seller Fraazo on Wednesday said it has raised $50 million (around ₹377 crore) in a fresh round of funding.

The funding round was led by WestBridge Capital and existing investors Sixth Sense Ventures, Equanimity Investments, Apar Group, along with leading Indian family offices, including Manish Choksi of Asian Paints, the company said.

“The funding round is a mix of equity and debt,” said Fraazo.

Strengthen network

The investment enables Fraazo to strengthen its fulfilment network, as it prepares for a multi-city launch across India.

Currently, Fraazo operates in Mumbai and Hyderabad, delivering an order every three seconds, the company claimed.

“After witnessing 5X growth over the last quarter, Fraazo is gearing up to reach 10 million monthly orders in the next 12-18 months. It aims to create a network of 500+ dark stores across the top 15 cities,” it said. ”We have witnessed exponential growth organically due to a committed team with a strong bias for execution.

“This funding will help fuel our ambition to serve 20 million households in the next 18 months,” Fraazo CEO and cofounder Atul Kumar said.

Fraazo had earlier raised a total of $15 million in its Series A round led by Sixth Sense Ventures and Equanimity Investments.

Started in 2019, Fraazo currently serves over 5 lakh customers and delivers to their doorstep within 15-30 minutes.

Published on October 13, 2021

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