Grofers

basic info

http://www.grofers.com/4 Years Old
GurgaonFinancial Services
201-500 EmployeesPrivate company

Grofers impact

10
Cities present in
45.5million $
Funding raised till date
6thousand
Orders everyday
7hundred
Delivery boys
1thousand
Employees Worldwide

about Grofers

Grofers is a local e-commerce platform for your daily shopping. Shop from your favourite merchants in your neighborhood and get delivery to your doorstep within 90 minutes. credits: www.grofers.com

mission

Grofers aims to make the local shopping experience of consumers easy and pleasant by connecting them to the merchants in their neighborhood through an easy to use mobile platform. credits: www.grofers.com

Grofers story

Dec-2013
Groceries just a click away !
The company was founded by Saurabh Kumar and Albinder Dhindsa built as a a local e-commerce platform for your daily shopping. One can shop Grocery, Bakery Items and other products and get everything delivered instantly or schedule it for a convenient time later. credits: en.wikipedia.org
Dec-2014
Seed Funding
The company raised 0.5 Million from Deepinder Goyal, Founder of Zomato, and Sequoia Capital. credits: www.crunchbase.com
Dec-2014
Promising growth in 2014
Grofers was named one of the top 10 startups in Delhi by YourStory.com in December, 2014. credits: yourstory.com
Dec-2014
Shifts from B2B to B2C Model
In December of 2014, the company came out with its mobile applications so users could order directly from the platform. The company now serves the end customers directly as well as businesses. credits: en.wikipedia.org
Dec-2014
Most Promising Gurgaon Startup by Indiaweb2 !
Grofers was shortlisted among the 10 of most promising startups from Gurgaon which made real good impact. It was described as unique, interesting, creating a waive of interest in masses. credits: www.indianweb2.com
Feb-2015
Series A Funding
Grofers raised $10 Million in Series A funding in February 2015 from Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global. credits: economictimes.indiatimes.com
Apr-2015
Acquires MyGreenBox
Grofers acquired MyGreenBox, a smartphone based grocery delivery platform. The site shut down as all business moved over to Grofers. credits: www.techinasia.com
Apr-2015
Founder of My Green Box Joins Grofers
A 15 member team along with Varun Khurana (Founder - My Green Box) joined Grofers with Varun Khurana as the CTO. credits: www.medianama.com
Apr-2015
Series B Funding
The third round of funding helped Grofers raise $35 Million from Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global. credits: articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Apr-2015
Partners with 400 merchants
The company partnered with 400 merchants, up from 250 at the end of February this year. credits: techcrunch.com
Apr-2015
App milestones
Grofers is available for free download on iOS and Android. The App on Google Playstore has around 100,000 - 500,000 installs. It claims to process 30,000 deliveries a month, with a fifth of those orders placed through its mobile apps. credits: gadgets.ndtv.com
Jun-2015
Targets tier-II markets
Grofers launches in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad and Lucknow, targeting tier-II markets. credits: www.indiaretailing.com
Jul-2015
Appoints Mindshare as its media agency
Grofers roped in Mindshare as its media agency. The account will be handled from the agency's Delhi office. The partnership between the two is aimed to improve the media coverage highlighting Grofers activities. credits: brandequity.economictimes.indiatimes.com
Jul-2015
Growing, the Grofers way !
The employee strength at Grofers had grown from 50 to 65 pan India, in just a few months. From an employee strength of 180 people in December 2014, it has grown to 3300 people. credits: yourstory.com

Grofers products & services

Local e-commerce platform for daily shopping

Shop Grocery, Bakery Items, Flowers, Fruits & Vegetables, Meats and Baby Care Products from neighborhood merchants and get everything delivered instantly or schedule it for a convenient time later. credits: www.grofers.com

Grofers team

Founder

Saurabh Kumar

Past: COO-Rasilant Technologies , Associate-Opera SolutionsEducation : MS-University of TexasLocation: Gurgaon
Co-founder

Albinder Dhindsa

Past: Engineer-Cambridge systematics, ZomatoEducation : B.Tech- IITD, MBA-Columbia UniversityLocation: Gurgaon
AVP-Marketing

Sharad Harjai

Past: Product Consultant-Glownet,Technical Product Manager, Citi Global OperationsEducation : IE (Instituto de Empresa)Location: Gurgaon
CTO

Varun Khurana

Past: Investor, Co-founder and CEO-Mygreenbox (acquired by Grofers),CEO and Co-founder atWirkle Technologies (acquired by Location Labs)Education : B.Tech-IIT DelhiLocation: Gurgaon
Marketing and Advertising

Sonali Gupta

Past: Client Relationship Manager at Delhi School of Internet Marketing,Bharti Airtel Services, Compare Infobase Limited, AIESEC AgraEducation : MBA-IBS HyderabadLocation: Gurgaon

Grofers office photos

office photos

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Grofers office locations

Chennai Office
Grofers, 140, Indira Nagar, Valasaravakkam
Chennai
Tamil Nadu 600087

Gurgaon Office
Grofers, Plot No. 64 H , Sector 18, WAPCOS Road
Gurgaon
Haryana 122018
011 3355 2400
Gurgaon Office
HR8, Grofers office, Palam Vyapar Kendra, Main Palam Vihar Rd, Pocket E, Sector 2, Palam Vihar
Gurgaon
Haryana
097117 05667

Grofers amusing facts

Grofers had raised $45.5 Million after 3 rounds of funding by Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global. credits: en.wikipedia.org
    1. 1
      Grofers had raised $45.5 Million after 3 rounds of funding by Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global. credits: en.wikipedia.org
    2. 2
      Grofers was named one of the top 10 startups in Delhi by YourStory.com in December 2014. credits: en.wikipedia.org
    3. 3
      In the begining of March 2015, Grofers had a total of 500,000 SKUs (or individual items) available for order. credits: techcrunch.com
    4. 4
      By the end of February 2015, Grofers claimed to process 30,000 deliveries a month, with a fifth of those orders placed through its mobile apps. credits: techcrunch.com
    5. 5
      In April 2015, Grofers had partnered with over 350 merchants and claims to process over 700 deliveries per day. credits: www.techinasia.com

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