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Blowhorn raises Rs 25 crore from IDG Ventures, others

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Intra-city logistics start-up, Blowhorn, has raised USD 3.65 mn (about Rs 25 crore) from IDG Ventures India, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and existing investors -- Draper Associates and Unitus Seed Fund.

The company plans to utilise the proceeds from the Series A funding to expand operations to eight cities in the next 24 months, with over 25,000 daily active drivers, Blowhorn said in a statement.

Founded in 2014 by Mithun Srivatsa and Nikhil Shivaprasad, Blowhorn offers a tech-enabled platform to connect customers to mini-truck owners, enabling intra-city, sub 2-tonne deliveries.

The company has 50 full-time employees and is present in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad.

"We have been able to leverage technology and operational innovation to emerge as a market leader by ensuring high business profitability and customer satisfaction. We will now focus on leading the segment across all performance metrics," Blowhorn CEO Mithun Srivatsa said.

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First Published: Tue, March 07 2017. 14:32 IST