EV Charging Platform ElectricPe Raises $3 Million In Seed Funding
ElectricPe, an EV charging platform, has raised $3 million in a seed funding round led by Blume Ventures and Micelio Fund.
The funding round also saw participation from angel investors, including Anupam Mittal (Shaadi.com), Arjun Ravi Sheth (Partner at Anchorage Capital Partners), Anshuman Bapna (Terra.do), Ashish Goel (UrbanLadder), Bhuvan Gupta (OfBusiness), Jasminder Singh (Nowfloats), Khadim Batti and Vara Kumar (Whatfix), Mukul Rustagi (Classplus), Murthy Aradhi (Whishworks), Nikheel Kamble and Pallav Singh (Numen), Ramakant Sharma (Livspace), Saurabh Aggarwal (Fitso), and Soumitra Mishra (Claro Energy).
As per the startup, the raised funds will be utilised to further develop its deep-tech platform to enable easy access to affordable charging points via its ElectricPe app.
ElectricPe | EV Charging Platform
Founded by Avinash Sharma and Raghav Rohila in May 2021, ElectricPe is working to provide smart, affordable, and clean Electric Mobility to a billion Indians.
The startup offers a B2C EV charging and demand generation app that provides EV users with a one-stop platform to access EV charging points, which also tracks real-time usage.[Read: Factors Driving The Growth Of Indian Electric Vehicle Industry In 2021]
Speaking on the development, Avinash Sharma, Co-founder and CEO of ElectricPe, said,
“Using our proprietary technology and platform approach, we aim to solve for ‘trust’, which an EV user requires when looking for charging services. With rising fuel prices and favourable government incentives, the EV revolution has already begun, and our vision is to enable affordable and clean charging for all. We are taking an ecosystem approach by working with all industry stakeholders, thereby making adoption more seamless.”
Being OEM agnostic, the EV charging platform partners with nationwide EV charging points and independent charge point operators. The startup then onboards them onto the ElectricPe platform, making it a unique proposition for the industry.
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