Pepper Content Raises $4.2M In Series A Funding
Mumbai-based startup Pepper Content has raised $4.2 million in Series A funding led by Lightspeed India and leading angel investors across India and Silicon Valley.
Some of the angel investors who participated in this funding round are Gaurav Munjal (Founder, Unacademy), Beerud Sheth (Founder, Upwork), Balaji Srinivasan (Coinbase CTO, ex-GP at a16z), Utsav Somani (iSeed/AngelList), Aakrit Vaish (Founder, Haptik), Akhil Paul (Caparo Group), Dilip Khandelwal (Ex-MD, SAP Labs India), and Miten Sampat (ex-CSO, Times Internet)
As per the startup, it plans to use the raised money to enter into the newer content category like video and audio and expand into Southeast Asia.
Founded in 2017 by Anirudh Singla, Rishank Pandey, and Rishabh Shekhar, Pepper Content is an innovative digital content marketplace with an AI-enabled platform. The startup offers content services to small startups, media houses, big companies, etc.
Talking about this funding round, Anirudh Singla, Co-founder and CEO, Pepper Content said,
“With this fundraise, we have a strong product focus, and we want to look at all kinds of content and get a strong grip on the content creation market. We already have all kinds of content creators, we just need to scale the product to suit all their different needs.”
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