[Startup Funding] Gurugram-based Startup ChefKart Raises $300K Funding
ChefKart, a Gurugram-based startup providing experienced cooks, has raised $300,000 in a pre-seed round from Titan Capital, Lead Angels, Vipul Allawadhi (Co-founder, Kutumbh), Pravega Ventures, Manyavar Family Office (Ravi Modi), and Puja Vijayvargiya.
As per the startup, it will use the funds to develop a product that can help users manage end-to-end kitchen needs, upskilling, and training of cooks. The startup also plans to use the funding to acquire more customers and chefs on the platform and scaling up the business in Noida, Delhi.[Read: Growth Trends And Future Of FoodTech Industry In India]
Founded by Vaibhav Gupta, Aman Gupta and Arpit Gupta in 2020, ChefKart provides trained and verified home cooks who create perfectly hygienic meals suited best to your taste. The Gurugram-based startup is an end to end kitchen aide that plans, shops and cooks for you in your home kitchen.
Set to change the way India manages their cooking space today, ChefKart offers experienced cooks, pantry management, easier meal planning and lesser trips to the store as part of their bouquet services.
Speaking on the development, Vaibhav Gupta, CEO and Co-founder of ChefKart, said,
“ChefKart has served over 500 customers even during COVID-19 times and managed to grow 50 percent MOM. Since inception, we have onboarded 2,200 service professionals covering almost the entire Gurugram. People see COVID-19 as an opportunity loss, but it has proved to be a blessing in disguise for us as people have realised the importance of home-cooked food.”
ChefKart aims to operate and manage millions of kitchens across the globe. As per Bipin Shah, Partner at Titan Capital, ChefKart is streamlining an essential service industry. Impressed with the team’s growth in the past year, he added that their approach towards solving the problem is extraordinary, and they will become a global brand.[Read: Things you need to know before starting a Cloud Kitchen]
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