DIY Ecommerce platform Kartrocket raises seed investment from 500Startups and 5ideas

Delhi Based Startup BigFoot Retail Solutions, which has recently launched Kartrocket, a DIY ecommerce platform for Indian SMEs and retailers, has raised a seed round of funding from 5ideas Startup Superfuel, 500Startups and angel Jatin Aneja.

The raised funds will be used for scaling sales, service and technology.

With the help of Kartrocket, companies can launch their own online sales platform and select storefront designs, integrate payments including a COD option. It also includes a shipping platform ShipRocket integrated with Indian and international logistics providers with a single shipping dashboard. It can also help sellers in shipping and managing orders across online marketplaces and offers mobile ready solution.

Stores can be created with initial pricing starting from INR 500 per month to INR 7000 per month depending on the type of package. It has over 100 apps on the platform to help merchants connect their store to industry’s leading solutions.

Kartrocket is co-founded by Saahil Goel, Gautam Kapoor and Vishesh Khurana. It was launched in beta in January this year and has acquired over 100 paying customers and more than 500 trial customers in categories such as clothing, designer wear, etc. Few of its clients include DaMilano, Valyoo Technologies, Globalite Sport and Fotocolor Emporium, etc.

Kartrocket will be competing with Shopify, which recently entered in the Asian market in partnership with Singtel, and others including Zepo etc.

Recently, another SaaS & DIY ecommerce and website platform Powerstores raised around USD 2 million in funding from a Hong Kong based investor in Series A.