Gurgaon based hyperlocal delivery startup Quickli has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from 500 Startups and former Rocket Internet partner Mato Peric with participation from some other unnamed investors. The new funding will be used for team building as well as to expand its presence.
Founded by Rohan Diwan and Sudhanshu Agarwal in January 2015, Quickli processes 1,000 deliveries per day in the Delhi-NCR region. The startup went live in April 2015, bridges the last mile gap between retailers and customers. Its logistics & on-demand delivery platform connects customers with local runners, who pickup and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in the city. Any merchant or partner who wants to get its products delivered needs to give Quickli a missed call, or use company’s Android app to schedule a delivery and can track the location of their package. Merchants have a prepaid wallet and are charged on per delivery basis.
The startup is directly competing with Roadrunnr and Shadowfax. In July, Roadrunnr, a B2B online platform and service provider for hyper local logistics, raised $11 million from Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture Partners and Blume Ventures. And in August, Gurgaon based on-demand hyperlocal merchant delivery service, Shadowfax raised an investment of $300,000 in an angel round led by Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal of Snapdeal, Zishaan Hayath of Powai Lake Ventures, and Prashant Malik of Limeroad.