Fashion marketplace Voonik has raised $20 million (around Rs 133 crores) in Series-B round of funding to scale up operations. Sequoia Capital led the round with participation from Times Internet, Seedfund, Beenos, Beenext, Parkwood Bespin, Tancom Investments and Kunal Shah, it said in a statement Thursday. Earlier, Voonik had raised $500,000 (roughly Rs 3.3 crores) in seed, $6.5 million (roughly Rs 43.6 crores) in series A funding. Also Read - TikTok beats WhatsApp and Facebook in usage in rural India: Report
“The funds will enable Voonik to enhance customer experience, strengthen their personalization engine, and to scale up Mr Voonik and Vilara,” the company said. “Series A helped us in gaining scale, and now with this renewed investor confidence through Series B, we are all set to consolidate our leadership in fashion commerce,” co-founder and CEO Sujayath Ali Voonik said. Also Read - World's fastest internet speed of 44.2 Terabits per second recorded by Aussie researchers
Launched in August 2014, Voonik has 10 million registered users, 8 million app downloads, 100 million annual gross merchandise value and 13 million annual revenue rate. Recently, the company launched two other fashion platforms, Mr Voonik, an exclusive app for men fashion and Vilara, a market place for designers and boutiques.