Chumbak is a lifestyle brand for products across apparel, home, and accessories focused on the souvenir and gift market. Chumbak retails designer t-shirts, boxer shorts, iPhone cases, coin pouches, and bags, among others. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Bengaluru, India. In January 2023, Chumbak was acquired by GOAT Brand Labs. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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Sep 18, 2023
Wellness startup The Good Bug raises $3.5 million funding from Fireside Ventures SECTIONS ETtech Rate Story Synopsis Direct-to-consumer brand The Good Bug has secured $3.5 million in funding in a round led by Fireside Ventures. The funds will be used for new product development, team expansion, and brand investments. The Good Bug focuses on gut health, offering solutions for issues such as bloating and constipation. The company currently has a customer base of 100,000. The D2C space has seen an influx of capital during the pandemic, with FMCG brands seeking to enter the market. Recent consolidations include Goat Brand Labs acquiring Chumbak and HUL's stake in Oziva. iStock Direct-to-consumer (D2C) brand The Good Bug has raised $3.5 million as part of its latest funding round, which was led by Fireside Ventures . According to the company, it will deploy a large part of the funding towards development of new products, team expansion and brand investments. Elevate Your Tech Prowess with High-Value Skill Courses Offering College Founded in 2022, by Keshav Biyani and Prabhu Karthikeyan, The Good Bug is a wellness brand focused on gut health and looks to address issues such as bloating, constipation, weight management and others through the gut. “Our journey has been about more than just business; it’s about transforming lives. We are excited to have Fireside Ventures as our partner in this journey,” said Biyani, in a statement. Previously, Biyani was the head of strategy and emerging business at Future Group India. Karthikeyan is a serial entrepreneur in the consumer space and previously cofounded men’s grooming brand United Consumer Brands and hair care brand Athena Life Sciences. Currently, The Good Bug has a base of 100,000 customers, the company said. Discover the stories of your interest “As consumers are getting more health-conscious and looking for safe and effective solutions with long term benefits; we see a huge potential for gut health. The Good Bug is at the forefront of this segment with their innovative and effective products,” said Ankur Khaitan, principal, Fireside Ventures. With the pandemic, the D2C space has seen a significant infusion of capital with the increase in online shopping by customers. The past few months have also seen massive consolidations in the sector, with large fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands increasingly wanting a slice of the pie. Earlier this year, ecommerce rollup brand Goat Brand Labs, backed by Flipkart Ventures and Tiger Global, acquired clothing and home-decor brand Chumbak for an undisclosed amount. Last December, consumer giant HUL acquired a 51% stake in plant-based supplement brand Oziva for Rs 264 crore and is expected to acquire the remaining 49% over the course of a three-year period. Don’t miss out on ET Prime stories! Get your daily dose of business updates on WhatsApp. click here! Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd is in advanced negotiations with CVC Capital Partners to form a consortium and raise at least $1.2-1.5 billion from the European buyout fund as the Ahmedabad-based pharma-power conglomerate puts together a ₹60,000 crore ($7 billion) acquisition financing package, one of the largest in recent times, to acquire rival Cipla, said people in the know.
Chumbak Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Chumbak founded?
Chumbak was founded in 2010.
Where is Chumbak's headquarters?
Chumbak's headquarters is located at 520, CMH Road, Indiranagar, 1st Stage, Bengaluru.
What is Chumbak's latest funding round?
Chumbak's latest funding round is Acquired.
How much did Chumbak raise?
Chumbak raised a total of $28.35M.
Who are the investors of Chumbak?
Investors of Chumbak include GOAT Brand Labs, Klub, Gaja Capital Partners, Matrix Partners India, SeedFund and 4 more.