StageSeries C | Alive
Last Raised$58M | 9 mos ago
Dot provides digital transformation and commerce solutions to brick-and-mortar outlets while providing extensive customer engagement such as marketing, customer support, and logistics. It caters its solutions to food and beverage, retail, services, and other industries. DotPe was rebranded to Dot. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Gurugram, India.
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Latest Dot News
Dec 22, 2022
DotPe, e-commerce enable announced that it has raised $58 million in its series B funding round led by Temasek. PayU, the payments and fintech business of Prosus, and InfoEdge Ventures also participated in the round and backed DotPe. New investors including Mitsubishi & Naya Capital join as new investors. The startup plans to into financial services and further empower merchants with business loans and credit lines for its merchant partners. Founded in 2020 by PayU co-founder Shailaz Nag along with Gyanesh Sharma and Anurag Gupta, DotPe offers online business solutions for retailers. The company also offers ordering, online payments, and delivery facilities to its customers. The platform carter sellers with integrated omni-channel solutions to run, manage, and grow businesses with an ecosystem of commerce solutions, marketing software, and banking services. Nag mentioned “There are millions of offline businesses in India waiting for simple, effective and affordable tech-led tools to scale. As we keep democratising opportunities for business growth with our omni-channel solutions and making technology affordable and accessible, we also plan to foray into financial services and further empower merchants with business loans and credit lines to turbocharge their growth,” According to the company, it currently serves over 7.5 million brands including local, national and international companies as well as small and medium-sized business (SMB) merchants. DotPe’s clientele includes McDonald's, 24-Seven and Taco Bell. The company claims that its merchant base has grown over 3 folds since its inception into the market. Prior to this, the startup raised $27.5 million in Series A round round led by existing investor PayU. Other participants include Info Edge Ventures and technology giant Google. Furthermore, in 2020, during the pandemic the startup raised around $8 million in its seed round led by payments company PayU and Chinese conglomerate Fosun International. In 2021, the Gurugram-based company point-of-sale (PoS) startup Rista in an all-cash deal, marking its venture into the PoS segment. Rista was started by Srini Vasan in 2015. The company had around 1,500 merchants using its services at the time of acquisition. Share this article:
Dot Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Dot founded?
Dot was founded in 2019.
Where is Dot's headquarters?
Dot's headquarters is located at Golf Course Road, Sector 54, Gurugram.
What is Dot's latest funding round?
Dot's latest funding round is Series C.
How much did Dot raise?
Dot raised a total of $89.2M.
Who are the investors of Dot?
Investors of Dot include Temasek, IE Ventures, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, PayU, Naya Capital and 12 more.
Who are Dot's competitors?
Competitors of Dot include Listerr and 8 more.
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