Indian Grahak, the Kolkata based online supermarket, has acquired online hyper-local marketplace Dyscover in a cash and stock deal, reports NextBigWhat. It is unclear if Dyscover’s entire team is moving to Indian Grahak.
Indian Grahak was founded by Sumana Mukherjee and Somjeet Mukherjee in August 2014 and is operational in Jamshedpur and Kolkata. It is an e-commerce platform that enables grocery retail stores and supermarkets to reach out to their customers and build an online presence. At present, it provides products in groceries, household supplies, personal care, baby care, health care and stationery and claims to see a growth rate of 40% per month.
Dyscover operated in Jamshedpur and had a team size of 22. The company provided g
– In July, online cab booking service Ola, launched a standalone application for hyperlocal groceries delivery called Ola Store. The service has debuted in Bangalore and claimed to have over 12,000 products in 13 categories available only for Android devices.
– In May, Local search listing platform AskMe acquired online grocery marketplace Bestatlowest.com for an undisclosed amount. Following the acquisition, Bestatlowest was expected to be merged with AskMe.
– In April, hyperlocal online grocery retailer Grofers acquired mobile grocery startup My Green Box. My Green Box’s 15 member team joined Grofers and MyGreen Box founder Varun Khurana was expected to act as the CTO of Grofers.
– Godrej Group’s premium food products retailer Nature’s Basket had acquired Mumbai-based online grocery store Ekstop.com, in February this year, and later integrated it into Nature’s Basket’s online store.
– Other players in this space include FreshWorld, LocalBanya, Amazon India’s KiranaNow, PepperTap, Delyver.com, BigBasket and SRSGrocery.com.