Funding

Dunzo had raised Series B funding of $12.3 million from Google and existing investors Aspada Investment Advisors and Blume Ventures in December last year. It previously received $650,000, which was followed by a Series A funding of $1.18 million in November 2016.

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Dunzo numbers

  • Dunzo claims to have completed 5,000 bike taxi trips in Gurgaon.
  • As of July this year, it claims to have 4,000 riders in Bangalore, with hopes to expand to 25,000 by the end of 2018.
  • It also claims that it would like to grow its tasks from 100,000 monthly to 120,000 daily.
  • As of December last year, Dunzo claims to have 30,000 monthly active users in Bangalore and 1,000 riders who complete tasks. It charges a 7–8% commission as per the product or service value.

In April this year, Dunzo launched a subscription service called Dunzox giving its paid users a priority service and support.

Pause on alcohol delivery

Last month, Dunzo stopped delivering alcohol in Karnataka when regulators made noise about online alcohol delivery not being a recognized mode of sale. “Why should we talk to [Dunzo]?” Rajendra Prasad, an excise official in Bangalore told MediaNama. Alcohol deliveries previously accounted for around one in thirty orders for Dunzo in Bangalore, an employee told The News Minute.