Licious is a Bengaluru based food delivery startup, established in June, 2015. It was a joint effort of Abhay Hanjura and Vivek Gupta. Licious specializes in fresh meat delivery. The aim of this startup is to supply safe, delectable, trustworthy fresh meat in India. According to their website,
At Licious we are busy building a world-class enterprise that’s bound to upgrade the way we procure, sell, buy and consume meat in India.
Their delicacies include, fresh meat delivery of chicken, lamb chops and fish. This online meat delivery startup has gained a lot of success since day 1. Their success speaks itself when they delivered over 1300 orders in a month. Licious intends to elevate the meat shopping experience in India. It has emerged as one of the most successful online meat retailer in our country. The meat is hand-cut by expert butchers, securely packed, and delivered in 90 minutes—fresh to the door steps of the customers.
This innovation has brought under one roof – meat acquisition, processing and delivery. The frozen meat problem seems to have been solved by this duo from Bengaluru. People are happy as now not only vegies, but also meat can be purchased online and in a very hassle free way. They have an average rating of 5 stars on wereview.
Licious was recently in news for it received a huge funding from Mayfield India. It raised $3 million funding on Thursday, April 21, 2016. This is their second enormous funding. Earlier in September 2015, it raised $1 million in angel funding from former Infosys director T V Mohandas Pai and Kanwaljit Singh.
Mayfield India have been investing in India since 2006 and have a total of $219 million under management. They invest in passionate founders aiming to build businesses in large markets. They look for unique solutions solving pain points.
Mohandas Pai, chairman, Aarin Capital, is an active angel investor with a portfolio of over a dozen startups. Kanwaljit Singh’s family office Fireside Ventures looks to invest Rs 25 lakh to Rs 1 crore in consumer-focused ventures.
Bagging funding from these giants is a master-stroke.
We wish them all the best for their future endeavours!!
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