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Simplifying Business in India

Simplifying Business in India

UDAAN is about making business easy in India, about making B2B commerce convenient and efficient. We believe B2B is the new B2C in India.

India has 50M+ SMBs, who form the core of Indian economy and society. They are the entrepreneurial pulse of India. We believe the internet is a great equalizer. We aim to bring the power of the Internet to these millions of entrepreneurs.

Udaan is a B2B trade platform for small & medium businesses in India. It brings traders, wholesalers, distributors, retailers and manufacturers in India on to a single platform. At Udaan we are looking to create a disruptive value proposition for small and medium businesses across India.

We are a very passionate and driven team on a mission to grow India’s commerce by bringing the power of the internet to Indian entrepreneurs. We are looking for a Software Developer to join us in this journey. If you are comfortable in an "all hands-on deck" environment, love solving problems this is the place for you.

Latest Stories and News

India's Yes Bank breakdown disrupts Walmart's PhonePe among a dozen other services

  • TechCrunch
  • 2 months ago
  • Tens of millions of merchants and users in India are struggling to make online transactions and use several popular services after the nation’s central bank seized control of Yes Bank, the fourth largest lender in the country.
  • The emergency takeover of the private sector bank has taken off several financial startups that rely on it to facilitate services such as processing QR codes, point-of-sale terminals as well as transactions through popular UPI infrastructure.
India's Yes Bank breakdown disrupts Walmart's PhonePe among a dozen other services

E-education is flavour of the month: 7 startups rake in the moolah

  • YourStory.com
  • 3 months ago

According to a research conducted by KPMG, along with insights from Google search, the online education market itself is expected to witness a huge surge, growing 8x since 2016 to reach the $1.96 billion mark by 2021. The report finds that the paid user base will grow 6x from 1.6 million users in 2016 to 9.6 million users in 2021.

E-education is flavour of the month: 7 startups rake in the moolah

India's Udaan raises $585M to expand its B2B e-commerce platform

  • TechCrunch
  • 8 months ago

Udaan, a three-year-old business-to-business e-commerce platform in India, has raised more than half a billion dollars in a new financing round as it looks to bring more kirana stores (neighborhood stores), chemists and other small businesses online through its marketplace.

The startup said today it has raised $585 million in a Series D round from Tencent, Altimeter, Footpath Ventures, Hillhouse, GGV Capital and Citi Ventures. Existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, which wrote its first check to the startup back in 2016, and DST Global also invested in the round.

Udaan operates an eponymous B2B marketplace that connects small retailers with wholesalers and traders. The platform supports a wide-range of categories from lifestyle, electronics, home and kitchen, staples and toys, to fruits and vegetables. Udaan also offers a credit line to provide working capital to buyers and sellers on its platform. The startup has amassed more than 3 million retailers and more than 25,000 sellers from 900 cities and towns in India. The startup processed five million orders in the month of August.

India's Udaan raises $585M to expand its B2B e-commerce platform