Kabir Biswas: CEO & Co-founder at Dunzo

Kabir Biswas founded his delivery startup Dunzo in January 2015, headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Dunzo. Kabir is the Co-founder of Dunzo along with three of its Co-founders including, Ankur Agarwal, Dalvir Suri, and Mukund Jha. The valuation of Dunzo in accordance with the RoC fillings is Rs.400 crore. The company is growing at a 13-14% margin in its transactions. Also, Dunzo has consistently displayed a compounded growth of 30% for 20 years.

Kabir Biswas- Biography

Name Kabir Biswas
Born 1984
Age 36 (2020)
Education University of Mumbai
Profession Entreprerneur
Position CEO & Co-founder, Dunzo
Net worth Rs.400 crore

Kabir Biswas- Personal Life
Kabir Biswas- Education
Kabir Biswas- Professional Life
Kabir Biswas- CEO & Co-founder of Dunzo
Kabir Biswas- Success story
Kabir Biswas- Funding raised via Dunzo
Kabir Biswas- Business ideas
Native clients of Dunzo

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Kabir Biswas- Personal Life

Kabir was born in 1984. His father died while Kabir was only 19 years old. His father left a considerable wealth for him, which allowed him to experiment with various ideas and take risks without thinking of choosing a safe route. His mother knew the business left behind by his father. Hence she was secure with Kabir having not to worry for his mother's well being.  Thus, Kabir himself asserted that this is the reason he has no dependents and can formidably experiment on the ideas he took interest.

Kabir Biswas- Education

Kabir pursued Bachelors of Electronics in Computers from University of Mumbai (2000-2004). He later did Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).

Kabir Biswas- Professional Life

Kabir started his professional career as soon as he completed MBA in 2007. He joined Bharti Airtel Limited in 2007 as a Rural NPD. After two years, he was promoted in the Social, Communities and Location Based Services. He thus spent about three and half years working in this company, from June 2007 to October 2010.

He  later worked for Videocon Telecommunications Limited in the New Product Development area. He worked there for almost three months, from October 2010 to December 2010.

Kabir then worked for Y2CF Digital Media Private Limited in the Product area. He worked there for three years, from January 2011 to December 2013.

He founded a company called Hoppr, which was acquired by Hike in 2014. He has gained enough experience till then and thus established his local delivery set up, Dunzo in January 2015.  

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Kabir Biswas- CEO & Co-founder of Dunzo

Kabir started his local delivery set up Dunzo from a small Whatsapp group. It eventually gained popularity and transformed into a hyperlocal, mobile application service.

He believed that in the space of delivery and logistics, if all systems do not work on tech-based business then at least customers who need such service should be served well. This thinking should be approached by companies and they must think of gaining not only customers but valuable customers.

Thus, Kabir thought of establishing the business that would help people who formerly need delivery services. Dunzo renders its delivery services in Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurugram, Pune, Chennai, Jaipur, Mumbai, and Hyderabad.

Kabir Biswas- Success story

Kabir started off with the hyperlocal delivery service, Dunzo in 2015. It started delivering its services in some of the Bengaluru's most opulent areas like, Indiranagar, Koramangala and the central business district, aiming at making life easier for its users, abiding by the time-consuming tasks.

Dunzo provides its delivery services in packages, pick up and drop, online restaurant discovery, ordering online food, grocery, medicine, laundry, local couriers and Bike taxi as well. The company receives ten lakh orders monthly.

Dunzo eventually became the first Indian tech company to receive funding from Google in 2017. Dunzo started providing a platform to local businesses. The company has also started food delivery services in direct competition to Swiggy and Zomato along with its initial core functioning as well. It has become a favorite brand among Bengaluru's digital-savvy and time-strapped elite.

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Kabir Biswas- Funding raised via Dunzo

Dunzo received its first round of funding from Blume Ventures, Aspada Ventures, escorted by other investors such as MD of Google India- Rajan Anandan and Sandipan Chattopaday worth $650k in March 2016.

In December 2017, the existing ventures and investors provided investments to Dunzo in another round of funding. This was Google's first direct investment to a startup in India.

In August 2019, Dunzo raised a funding of Rs. 34.56 crore by issuing debentures and Series C1 preference shares to one of the existing investor, Alteria Capital.

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Kabir Biswas- Business ideas

Kabir declared last year that he and his company Dunzo will be focusing on the local businesses that are offline. He is trying hard to make the local economy a lot more efficient. For example, once a local grocer's shop was declining and about to shut, then Dunzo signed it up as one of its delivery merchants. The shop is now gaining profits more than ever, in several past years.

Kabir has specifically designed Dunzo to use the data of its core delivery areas to make life easier for its users. It is through this service, they got to know that the well-to-do users were frequently searching for some specific foodstuffs that led them open a food delivery services as well. At that time, no one knew what his customers need, neither the user nor the retailer.

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Native clients of Dunzo

Some of the renowed company joined hands with Dunzo and gradually became its native clients. They are Windows Phone IOS, Android, Universal Windows Platform (Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10). These brands has eventually added more value to the company and proved to be reliable among several other delivery services company.

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