Kabeer Biswas - CEO & Co-Founder at Dunzo

Megha Rani Megha Rani
Jun 16, 2021 6 min read
Kabeer Biswas - CEO & Co-Founder at Dunzo

Kabeer Biswas founded the delivery startup Dunzo in January 2015, headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Kabeer serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Dunzo. Kabeer is the Co-founder of Dunzo along with three of its Co-founders including, Ankur Agarwal, Dalvir Suri, and Mukund Jha.

Know all about the Personal & Professional life of Kabeer Biswas, his education, success story, Dunzo networth & more in the post ahead!

Kabeer Biswas- Biography

Name Kabeer Biswas
Born 1984
Age 36 (2020)
Education University of Mumbai
Profession Entreprerneur
Position CEO & Co-founder, Dunzo
Dunzo Valuation $301-$307 Mn (March 2021)

Kabeer Biswas- Personal Life
Kabeer Beeswas- Education
Kabeer Biswas- Professional Life
Kabeer Biswas- CEO & Co-founder of Dunzo
Kabeer Biswas- Success story
Kabeer Biswas- Funding raised via Dunzo
Kabeer Biswas- Business ideas
FAQ's


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Kabeer Biswas- Personal Life

Kabeer was born in 1984. His father died while Kabeer 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 Kabeer having not to worry for his mother's well being. Β Thus, Kabeer himself asserted that this is the reason he has no dependents and can formidably experiment on the ideas he took interest.

Kabeer Biswas- Education

Kabeer 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).

Kabeer Biswas- Professional Life

Kabeer 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 Β 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.

Kabeer 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. Β 


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Kabeer Biswas- CEO & Co-founder of Dunzo

Dunzo Owners & Founder
Kabeer Biswas, Ankur Agarwal, Dalvir Suri and Mukund Jha | Dunzo Co-Founders

Kabeer 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, Kabeer 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.


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Kabeer Biswas- Success story

Kabeer 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.

Kabeer 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.

Kabeer Biswas- Business ideas

Kabeer 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.

Kabeer 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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FAQ's

Who is the CEO of Dunzo?

Kabeer Biswas is the Co-Founder & CEO at Dunzo.

Is Dunzo funded by Google?

Hyperlocal delivery startup Dunzo has raised $40 million in Series E funding from new and existing investors including Google, Lightbox, Evolvence, Hana Financial Investment, LGT Lightstone Aspada, and Alteria among others.

Why did Google invest in Dunzo?

Dunzo is reimagining how e-commerce and delivery could be done in India, thereby posing a challenge to Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart, as well as local food and grocery delivery startups such as Swiggy, Zomato, BigBasket, and Grofers.

Who is the owner of Dunzo?

It was founded by Kabeer Biswas, along with Co-founders Ankur Agarwal, Dalvir Suri, and Mukund Jha, in 2014.

Conclusion

Kabeer Biswas's main aim was to make a living by saving people's time. Dunzo, a hyperlocal delivery startup lets users transfer or deliver their desired product or parcel from one corner of the city to the other corner with just a click.

Dunzo can change the way you move things, how you shop and lets you access your city like never before. An app that connects you to the nearest delivery partner who can make purchases, pick up items from any store or restaurant in the city, and bring them to you.

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