We Founder Circle Leads Seed Round Worth USD 100K In Nestroots
Gurgaon-based start-up, Nestroots currently sells from multiple platforms including its own website, and other renowned marketplaces catering to Furniture, Dining, and Tableware categories. This is the first round raised by the start-up
We Founder Circle (WFC) – a start-up investment platform, in continuation of its mission to fund early-stage start-ups, participated in the USD 100K (debt and equity combined) worth Seed funding round in Nestroots, a home décor start-up. Gurgaon-based start-up, Nestroots currently sells from multiple platforms including its own website, and other renowned marketplaces catering to Furniture, Dining, and Tableware categories. This is the first round raised by the start-up.
Mr. Neeraj Tyagi- CEO & CO-Founder, We Founder Circle commented, “Consumer behavior in India has been gradually shifting towards urban lifestyle. This continuous shift has been driving the home decor market steadily. Also, globally during the current pandemic Home Décor has been the fastest-growing category online, as homes have become the center of attraction much beyond just living. Today home is your extended office, entertainment zone, party place & much more. All these factors have together created a more favorable scenario for Home decor start-ups like Nestroots to thrive.” The startup plans to exhaust funds in digital marketing, building a better UI UX for its customers, facilitating association with vendors, and building more product categories.
“Though being bootstrapped till now we have seen amazing results and received a great response from the consumers, raising this round will really help us accelerate our growth plans, explore newer avenues and take bigger leaps in lesser time. We have been a profitable business since our inception. Our product range has been widely accepted and liked by the customers in the segment. Now we are focused on increasing the customer base in India by providing aesthetically high, and durable products at affordable prices. Raising this round has also given us the opportunity to have Hitesh Dhawan on board as a Digital marketing mentor for Nestroots, who has also participated in this round. Hence, this round is not just restricted to financial support but also enables strategic and advisory support for us,” said Ms. Chhavi Singh – Founder, Nestroots, a home décor start-up. Nestroots has been able to reach 55,000 customers since its inception. The brand aims at increasing the number of product parent categories from the current 7 to 12 by end of fiscal 2021-22.