Funding Roundup: Early-Stage Deals Closed by Crewdible, Shippr, Quinio and Others
It has been a notable week for startups in the e-commerce, logistics and supply chain space. In this week’s Ecosystem Funding Roundup, we are thrilled to feature 6 of their notable achievements:
Crewdible Series A Funding
Crewdible is a Java-based micro-warehousing startup that has secured $3.2M in a recent Series A led by Bukalapak. Established in 2017, the company assists online sellers with difficult and mundane tasks of e-commerce businesses like managing inventory, packaging, and even shipping. With more than 100 warehouses and 5000 sellers under its wing, the firm works closely with a number of big names for its last-mile delivery, including Ninja Express, JNE and Gojek.
Year Founded: 2017
Founder(s): Dhana Galindra
Location: Tangerang, Indonesia
Latest Funding: $3.2M Series A
Lead Investor(s): Bukalapak
Newtrul Post-Seed Funding
Newtrul is a proprietary digital freight matching platform that connects freight brokers with carriers to share available loads in real time. Armed with an additional $5.3M from the latest fund raise, the company is looking to invest heavily in the right technologies, as well as refine the communication, CRM and onboarding functions of its platform. As of today, Newtrul is serving close to 75 clients and has added over 10,000 active carriers over the past year.
Year Founded: 2018
Founder(s): Ed Stockman, John Tozer and Shivam Sinha
Location: Chicago, United States
Latest Funding: $5.3M Post-Seed Series
Lead Investor(s): SignalFire and Flex Capital
GoodShip Pre-Seed Funding
Nashville’s logistics startup GoodShip has closed a $2.4Mpre-seed round featuring FUSE, Flexport Fund, Cerano Management and other angel investors. Backed by many big names in technology and freight, the company is well-positioned to become one of the most impactful technologies in the logistics ecosystem. The latest capital infusion will help bolster hiring efforts and ramp up development of its analytics, bringing it one step closer to its goal of being a leader in middle-mile logistics.
Year Founded: 2022
Founder(s): Ryan Soskin and David Tsai
Location: Nashville, United States
Latest Funding: $2.4M Pre-Seed
Lead Investor(s): FUSE
Krepling Pre-Seed Funding
Founded by two brothers Liam and Travis Gerada, Krepling offers retailers no-code and AI-enabled e-commerce solutions for building and scaling their entire business. Focused on merchants in the mid-market category, the firm is “seeking to democratize the functionality being brought about by other e-commerce 3.0 and headless players like Fabric and Nacelle”. The $1M raised from its pre-seed round will support the development of its model as well as the expansion of its team.
Year Founded: 2020
Founder(s): Liam JE Gerada and Travis Gerada
Location: Chattanooga, United States
Latest Funding: $1M Pre-Seed
Lead Investor(s): LAUNCH, Brickyard, Jason Calacanis and Jon Oringer
Quinio Equity + Debt Financing
Leading e-commerce aggregator Quinio – which acquires, operates and builds leading e-commerce brands across Latin America – has received over $40M in capital and debt financing. Headquartered in Mexico City, the startup utilizes data and technology to identify "well-positioned" companies to acquire and help fuel expansion of each acquired brand through a combination of organic growth, geographic footprint expansion and product innovations.
Year Founded: 2020
Founder(s): Iker Garay, Juan Gavito and Santiago Gavito
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Latest Funding: $40M Equity + Debt Financing
Lead Investor(s): Northgate Capital (Equity portion)
Shippr Additional Funding
Belgium-based Shippr aims to reimagine same-day delivery by making urban logistics smarter, more inclusive, and more sustainable. With advanced communication modules and real-time tracking capabilities, the platform provides businesses with a full range of same-day delivery solutions, from cargo bikes to refrigerated trucks. Following the recent raise of €10M, the startup is now poised to bolster its growth plans and expand across the European region.
Year Founded: 2017
Founder(s): Alexina Smet, Harold Waterkeyn, Kevin Delval, Quentin Goossens and Romain Syed
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Latest Funding: €10M Additional Funding
Lead Investor(s): Undisclosed
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