With the help of Lightspeed India, Pepper Content was able to raise $4.2 Million in a series funding lab. Pepper Content as a content services marketplace looks to expand into new categories. Categories such as audio and video content in new geographies like Southeast Asia. Pepper Content is a startup founded in the year 2017, in Mumbai. This Mumbai based startup brings together creators and businesses on its platform. It helps in promoting freelancers or gig careers for creators.
According to Pepper Content, they have more than 30,000 content writers, graphic designers, language specialists, and editors. Pepper Content works with more than 4000 customers. These customers include Amazon, Swiggy, Paytm, Max Bupa, Apollo Hospitals and Adobe.
“Our mission is to disrupt the entire content creation industry at scale and create a stronger, high quality, and more organized ecosystem for content creators,” said Anirudh Singla, cofounder and CEO of Pepper Content. “Imagine us being able to build virtual content teams for any company globally.”
Pepper Content has also revealed that the content writers on its platform and they have written over 100,000 pieces of content. On the basis of this content, they have over $400,000 dollars in fees. These numbers are only of the past two years. However, in the last three months alone, they have added over 150 enterprises and SME’s as customers. Pepper Content is experiencing 25% month on month growth in revenue, Pepper Content has revealed.
“We are proud to partner with Anirudh and his team with a vision to use the Pepper market platform to enable any company around the world to source content on-demand, with high quality, and at scale,” said Dev Khare, Partner at Lightspeed India. “Not only is every company a software company these days, but every company is a content company.”
What Is Lightspeed India?
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Lightspeed India is an India-American company. They have been investing in direct and cross-border companies. They have been investing sine 2007. Lightspeed India Partners (LSIP) and its Indian advisory team have offices in New Delhi and Banglore.
Lightspeed India Partners invest in early and growth-stage technology companies with a strong base of operations in India. They are targeting India and/or global markets in consumer and enterprises. The partners in LSIP are committed to advising and consulting. They consult the burgeoning set of Indian entrepreneurs to build iconic companies.
What Is Pepper Content?
Pepper content is a mediation platform that connects talented writers to platforms that require content writers. They process and mediate the demand and supply chain for content-based services.
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The Pepper Content revealed that they had received the funding on Linkedin. Here is the post.
Apart from Lightspeed, a few other angel investors, including Upwork founder Beerud Sheth, Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan, Unacademy cofounder Gaurav Munjal, as well as, AngelList’s Utsav Somani also participated in Pepper Content’s Series A Funding Round.