[Funding alert] Pepper Content raises $14.3 million led by Bessemer Venture Partners, and looks forward to global expansion
Integrated global content market Bessemer Venture Partners.On Thursday, it said it had raised $14.3 million (Rs.110 crore) in a Series A led round
The tour also saw participation from Tanglin Venture PartnersAnd the Lightspeed India PartnersAnd the Titan Capitalseasoned angel investors like Gokul Rajaram ( ), Ritesh Agarwal (Founder and Chairman of the Executive Board, ), Abhinav Sinha (Global COO and CPO, OYO), Angkor Nagpal (founder, teachable), Dheeraj Pandey (Founder of Nutanix), Ashish Gupta (Founder of Helion.vc) and Kunal Shah (Founder, ).
The startup will use the funds to strengthen its presence in the US market, as well as diversify offerings into new categories such as graphic design, language subtitles and video content creation.
founded by Anirudh Singla and Rishabh Shekhar, Pepper content allows marketers to connect with writers, designers, translators, videographers, editors and illustrators around the world, using their own artificial intelligence algorithms.
The startup claims to have It has grown 16 times in revenue in the last 14 months. It aims to achieve a high double-digit growth rate by the end of this year.
Anirudh Singla and Rishabh Shekhar, Co-Founders, Pepper content, he said,
“As we enter the next phase of our journey to revolutionize content creation around the world, we are thrilled to have partners like Bessemer Venture Partners and other notable and credible investors. What Salesforce has done for sales, we will be doing for the content ecosystem.”
Founders of Pepper Content – Rashaba and Anayroudah
To date, the startup has welcomed more than 1,000 fast-growing companies and startups. It works with more than 2,500 clients, including Adani Enterprises, NPS Trust, Hindustan Unilever, P&G, HDFC Bank, CRED, Groww, SBI Mutual Fund, TATA Capital, Binance, Google and Adobe.
Launched in October 2017 from a bedroom at BITS Pilani, Pepper Content boasts a 150-member team, along with a creative talent network of over 100,000 freelance professionals.
Anant Fedor Puri, Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, He said,
“We firmly believe that the future of work is demand-driven, and we love Pepper’s approach to building a robust content marketing package that helps startups and organizations work more strategically with on-demand niche freelance talent, workflow enablement, and collaboration tools to create high-quality content.”
Dave Kher, Partner at Lightspeed India, He said, “Pepper’s value proposition to be a large-scale partner to organizations globally in order to produce high-quality, on-demand and on-budget content has truly made its mark. We believe Pepper’s SaaS delivers to help creators and organizations create, and drive content operations with a strong resonance in the marketplace. in the United States and globally.”