The Bangalore-based chat platform for local businesses, Lookup has partnered with food tech startup, Freshworld to deliver fruits and vegetables to their customers for free.
FreshWorld has rolled out an innovational and technological twist to the traditional vegetable carts by introducing a digitized system where the customers get the supermarket feel at their doorstep.
Speaking on the partnership, Rajiv Rao, Founder and CEO, Freshworld said, “FreshWorld is delighted at the opportunity of partnering with Lookup in furthering consolidating its position as bangalore premier FnV Mobile Retailer. Customer’s will now have an added option of ordering FnV thru the Lookup Mobile app and FreshWorld will leverage its network of Mobile carts to deliver Farm Fresh Fruits & Vegetables all by just sending a message”
“Fruits and vegetables are a common everyday need for every household and we see a lot of queries daily. We wanted to partner with someone who can cater to this and get it to the customers’ doorstep for free. FreshWorld being an offline FnV retailer, a partnership with them made absolute sense. We also realised that we are empowering offline businesses in coming online, so that would be our way forward” said Deepak Ravindran, founder and CEO, Lookup.
How it works –
- Download Lookup.
- Chat with FreshWorld for your requirements
- The carts will deliver the fruits and vegetables to your doorstep for free!
Lookup app is developed by Deepak Ravindran, co-founder and former CEO of SMS-based search engine services startup Innoz Technologies. The app allows local businesses to acquire and connect with customers over a chat, and get their shops verified. Lookup has also joined hands with Bangalore Police to help public to connect with the police in case of emergencies recently. Recently, Lookup app has raised INR 2.4 Cr. from Japanese investors DeNA Co and Teruhide Sato. Prior to that, it had raised $100K from MKS Switzerland SA, a precious metals and financial services group of companies.
While, the FreshWorld was founded in 2013 by Rajiv Rao. The food tech startup delivers fruits and vegetables straight from farms to homes. It claims to sell fruits and vegetables like a street vendor but by using electric carts. These carts are laced with tablet, printer and communication technologies to provide receipt, track inventory and analyse data to understand customer purchase behavior. Recently, FreshWorld has raised undisclosed amount of funding from Kris Gopalakrishnan.