3.8 Teardowns | ShareChat & Apna
The social media network with 180M users and the Unicorn professional networking startup
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ShareChat – Indian social media network with over 180 million users
Founded: 2015. Funds Raised: $1.2B. Valuation: $3.7B.
Apna.co – A professional networking platform leveraged by over 22 million users and 200k employers
Founded: 2019. Funds Raised: $193M. Valuation: $1.1B.
Teardowns from earlier this week
Optoro – Offering a reverse logistics solution to brands and retailers in the U.S.
Founded: 2010. Funds Raised: $252.8M. Good Process: $100M+.
Digit Insurance – One of India’s largest digital insurance brokers
Founded: 2016. Funds Raised: $500M+. Valuation: $3.5B.
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