EV Plugs raises $150,000 in a round led by friends and family
EV Plugs, India’s first EV Charging Station aggregator platform covering EV charging stations from brands like EESL, Tata Power, Statiq, Magenta, Ather, and many more, raised $150,000 in a round led by family and friends.
EV Plugs will utilize the funds to expand EV charging network coverage In 150+ cities.
In the next 2 years, the company is planning to expand its charging network to over 50,000 chargers in 200+ cities across India and other emerging markets and to power several million two and three-wheeler EVs.
Commenting on the funding, Manish Narang, Co-Founder, EV Plugs, said, “The goal we have set upon ourselves to become the largest aggregator in the EV charging infrastructure space in India. We have observed that the EV adoption in metros is catching up at a much faster rate and the demand for charging infrastructure is wide. The money raised will allow us to continue our aggressive geographical expansion besides investment in innovation to keep us ahead of the curve.”
Commenting on his investment, Manas Gupta, Independent Angel Investor, said “Being an avid EV enthusiast myself, knows in the EV sector, more focus has begun on installing charging infrastructure. This will be the single most important factor, which drives the adoption of electric vehicles and a considerable shift towards green technology solutions. The transition towards sustainable mobility is an unstoppable global trend and companies which can provide reliable, fast, and cost-efficient electric charging infrastructure for all types of vehicles will make a huge impact. Independent studies have projected the demand for public EV charging stations at 2.9 million by 2030.”
Delhi-based EV Plugs was co-founded in 2021 by EV enthusiasts Manish Narang, Kapil Narang, and Ashwani Arora. EV Plugs is India’s largest EV Charging Infrastructure aggregator with over 1000+ verified listings, helping to remove the range anxiety issues many existing and potential EV owners have.
EV Plugs seems to have established a strong foothold in the EV space with its innovative solutions. I’m sure with the rising demand for EVs, the company will reach new pinnacles of success. My best wishes to the team of EV Plugs.Shishir Gupta, Founder and CEO, StartupLanes
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