Rural commerce platform Hesa acquires Flinkhub

Rural commerce platform Hesa has acquired Bengaluru-based Flinkhub, a platform for creators to build social learning experiences, for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition will help Hesa to strengthen its super app strategy and drive product-led growth. Following the deal, Flinkhub’s co-founders Ashish Rajput, Ananth SNC and Jerrin Joy will join Hesa.

Hesa will leverage Flinkhub’s two products Relatioship Intelligence and Papertown to train a network of village-level entrepreneurs to solve the challenge of sourcing and building community.

Backed by Venture Catalyst and WeFounderCircle, Hesa’s B2B marketplace weeds out access issues and enables bulk buying to merchants in rural areas. It claims to have a network of 30,000 village entrepreneurs and serve over 700,000 customers in the past year. Large fintech, agri, e-commerce and digital brands can access the platform’s network by integrating their product line.

Hesa aspires to serve over 60,000 merchants across 30,000 villages by the end of 2022. Besides product-based e-commerce, it plans to enable bill payments, account opening, mobile recharge, and bus ticket booking among others.

Hesa is by all accounts an inspiring startup with spurring development on IT services and IT consulting platform. All the best to the whole group. This will give them a colossal achievement in the future.

Shishir Gupta, Founder and CEO, StartupLanes

Don’t keep wondering about funding, you can also raise funds. Learn how to raise funds here: Yes I want to raise funds.

If you are an emerging startup and are looking for investors to raise funds, StartupLanes has its own angel network and investment banking services and is connected to angel investors and VCs in 15 countries that ensure that our member startups have easy access to external funds to scale up constantly.

You can subscribe to our news posts by entering your email in the box on the right side of this page.

Check out our YouTube channel for insightful content from the Indian startup ecosystem.

Or join our Whatsapp group to interact with other founders: Yes, I want to join the Whatsapp group.

The right investment is key to beating inflation and growing your wealth. Do you wish to become an angel investor? Yes, I want to be an angel investor.

Are you a startup and facing challenges in your business? Do you want to grow your business? It is not as difficult as it sounds. Learn how to grow your business here- Yes, I want to grow my business.