Xpand are a tech first company working relentlessly to enable the kirana store owners in rural areas to sell and earn more.

Basic Information

Xpand is a platform of Last Mile Channel Enhancement (LMCE). It was conceived by Sanjay Kaul along with Sanjay Panigrahi, Sankalp Potbahre, Pradeep Kaul and Nidhi Singh. Xpand under LMCE is a B2B aggregator helping brands enhance their rural footprints. With Xpand, they are connecting retailers and companies on a single platform to solve their last-mile challenges. Simultaneously, they would empower and enable traditional kirana stores to leverage technology to streamline their operations and widen their portfolio. The app analyses, predicts, and recommends consumer behaviour. The process is based on the data collected from 2.5 lakh rural stores to brands, distributors, and local kirana stores. With Xpand they aim to reach to 16 states, 30K villages, and over 3 lakh+ retailers by 2023. It further plans to strengthen its hold in rural India by expanding to at least 18 percent of kirana stores and scaling up to 33 percent of the total potential by 2025. See more

Legal Name

:

Last Mile Channel Enhancement (LMCE)

Headquarters

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New Delhi, Delhi, India

Founding Date

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2021

No. of Employees

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251 to 500

Core Team

:
1.

Sanjay Kaul

Founder and CEO

2.

Nikhil Kaul

Chief Operating Officer

Funding

Total Funding

$1.5M

Investors

:

1.

Akash Prakash

2.

Madhu Jayakumar

3.

Shagun Khandelwal

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Detail Round Breakdown

Round 1

$1.5M

Series Name

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SEED

Date

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10th Nov 2021

Investors

:
1.

Akash Prakash

2.

Madhu Jayakumar

3.

Dipinder Sandhu

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