February 29, 2024Anmol Nagpal

Sonu Sood’s Explurger raises Rs 37 crore in Series A funding

Sonu Sood's travel-focused social media platform, Explurger, has successfully raised Rs 37.3 crore in a Series A funding round from global technology company Affle.

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While the startup has not disclosed the names of other investors involved in this funding round, it has revealed that the investment occurred at a pre-money valuation of Rs 338 crore.

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As a result of this investment, Affle will possess a 9.03% stake in Explurger.

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Explurger offers personalised travelogues to its users and has amassed a user base of over 8.5 million individuals across 75 countries.

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In addition to Affle, other investors in the company include India Discovery Fund, Jaipuria Family Office, Khimji Family Office, Action Group Family Office, and Kajaria Tiles Family Office.

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Explurger is strategically targeting the rapidly expanding social media market in India and the travel segment to further expand its user base.

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The platform competes with both domestic startups like Slick as well as industry giants such as Meta and Snapchat.

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