Dukaan tech startup Daalchini raised $4 million in Series A from Unicorn India Ventures where existing investors Artha Venture Fund, Investco’s Ajay Kaul and Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma also participated.
Daalchini provides automated kiosks for transportation (order cab), food delivery, and packaged foods (vending machines). The funds will be used to expand the startup's industry footprint and technological capabilities, including making vending machines available to over 10 million retail points in India and offering products from 450+ F&B D2C brands. It claims to have grown 300% in the last year and had INR 12 Cr in revenue in FY22. Daalchini also claims that 90% of its vending machines generate EBITDA within 45 days of being operational.