Pepper Content raises $14.3 mn in Series A funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Founded by lately graduated BITS-Pilani entrepreneurs Anirudh Singla and Rishabh Shekhar in their faculty dorm room, Pepper Content goals to empower content material creators and types alike with expertise |
Pepper Content, a world full-stack content material market in line with its world enlargement plans has now raised $14.3 million (Rs 110 crores) in its Series A funding spherical led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The spherical additionally noticed sturdy participation from Tanglin Venture Partners, Lightspeed, Titan Capital, and seasoned world Operators like Gokul Rajaram, Ritesh Agarwal, Abhinav Sinha, Ankur Nagpal, Dheeraj Pandey, Ashish Gupta, and Kunal Shah. Who are the founders?Founded by lately graduated BITS-Pilani entrepreneurs Anirudh Singla and Rishabh Shekhar in their faculty dorm room, Pepper Content goals to empower content material creators and types alike with expertise on the core of their content material advertising and marketing choices. With a imaginative and prescient to construct the world’s largest full-stack content material market, Pepper Content is constructing affect and worth for a $400 billion content material advertising and marketing trade, globally.Expansion modeThe firm plans to bolster its presence in the US market together with diversifying choices to newer classes like Graphic Design, Language Translations, and Video Content Creation. The firm has grown 16x in phrases of income in the final 14 months alone. It goals for a excessive double-digit ARR development by the top of this 12 months, it stated in a press assertion.The firm has additionally invested in constructing instruments for its freelancers that increase their capacity and makes them extra productive – and certainly one of its key merchandise, is at present used by over 200,000+ customers throughout 150 nations and ranks in the Top 3 AI Writing Software class on G2, it stated.What does Pepper Content do?Pepper Content permits entrepreneurs to attach with the world’s finest writers, designers, translators, videographers, editors, and illustrators. The firm builds belief by vetting the artistic professionals in {the marketplace} and utilizing its personal AI algorithms to make the fitting match between enterprise and inventive professionals. Pepper has onboarded over 1000+ enterprises and fast-growing startups. Pepper Content in the present day works with over 2,500+ prospects, together with massive enterprises and organisations like Adani Enterprises, NPS Trust, Hindustan Unilever, P&G; monetary providers, and insurance coverage corporations akin to HDFC Bank, CRED, Groww, SBI Mutual Fund, TATA Capital, and expertise companies akin to Binance, Google, and Adobe.Make platform a superpower for manufacturers, creators: Co-FoundersCommenting on this funding announcement, Co-Founder and CEO Anirudh Singla, and Rishabh Shekhar, Co-Founder and COO at Pepper Content shared, “One can not think about a world with out content material, it’s on the core of communication, commerce, and relationships – which encapsulates every little thing we do in the world. At Pepper Content, we need to make this platform a superpower for manufacturers and creators alike. As we enter the subsequent section of our journey of revolutionising content material creation throughout the globe, we’re excited to have companions like Bessemer Venture Partners and different credible, marquee buyers. What Salesforce has carried out for Sales, we’ll do for the Content Ecosystem.”Investor SpeakAnant Vidur Puri, Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, added, “We firmly consider that the way forward for work is on-demand pushed and we love the method that Pepper is taking to construct a strong content material advertising and marketing stack that helps startups and enterprises to work extra strategically with professional on-demand freelance expertise and allow workflows and collaboration instruments to create nice high quality content material.”Dev Khare, Partner at Lightspeed India commented, “Pepper’s worth proposition to be the scale-out companion to enterprises globally for prime quality, on-demand and on-budget content material manufacturing has actually discovered its mark.”

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