Essmart Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2011

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 70


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Investors
  • 11

Essmart General Information


Distributor of life-improving products intended to build a network of rural shops selling socially impactful goods. The company's products include lighting, solar home lighting systems, cooking products, reusable water filters, farming products, and electronics including various products primarily in agriculture and clean technologies, enabling local shop owners to become active selling points of innovative, impactful products in their communities.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Electronics (B2C)
Primary Office
  • 33, Annaswamy Mudaliar Road
  • Halasuru, Rukmani Colony, Sivanchetti Gardens
  • Bangalore, 560008
  • India
+91 096060 00000

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Essmart Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Later Stage VC 01-Aug-2022 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC 18-Sep-2018 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jan-2016 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Grant 31-Dec-2015 00000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Angel (individual) 21-Apr-2015 000.00 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Accelerator/Incubator 15-Jan-2015 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Product Crowdfunding 04-Jun-2013 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant 15-Jun-2012 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Grant 01-May-2012 $10K Completed Generating Revenue
1. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jan-2012 Completed Generating Revenue
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Essmart Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Ordinary 00,000 00.000000 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 00.000
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Essmart Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Prashanth Venkataramana Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Poonacha Kalengada Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Growth Officer and Board Member
Jackie Stenson Chairman
Taylor Matthews Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer, Board Member & Advisor
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Essmart Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
Adrian Ackeret elea Foundation Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
Farahnaz Karim Self Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
Jackie Stenson Essmart Chairman 000 0000
Jacqueline Eve Self Board Member 000 0000
Jayan Ramankutty Self Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
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Essmart Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Essmart Investors (11)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
KSF Impact Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
DEG PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
elea Foundation Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Partners Group PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Swiss Re Foundation Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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