Essmart Overview

  • Founded
  • 2011
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 75
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1.2M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 9

Essmart General Information


Distributor of life-improving products intended to build a network of grocery shops selling socially impactful goods. The company's products include lighting, solar home lighting system, cooking products, reusable water filter, farming products and electronics that includes tablets, off-grid mobile phone chargers and rechargeable batteries, 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
Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Electronics (B2C)
Primary Office
  • 1770 Massachusetts Avenue
  • Suite 613
  • Cambridge, MA 02140
  • United States
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Essmart Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Later Stage VC 18-Sep-2018 $1.2M Completed Generating Revenue
6. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jan-2016 0000 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 Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Prashanth Venkataramana Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Poonacha Kalengada Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer
Jackie Stenson Co-Founder & Executive Chair
Taylor Matthews Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer
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Essmart Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Jackie Stenson Essmart Co-Founder & Executive Chair 000 0000
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Essmart Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Essmart Investors (9)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
DEG PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
elea Foundation Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Partners Group PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Swiss Re Foundation Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Limited Partner 000 0000 000000 0
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