Knocksense, a hyperlocal content-driven commerce platform, has raised $1 million in a pre-Series A round from music veteran Lucky Ali. The round saw participation from investors such as Nitish Mittersain, Mohit Satyanand, AvnishSabharwal, Alok Nath De, We Founders Circle, Lets Venture, Mumbai Angels Network, and Imperial Holdings.
Started by Vibhore Mayank and Varul Mayank, Knocksense is a youth focussed hyperlocal content driven commerce platform which engages it’s community of tier II cities based users and brands by meaningful digital content and live entertainment
With a presence in four major Indian cities, including Lucknow, Kanpur, Indore, and Ahmedabad, Knocksense claims to have already made an impact by delivering hyperlocal content, recommendations, events, and commerce opportunities to its rapidly growing user base.
The participation in the funding round from Lucky Ali will further empower Knocksense to expedite its expansion plans, reaching more cities and fostering connections with diverse communities across India.
In 2021, the startup raised $150K as part of a bridge round from We Founder Circle along with Appyhigh, Mumbai Angels Network and angel investors from LetsVenture.