Binny Bansal’s Three State Ventures invests $25 Mn in Curefoods


Cloud kitchen startup Curefoods has raised an additional capital of $25 million in its Series D round from Three State Ventures, a fund launched by Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal.

The company raised $36 million in the first tranche of Series D and is now valued at $375 million, according to Curefoods founder and CEO Ankit Nagori. As per data intelligence platform TheKredible, it has raised more than $190 million to date.

Bansal made the investment by buying out Cultfit’s remaining stake in the cloud-kitchen platform and from some angel investors, according to an ET report.

Four-year-old Curefoods operates brands like EatFit, Yumlane, Aligarh House Biryani, Masalabox and CakeZone. It has over 100 kitchens in over 200 locations across 15 cities serviced by a backend operation of over 7 food factories, and 150 multi-brand cloud kitchens.

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Besides fundraising, the company also acquired two brands – YumLane Pizza and Millet Express in 2023.

Curefoods competes with Rebel Foods and Box8, FreshMenu, and a host of independent brands such as Biryani Blues and Biryani by Kilo.

Among the cloud kitchen brands, Curefoods is the second largest brand in terms of revenue after Rebel Foods.

While Rebel Foods’ revenue from operations grew 39.2% to Rs 1,195 crore in FY23, Curefoods reported Rs 384 crore in revenue followed by EatClub with revenues exceeding Rs 300 crore in the same period. Biryani By Kilo also claims a revenue of around Rs 300 crore in the last fiscal year.

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