Company Name : JoeHukum
Funding Amount : Undisclosed
Investor(s) TracxnLabs Jitendra Gupta. Prashant Tandon.
Funding Round : Seed round
JoeHukum (formerly GoGetSpeedy) has announced that it has raised a seed funding from TracxnLabs and a group of angel investors led by Jitendra Gupta (Founder, Citrus Payments) and Prashant Tandon (Founder, 1mg/HealthKart). The amount of the funding has not been disclosed.
The company said that it is already in advanced stages for it’s next round of funding.
Joe Hukum is a personalizable chat-based order taking and fulfilment platform. Through Joe Hukum, customers will have uniform access to a variety of services like including Local Shopping, Pick and Drop, Food, Repairs, Movie/ Event Tickets, Travel, Restaurant Reservations, Taxi, Flowers, Cakes, Recharge, Bill Payments, Groceries and more through chat along with a centralized payment option.
According to Ajeet Kushwaha, co-Founder, Joe Hukum, “Conversational commerce is going to offer Convenience 2.0 – better and bigger than Convenience 1.0 offered by e-commerce.”
The startup aims to do this by creating technology that enables Order Taking in a simple manner across categories and brands along with creating a uniform platform to allow API integration across diverse partners. With this focus, Joe is looking to spearhead the use of automation technology within the conversational commerce space to take care of the entire process – from request to fulfilment.
According to Arihant Jain, co-Founder, “We’re at a point where the way we consume and transact is going to change drastically. We want to be the ‘buy’ button on your chat.”
Besides having an app on both Android and iOS, Joe can also be used through SMS, ensuring that less technologically-inclined customers have a tool to use to get their work done.