November 26, 2022



Pepper Content material will get $14Mn in newest spherical for its content material market, eyes US enlargement

Pepper Content material, the Indian content material market that helps practically 100K creators earn whereas writing content material for international corporates, has bagged $14.3Mn in a recent spherical. The spherical was led by Bessemer Enterprise Companions, together with participation from Lightspeed, Tanglin Enterprise Companions, Titan Capital. Distinguished angels together with Kunal Shah, Gokul Rajaram, Ritesh Agarwal, Ashish Gupta amongst others additionally participated.

Pepper, which counts everybody from Meta, Google, Amazon to Swiggy, Indigo and several other others as its shoppers, plans to make use of the recent capital for US enlargement. Together with this newest Sequence A, the content material startup has now raised a complete of $19Mn throughout all its rounds to date.

Launched by the founders in 2017 whereas nonetheless in faculty, Anirudh Singla and Rishabh Shekhar based Pepper as they recognized want for a platform that helped content material creators generate passive earnings. With Pepper, corporates discover it straightforward to search out and shut content material professionals throughout a myriad of domains, since they’re pre-vetted by Pepper. Matching takes place by way of Pepper’s proprietary AI algorithm.

“Pepper Content material is right here to unleash the subsequent one by enabling high-quality inventive and advertising expertise to get entry to international alternatives. As we enter the subsequent part of our journey of revolutionising content material creation throughout the globe, we’re excited to have companions like Bessemer Enterprise Companions and different credible, marquee traders,” Singla and Shekhar mentioned in an announcement.

Pepper Content material at the moment presents content material creators throughout writing, designers, translators, videographers, editors, and illustrators. It now plans to develop within the US, together with including newer domains, with graphic design being the subsequent alternative.

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The platform claims to have over 2,500 clients, together with Unicorn Indian startups resembling Swiggy and CRED. It additionally has over 1,000 enterprises that features Huge Tech in addition to the likes of Adani Enterprises, Hindustan Unilever, HDFC Financial institution, Tata Capital, and Binance. The corporate is at the moment sitting on USD 8 Mn of annual income.