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Funding: B2B Magma Raises $3.3 Mn in Seed Round

Neal Thakkar Founders - Magma

B2B manufacturing platform Magma has raised $3.3 million in its seed round led by General Catalyst with participation from Accion Venture Lab and Titan Capital. Angel Investors including Aayush Phumbhra (Chegg), Varun Alagh (Mamaearth), Srinivas (BigBasket, Bluestone), and existing investors WEH Ventures, and All in Capital also doubled down in this round.

The funds will be used towards expanding its product offerings, catering to the existing factory waitlist, and growing the team.

Founded in Feb 2022 by Neal Thakkar, Magma’s product stack includes factory and supplier-specific applications that help partner factories in 1-click procurement of cheaper and quality raw materials leading to better conversion and retention. It also helps in finding global buyers through its lead generation tool and getting access to energy and resources for day-to-day production.

The startup claims to have onboarded over 80 factories and is projecting to close its first financial year in March 2023 with an annualized GMV run rate of Rs 150 crore.

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In August 2022, Magma raised funding of $515K in pre-seed rounds with participation from WEH ventures, All In Capital, PointOne Capital, Angelist India, along with angel investors.

Lead investor General Catalyst has backed companies like Airbnb, Deliveroo, Guild, Gusto, Hubspot, Illumio, Lemonade, Livongo, Oscar, Samsara, Snap, Stripe, and Warby Parker among others.