Droom History

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Sandeep Aggarwal started droom in April 2014.

Sandeep made wireframe for the App
Droom raised First round of capital.

Droom got incorporated in Singapore
Droom raised Second round of capital.

21th November
Android App Launch


January:Rishab joined as Co-founder & VP of Business Development
7th, January:First Vehicle Sold.
February:Website Launch.
April:iOS App Launch.
May:Crossed 1,000 Orders
July:Droom raised Third round of capital.
August:Reached 50,000 Listings.
August:Launched Aerial Vehicle Category.
2nd, October:Reached 1 Million App Downloads.
October:Reached 1 Million FB Fans.
October:Reached 100 Employees.
November:Crossed Rs. 300 Cr Annualized GMV.
December:Onboarded 20,000 Sellers.
12th, December:Launches National Level TV Campaign.


12th, March:Reached 2 Million App Downloads.
30th, March:Launched ECO App, for independent & unbiased auto inspection.
31st, March:₹800 cr+ Annualized GMV, 41k Pro-Sellers, 5k Active Sellers.
March:Crossed 3 Million Monthly Traffic.
9th, April:Droom TVC Wins ABBY’s Bronze at Goafest 2016.
June:Droom Raised Series B Funding.
July:Droom Wins EComm Power Brand of the Year by India Leadership Conclave.
July:Droom Awarded 20 Hot Start-ups in India by Forbes, Japan.
13th, July:Droom Recognized as Coolest Start ups – Riding High by Business Today.
14th, July:Droom Featured As Top Tech Start-Ups 2016 by PC Quest Magazine.
16th, July:Award Win – India’s most admired E-commerce company.
2nd, August:Droom lunched OrangeBookValue.com.
5th, August:Droom Launched TVC “Feeling New Wali”
21st, August:Droom has been awarded as “Tech start-up of the year” by Entrepreneur Magazine.
14th, September:Droom Launched New Vehicles Category.
30th, September:Crossed ₹100 Cr Monthly GMV.
11th, November:Droom Launched OBV TVC.
16th, December:Droom won 3 Prestigious Effie Awards 2016.


2nd, February:Became 5th Largest E-commerce in India
31st, March:Became #1 Online Auto Portal in India – Pro-Sellers – 109K & Monthly Visitors – 14.5 Mil
13th, April:Launched Droom Credit
June:Droom Raised Series C Funding
4th, September:Became 3rd Largest eCommerce Company, ₹300 Cr Monthly Revenue, 1 Mil Daily Traffic
5th, October:Launch of Droom Discovery
5th, December:Launch of OBV for Mobile
18th, December:Launch of Electric Vehicle on Droom Platform


12th April:Droom launched Taxi category.
30th April:Droom launched Custom Bike category.
17th May:Droom raised $30 Million in series D Round of Funding led by Toyota Tsusho corporation.
15th July:Droom Launched QuickSell.
11th October:Droom Raised Series E Funding.
3rd November:Droom Launched in Malaysia.
5th December:Droom launched in Singapore.
11th December:Droom organised Pre-owned Automotive Awards.


15th January:Droom became title sponsor for MTV Roadies.
8th January:Droom clocks $1 billion run rate in annual GMV.
10th February:Droom becomes co-presenting sponsor for the IND-NZ T20 series.

© 2016. Sandeep Aggarwal
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