Date Published -  23 September 2020

ShipsKart raises US$ 225,000 Pre-Series A Funding from Betatron

Towards a promising next step, we at ShipsKart, take great pleasure in announcing pre-series funding from Betatron for an amount of US$225,000. With this increased funding, ShipsKart would continue to expand its global footprint by establishing aggregator centers in India and abroad.


A Venture Capital firm & Startup Accelerator, Betatron, has recently ventured into investing in maritime startups and is ably supported by YPSN (The Young Professionals In Shipping Network) and Heron advisory. Betarton was founded in 2016 by a group of leading Venture Capital firms in Hong Kong, including Mindworks Ventures, Vectr Ventures, Cocoon Ignite Ventures, the Aria Group, IC Studio and Incu-Lab.


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  • Dhruv Sawhney 
    (CEO & Co founder, ShipsKart)

“Having been part of the maritime industry for the last 15 years, we understand that procurement is an extremely time-consuming process. This has led to Shipskart’s endeavors to bring all customers, vendors, and service providers on one platform, promoting free and fair business transactions.” says Dhruv Sawhney, CEO & Co founder, ShipsKart.


  • Matthias Knobloch
    (Managing Partner of Betatron) 

"Shipskart's offering to ship owners & operators comes at an opportune time as the industry is embracing digital transformation." says Matthias Knobloch, Managing Partner of Betatron. "With Betatron's investment and network, we’re excited to help scale their e-procurement solution to key ports across Asia and beyond."