D2C startup Zymrat raises $500k in Seed round from Dominor Investment, Anicut Angel Fund

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Friday, January 21, 2022, 12:48 PM IST
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Zymrat will use the funds for category extension, accelerating product innovation, hiring of talent and building awareness and visibility through brand building. | Photo credits: pexels.com

Zymrat, an innovation-led performance wear brand, today announced it has raised $500,000 in Seed funding. The investment was led by Dominor Investment Holding LLP. Anicut Angel Fund, Angel investors such as Aditya Somani, Rashmi Daga, Founders - Fresh Menu, Mahesh Agrawal, Ankit Somani and Sunil Goyal, Founders- Ladderup Finance, also participated in the round.

What will funds be used for?

The funds will be used for category extension, accelerating product innovation, hiring of talent and building awareness and visibility through brand building.

D2C performance wear startup

Founded in 2018 by Ujjawal Asthana and Ankita, Zymrat is an innovation-led performance wear brand with technology at its core. The company offers a wide range of products such as training and running t-shirts, shorts, joggers and outerwear for men.

Ujjawal Asthana, Co-Founder & CEO, Zymrat said, “The activewear and athleisure market has been growing exponentially in India. We are witnessing 5x more demand for our products in the space we operate in. Repeat rate of 40 percent has been our biggest product market validator that we are moving in the right direction. We are gearing up to launch 30 new SKUs across categories in the next few months. This capital infusion will help us in using revolutionary technologies to design and develop high performance, durable and unique products.”

Tushar Singh, Managing Partner, Dominor Investments Holding LLP said, “Having led two rounds of funding at Zymrat, we at Dominar are very excited at supporting the company in solving a major market gap in India.”

Ashvin Chadha, Co-founder - Anicut Angel Fund said, “Innovation through technology is the next step in fashion and we have immense belief in Zymrat and their founders in ensuring high-quality activewear for the customers.”

The company had raised $250K in December 2020 from Dominor Investment Holding LLP as lead, LetsVenture Angel Fund, and other prominent Angel investors.

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