News: Milkbasket plans to hire 2000 employees in 2018-19

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Milkbasket plans to hire 2000 employees in 2018-19

The three-year-old startup has recently closed a $3 million funding from Unilever Ventures
Milkbasket plans to hire 2000 employees in 2018-19

The micro delivery platform, Milkbasket is all set for expanding their horizon. The company has announced that it is planning to hire around 2000 employees within the next 12-18 months. 

Newsbarons reported, the Co-founder and CEO of Milkbasket, Anant Goel said,  “We aspire to serve over a million households by 2022 and this would be our first step to realize this mission. We will be strengthening our team with additional 2000 employees by next year to serve up to 50,000 daily orders in Gurgaon.”

The company will be hiring over 1500 full time and 500 part-time employees.“Part-time employment is a great way for students and micro-entrepreneurs to have a sustainable source of income, while they continue with their daily routine. We will hire a least 500 such employees in Gurgaon to support our morning deliveries,” Anant added.

It can be recalled that the three-year-old startup has received a $3 million funding from Unilever Ventures in January 2018. Currently, the startup is fulfilling the entire grocery needs of more than 10000 plus households in Gurgaon. The company has a vision the default mom & pop shop for over a million households in the next 3-5 years. 

The startup was founded by INSEAD alumnus Anant Goel, Ashish Goel, Anurag Jain and Yatish Talvadia. Apart from Unilever Ventures, the startup has closed funding from Blume Ventures, Lenovo Capital.

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Topics: C-Suite, Talent Acquisition, #Hiring

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