Saurabh Kumar ( University of Texas at Austin MS; Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay B.Tech )
Albinder Dhindsa ( Columbia University – Columbia Business School MBA; Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi B.Tech)
Grofers is an app-based delivery service that connects consumers with local merchants in the neighbourhood. Grofers offers a wide assortment of groceries, fruits & vegetables, cosmetics, electronics, bakery items, flowers and much more. Users can order through the app and get everything delivered to their doorstep.Grofers is currently present in 17 cities in India.
Grofers was founded on December 27, 2013 by Saurabh Kumar and Albinder Dhindsa. The company started working on a B2B model before becoming a hyperlocal B2C delivery service. In November 2014, it started its offerings to the end customers. In October 2015, Grofers temporarily halted operations in certain parts of NCR due to operational issues. On January 3, 2016, Grofers formally announced scaling back operations in 9 cities.