Knowlarity raises Rs 34 crore from Sequoia Capital; to expand Cloud based telephony

By Telecom Lead Team: Knowlarity, a provider of cloud based telephony solutions in
India, has raised Rs 34 crore in funding from Sequoia Capital.

The funding will be used to
strengthen its R&D activities and expand marketing operations, to fuel
growth. Further, after establishing its presence in India and Indonesia,
Knowlarity now plans to extend to other international markets.

SMEs in India are actively
looking for SuperReceptionist. The hosted office PBX allows an SME to have PBX without
having to buy messy hardware in the office and Superfax, a fax to email service
allows an SME to receive faxes in email. Knowlarity taps into this market to
develop many innovative, inexpensive and hosted telephony based business
products that are aimed specifically at SMEs,” said Ambarish Gupta, co-founder,

The two year old company has more
than 40,000 Indian SME customers use its products and boasts enterprise clients
such as MakeMyTrip, Glaxo Smith and Adani group etc.

Knowlarity has set benchmarks in
telephony by providing hosted IVR services for a range of Indian enterprises
with 99.9 percent reliability.  We provide user friendly technology,
enabling a customer to sign up online for a free demo for couple of days and
purchase after using it,” said Pallav Pandey, co-founder, Knowlarity.

Knowlarity’s product range includes
SuperFax, SuperReceptionist, SuperConference and SuperCaller. For larger
enterprises the company is providing hosted IVR solutions integrated with their
existing IT Systems. The company also powers services for social projects such
as m-Governance for Mid Day Meal scheme.

Knowlarity best represents the new
wave of Indian Telecom 2.0 companies that are going to change the way people
communicate in our Country. Cloud Telephony-based services in India are at an
early stage and Knowlarity, has been able to build aggressive leadershipin this
space,” said Mohit Bhatnagar, managing director,
Sequoia Capital.


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