Knowlarity Communications, a Gurgaon-based company that offers cloud telephony-based solutions has raised $6.5M investments from Sequoia Capital. This is the first investment in the cloud telephony space in India for Sequoia Capital, Mohit Bhatnagar will come on Knowlarity board.
The current round of funding will help Knowlarity scale its R&D facility in India, besides developing sales and marketing in the international market. At the time of inception, Knowlarity had raised a little less than $2 million from angel investors.
Founded in 2009 by IIT- Kanpur graduates Ambarish Gupta and Pallav Pandey, Knowlarity provides voice and data communication services over the internet to companies and individuals globally. As per Gupta the genesis of starting the company was to deliver simple and useful telephony products to help other businesses, primarily in the SME segment. Currently they have 40,000 clients who uses their products like ‘Super Receptionist’, ‘Super Fax’, ‘Super Conference’ etc.
Knowlarity has solved tracking and monitoring issues in the Mid-day Meal Scheme (a project for provision of lunch, free of cost to school-children, below the poverty line, on all working days) for the Government of Uttar Pradesh using a software called SuperCaller.