HDS, from the Borders and Webvan founder, raises $3M as it gears up to launch its robot-run grocery and general merchandise play
20 Apr, 2021
– London-based Jiffy, which aims to deliver fresh groceries and household essentials in around 15 minutes, has raised £2.6m in seed funding.
– Backing the upstart is venture capital fund LVL1 Group, with participation from AddVenture, TA Ventures, Vladimir Kholiaznikov, and angel investors Oskar Hartmann, Alexander Nevinskiy and Dominique Locher.
– The company will use the injection of capital to launch its first stores in London, as early as this month.
– It plans to make the service available in Westminster, Waterloo, Lambeth, Battersea, Clapham Town, Shoreditch, Bethnal Green, Hackney, Whitechapel, Stepney Green and Leytonstone.