Alibaba Poures $10M into Indian Logistics Startup

Alibaba has invested $10 million into XpressBees, an eCommerce logistics firm based in Pune, India.

XpressBees was founded in 2015 by Supam Maheshwari and Amitava Saha, who are also founders of eCommerce site FirstCry, a baby product seller backed by SoftBank. The company offers full-blown logistics solutions and is adept at cross-border warehousing and transportation.

SEE ALSO: Ant Financial to Raise $1 Billion to Invest in Indian and SE Asian Startups

According to, Alibaba’s investment is likely to come as an extension to the previous $35 million it injected into XpressBees in the company’s Series D round in 2017 and was anticipated to $100 million.