[Funding alert] Ecommerce startup Soxytoes raises funding from Gurugram-based angel community


Socks ecommerce startup Soxytoes has raised an undisclosed spherical of funding from Gurugram-based angel community.

In keeping with a press release launched by the startup, the funding might be deployed by Soxytoes for digital advertising and marketing, rising its kiosk community, increasing into worldwide markets, and launching new product traces comparable to personalised and youngsters socks.


Vidushi Kanoria and Aayush Goenka

Commenting on the funding, Vidushi Kanoria, Co-Founding father of Soxytoes, mentioned,

“Whereas innovation has ultimately or the opposite tweaked our garments and equipment, socks have remained uncared for. Soxytoes addressed this house and our ‘noticeable’ socks are transformational, and an orbit-shifting innovation. We’ve a cutting-edge product line which is customised in keeping with every use case. We’ve been in a position to disrupt a beforehand sober and boring class and the funding will assist us develop our model presence. We additionally goal to launch a brand new product line, amongst different issues.” 

Launched in 2018 by Vidushi Kanoria and Aayush Goenka, Soxytoes is an omnichannel model that sells noticeable socks, efficiency enhancing athletic socks, well being socks for diabetics, no exhibits, and socks particularly engineered for journey. Its vary of merchandise are claimed to be pure cotton-based, infused with the goodness of pure important oils, with the assistance of micro-encapsulation know-how. Moreover fragrances like lime, inexperienced apple, and aromatic sandalwood it additionally presents infusions of cooling and energising mint oils and aloe vera to assist soften and moisturise the ft.

Sorabh Agarwal, angel Investor and ex-SMD, Copal Amba (acquired by Moody’s Analytics), mentioned,

Soxytoes has a disruptive product line and addresses an space which is essentially uncared for. From children to individuals with illnesses comparable to diabetes, a quite simple factor like a pair of socks can have a long-lasting affect. This concept resonated with us and we’re completely happy to help the model of their enlargement.”

Since inception, Soxytoes claims to have bought over one lakh pairs throughout numerous on-line and offline channels together with by means of its personal web site. Different channels embody ecommerce marketplaces like Myntra and Amazon, other than kiosks in main malls and pop-ups at occasions comparable to Lil flea and Comicon.

(Edited by Evelyn Ratnakumar)


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