Dubai-based OfficeRock has raised an investment from Enabling Future, Wamda Capital, Jabbar Internet Group, WOMENA, Camac Partners, and some other investors. The size of investment was not disclosed but considering the VCs involved, it is safe to assume that its a seven-figure round. The startup had previously raised $1.3 million in two different rounds last year from the same group of investors.
Co-founded by Christopher Queitsch and Rami Al Saleh in 2011, OfficeRock sells office supplies to businesses only through its web-based platform. From pens and papers to large appliances like refrigerators and office furniture, OfficeRock seems to be selling it all.
Currently available in UAE only, the platform also offers same day and next day delivery for more than 10,000 items. According to their website, OfficeRock uses an an in-house fleet of of delivery trucks, vans and cars to deliver the products all across UAE.
The startup had recently hired Kivanc Arkac as CEO who comes with more than fifteen years of experience which includes being CEO of Dubai-based Foodonclick for more than two years, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Speaking to Entrepreneur Middle East, Kivanc Arkac explained that they plan to use the investment to build a procurement software platform that will “help businesses in effectively managing their procurement processes.” The startup also has plans to expand its team and get into new markets across GCC and beyond.