Captain Fresh

Captain Fresh is an online B2B platform for wholesale trade of seafood with integrated shipping, payment protection and quality assurance services.

Captain Fresh leverages technology to deliver the fastest harvest-to-retail in the industry.

Captain Fresh was founded in 2019 by Utham Gowda. The company is headquartered in Bengaluru, India, with operations in the U.S., Spain and the Middle East.


Captain Fresh procures directly from the agents or farmers, and supplies across B2B, B2R and B2B2C channels. The platform leverages its bid engine, proprietary quality inspection and satellite technology ensuring match-making of demand and supply.


Captain Fresh's real-time commerce platform brings in the potential to bridge the gap between supply and demand. Captain Fresh today helps farmers and fishermen sell close to a hundred ton of fresh fish and over three dozen other seafood species each day.


Captain Fresh claims to have a distribution network in more than 20 cities and over 2,500 retail businesses. Captain Fresh is also designing a one-stop fish and seafood supply chain digitization using IOT, enabling us to perform first-in, first-out inventory management across all points.


Captain Fresh is backed by Accel, Tiger Global, Prosus Ventures, Matrix Partners India, Evolvence India Fund, Ankur Capital and Incubate Fund, and others. The company closed a $57.3M Series C round on Apr 27, 2022. This brings Captain Fresh's total funding to $126.5M to date. The latest round valued the company at a $500M post-money.



  • Year founded: 2019
  • Funding Info: $126.5M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: Rs 33.14 crore (FY- 2021)
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $500M as of Mar 07, 2022
  • City/Town: Bengaluru
  • State: Karnataka
  • Country: India
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