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New Delhi: Online food delivery platform Swiggy on Tuesday said it has facilitated over Rs 450 crore in loan disbursal to more than 8,000 restaurant owners as part of its capital assist program.
Launched in 2017, the capital assist program is a first-in-the-segment solution designed to bridge the financing gap and empower restaurant owners.
Over 8,000 restaurants have availed loans so far, of which 3,000 availed loans in 2022 alone, the company said in a statement.
Partnering with multiple lending partners, including Indifi, Incred, FT Cash, PayU Finance, and IIFL, Swiggy offers tailored financial solutions like term loans and credit lines.
“The NBFCs will soon facilitate more exciting solutions like pre-approved loans to enable our partners to gain easier and quicker access to capital, driving even more growth for their businesses,” said Swapnil Bajpai, VP-Supply, Swiggy.
From quick sign-ups to even quicker approvals, through capital assist program, the NBFCs take a fast, easy, and efficient approach to provide funds for restaurant partner’s business needs.
“We have done three rounds of financing so far and have used these funds for our working capital requirements. The entire process from the application to receiving funds is incredibly quick, efficient, and transparent,” said Aarti and Sumit Rastogi, owners of ARTINCI -- Indulge Guilt Free! in Bengaluru.
With inputs from agencies