Kolkata: Kolkata-based Rare Planet Handicrafts Pvt Ltd has raised Rs 3.5 crore ($477,050) in a pre-Series A funding round led by Uni-M Ventures and incubator and accelerator Venture Catalysts, it said in a statement.
Others that participated in the round include Wow! Momo co-founder Sagar Daryani.
Rare Planet was set up in 2015 by Ranodeep Saha and Vijay Kumar. The company says it aims to promote handicrafts by empowering local artisans and providing them with sustainable employment opportunities.