On-demand courier startup Zoom2u has raised $1.85 million from existing investors Tony Gandel and Anthony Klok and new investor Mike Rosenbaum to help fund its expansion around Australia.
In ancient times, foot messengers ran miles to deliver messages. And then there were homing pigeons and horseback riders. Today, not only is a short drive inconvenient, we’re also impatient about delivery timeframes – especially when compared to the instant nature of information exchange. This is the basis of a recently launched Sydney-based startup Sherpa, founded by Frenchmen Mathieu Cornillon and Bastien Vetault who migrated to Australia four and six years ago, respectively.