How Dunzo blew Reliance’s money

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For any startup to run out of money is one thing. But to run out of as much money as Dunzo did is entirely another. This week, the Bengaluru-based grocery delivery company filed its financial statements for fiscal 2022-23 with the Registrar of Companies. And a closer look at its numbers reveals a picture of unbelievable chaos. Throughout the year, Dunzo seems to have spent money like a drunken sailor. 

The numbers narrate the story of a massive expansion spree that Dunzo had clearly undertaken during the year—one that ended up adding little to the overall revenue but a lot …


Harveen Ahluwalia

Harveen is a co-founder at The Morning Context, and leads our Internet coverage, overseeing a team of reporters writing on startups and tech. She has previously worked as a media, consumer and tech reporter at The Ken and Mint. At The Morning Context, she writes on startups, venture capital, consumer and media businesses—from e-commerce to healthtech to streaming.

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