Swipe aims $100 million revenue by March 2018


Pune-based device vendor Swipe Technologiesaims to reach USD 100 million in revenues over the next two years as it expands its product portfolio.

The Kalaari Capital-funded company, which today launched its new handset ‘Elite Plus’ priced at Rs 6,999, had clocked close to USD 45 million in revenues last fiscal.

“We continuously seek feedback from the mobile phone users on their desired features and incorporate them in our new offerings. This has helped us become a popular brand among the youth… In the next two years, we are looking at revenues of USD 100 million,” Swipe Technologies founder and CEO Shripal Gandhi told .

He added that online sales account for over 50% of its volumes. Swipe has previously launched three devices under ‘Elite’, its online-only brand.
Gandhi said the company expects to sell about 2 lakh units of 4G-enabled Elite Plus in the next four months.
Elite Plus features a 5-inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory (expandable up to 64GB), 13 MP rear and 8MP front camera and 3,050 mAh battery.

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