Monday, August 20, 2018

Flower Chimp @ Secured MYR 6 Million Funding Following Success Across Southeast Asia

You want to spoil your mum the best on Mother's Day.
You want to give your girl something she will be surprised with.
You want to present a thoughtful gift during your friend's graduation.
You want to truly show your appreciation and love to someone special in your life.
Well, a thoughtful floral banquet makes a perfect gift for every occasion.
Flowers send a lot of messages, and also add a warm and energetic vibe to people.
From roses to lilies to tulips, all these little pieces of heaven will surely cheer up anyone's day.
It's the easy and cute way to show how you feel without going too far. :)



Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
They are beautiful, fresh and it's the best fragrant gift of nature that you can enjoy everywhere at anytime of the year!



Flower Chimp was established in 2016 by two German entrepreneurs, Maximilian Lotz and Niklas Frassa who have been living in Southeast Asia for several years.
Combined with their stint in the Netherlands, a known epicenter of floriculture; they decided to dive into the flower industry and set a new standard for online florist services.
With the customers’ best interests at heart, Flower Chimp has been catering to the need for high quality flowers at affordable prices complete with nationwide free delivery.
As the business grows, the team continues to improve on its services and research & development to offer more variants of flowers to the growing market.
Currently, Flower Chimp is operating in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. 
In the near future, the two ambitious entrepreneurs will launch their platform in Singapore and other Southeast Asian countries.


Maximilian Lotz, Chief Executive Officer, Flower Chimp is responsible for running all facets of the business across Flower Chimp’s four markets. 
Maximilian has an established track record in the e-commerce space from heading the Malaysia business of hear.com, an world-leading vendor of hearing aids, and also gained vast experience investment banking & venture capital.
On the other hand, Niklas Frassa, Chief Operating Officer, is responsible overseeing operations across departments in Flower Chimp’s four markets. 
Niklas' background is in management consulting, where he among other roles acted as a project leader for the leading management consulting firm in Germany’s media industry. 
Furthermore, he also gained vast e-commerce experience during stints in Malaysia, Singapore and
Indonesia with Southeast Asia’s leading online fashion company, Zalora.





Flower Chimp focused specially on the florist business to cater all your blooming needs from as low as MYR89, offering from birthday bouquets to congratulatory flower stands, special messages on Valentine’s and Mothers’ Day.
Ahead of its competitors, Flower Chimp offers a nationwide network which covers more than 80 districts across Malaysia, including in Sabah and Sarawak.
Such wide coverage makes the platform the preferred online florist among consumers who enjoy further benefits with its free delivery on all orders at no minimum spend.
Consumers can also arrange for the same day delivery for any orders made before 1 pm to surprise their loved ones.



Despite being a new player in the flower delivery business, Flower Chimp has grown into a household name in this industry.
In less than two years, the florist has became the No 1 choice in the online flower delivery service in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines recording 5 times growth compared to last year.
Following its promising performance in the online florist service, Flower Chimp has recently secured an investment of MYR 6 million from its investors including Asia Venture Group (AVG), a private company that also invested in iMoneyHappy Fresh and iPrice, sees the promising potential Flower Chimp offers through its unique business model and marketing strategies. 
Flower Chimp aims to expand their reach to a new market in Singapore by the second half of August 2018, and other countries in Southeast Asia including Vietnam, Thailand and Hong Kong by 2019.


Niklas Frassa, partner/Chief Operating Officer plans to utilize the funds received to strengthen their footprint in Indonesia and the Philippines and improve their technical infrastructure to offer better benefits to their customers with smart features including live order tracking. 
At the same time, they will also conduct their market research to come up with new products and promotions regularly to entice their customers to return to find what they are looking for.
With the power of online marketing and social media, they aim to enhance their branding and become the top-of-mind for our customers to look forward to as they become more tech-savvy every day.
They have confident that in the next 12 months; from Q4 2018 to Q4 2019, Flower Chimp will grow 3 times over with contributions from all four major markets namely Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines.




Whether you're looking for a romantic roses or a classic elegance of lilies, look no further than Flower Chimp.
Their professional florists will fulfill your orders through their website www.flowerchimp.com, or stay connected with them at different places for a wide variety of floral arrangements. 

Flower Chimp in Malaysia
Instagram: @flowerchimp

Flower Chimp in Indonesia
Instagram: @flowerchimp.id

Flower Chimp in the Philippines
Instagram: @flowerchimp.ph