Has laundry services startup Tooler closed operations?

23 Feb, 2016

Pigeon Household Services Pvt Ltd, which operates Delhi-based on-demand laundry services startup Tooler, seems to have ceased operations.

The laundry services startup had earlier said it would resume operations after February 15, 2016 but till date there is no sign of it.

Tooler's Facebook and Twitter  pages continue to say that the startup is undergoing renovation and will resume operations after 15 February 2016. The message reads:
Hello Customers! Tooler is under renovation till 15/2/2016. Please be patient as we will be live and bring to you the...

Posted by TOOLER on Monday, February 1, 2016

The website, however, does not say anything on suspending or resuming operations.


Queries sent to the company did not elicit a response at the time of filing the report.

A YourStory report said it has closed down for good citing a text message from one of the founders.

Tooler was founded in June 2015 by Himanshu Arora, Vishal Gupta and Sukanth Srivastav and offers its services in Gurgaon, Delhi and Ghaziabad.


In November 2015, the startup raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding from CASHurDRIVE founder Raghu Khanna and former Paytm executive Samir Gupta.

The on-demand laundry services space has seen considerable activity in the past few months.

Earlier this month, Jaipur-based on-demand laundry startup Urban Dhobi Services Pvt Ltd raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from Delhi-based serial investors Vinod Bansal and Sanjeev Singhal.


In December 2015, on-demand home cleaning and laundry startup SBricks acquired facility management services company Melway for an undisclosed amount.

In November 2015 on-demand laundry service platform Flashdoor raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from former Flipkart executive Sujeet Kumar, Flipkart chief business officer Ankit Nagori and Traxcn Labs, while Wassup acquired express laundry service provider Chamak for an undisclosed amount.