Home service marketplace UrbanClap posts 2.5 times growth in operating revenues

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Delhi-based home services marketplace UrbanClap Technologies India Pvt. Ltd has reported 2.5 times growth in operating revenues ....

16 May, 2019

Dream11 joins unicorn bandwagon amid dealmaking flurry in fintech this week

Kavya Kothiyal

Startups in the financial technology segment were the flavour of the week even as Dream11 hogged the limelight for becoming the ....

12 April, 2019
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Flipkart’s Kalyan Krishnamurthy invests in home services firm UrbanClap

Payal Ganguly

Home services marketplace UrbanClap Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised Rs 1.6 crore ($230,120 at current exchange rates) from Flipkart ....

9 April, 2019

Snapdeal, ShopClues, others form e-commerce lobby group

Kavya Kothiyal

E-commerce companies Snapdeal and ShopClues as well as a bunch of other startups have come together to launch The E-Commerce Council ....

13 March, 2019

Online services marketplace Housejoy raises bridge funding after three-year gap

Payal Ganguly

Housejoy, the online services marketplace owned by Bengaluru-based Sarvaloka Services On-Call Private Ltd, has raised Rs 22.83 ....

13 December, 2018

UrbanClap raises Series D funding from Steadview Capital, Vy Capital

Binu Paul

UrbanClap Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a Delhi-based company that operates a home services marketplace, has raised $50 million (Rs 348 ....

30 November, 2018
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Ratan Tata-backed UrbanClap posts higher revenue, narrower loss for FY18

Kavya Kothiyal

Delhi-based home services marketplace UrbanClap reported an increase in its operating revenue and pared its loss for the financial ....

29 October, 2018

IKEA prepares for India debut, with a little help from UrbanClap to ease DIY doubts

Reuters

IKEA is set to open its first store in India next month, and the world’s biggest furniture retailer is localizing its offering ....

12 June, 2018

Zomato's chief business officer Mukund Kulashekaran steps down

Dearton Thomas Hector

Mukund Kulashekaran, the chief business officer at online restaurant discovery and food delivery company Zomato, has quit the ....

5 June, 2018

UrbanClap's revenue quadruples, losses reduce in FY18

Shweta Sharma

Home services marketplace UrbanClap's revenue grew four times in the financial year 2017-18 even as its net loss reduced by ....

3 May, 2018
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Amazon-backed home services startup Housejoy lays off 40 employees

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based home services startup Housejoy, operated by Sarvaloka Services On Call Pvt. Ltd, has laid off at least 40 employees ....

1 May, 2018

Can home services marketplaces UrbanClap and HouseJoy defy the odds?

Shweta Sharma & Dearton Thomas Hector

Between 2013 and 2015, a number of startups set up shop in India to operate marketplaces that provided a range of home services. ....

19 April, 2018

Home services startup Frapperz raises $100K in seed funding

Binu Paul

On-demand home services provider Frapperz has raised $100,000 (Rs 66.6 lakh) in seed funding from a group of investors led by ....

14 March, 2017

Domestic help provider Didi acquires home services startup TimeMyTask

Disha Sharma

On-demand maid service Didi has acquired home services startup TimeMyTask in an all-stock deal, Didi's co-founder and chief executive ....

30 January, 2017

Servify raises funding from Beenext, Blume Ventures, others

Disha Sharma

Servify, a platform that works as a personal assistant to electronic gadgets and appliances, has raised an undisclosed amount ....

26 November, 2016

Beauty has a strong repeat rate: UrbanClap CEO

Disha Sharma

Two-year-old UrbanClap, one of the most-funded startups in the home services industry, has charted out a clear growth plan for ....

17 November, 2016

Mobile repairing startup Gadgetwood gets $6 mn from Carpediem

Debjyoti Roy

Home-grown private equity firm Carpediem Capital has invested nearly Rs 40 crore (around $6 million) in Gadgetwood, an on-demand ....

22 September, 2016

Exclusive: Former ITC exec Pradeep Dhobale invests in home services startup Renowala

Disha Sharma

Hyderabad-based on-demand marketplace for home improvement services Renowala.com secured a second round of seed funding from ....

31 August, 2016

Exclusive: Wellness startup Gomalon raises second round of seed funding

Disha Sharma

Bangalore-based wellness services startup Gomalon Technology Ventures Pvt. Ltd has raised $100,000 (around Rs 68 lakh) in a second ....

27 June, 2016

No bigger validation

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Rajesh Chokani, founder & CEO, Sweetcouch: We did expect to meet some important people from Apple but I was taken aback when ....

20 May, 2016

Diving deep

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ajit Narayanan, founder, Invention Labs: We definitely knew that we would be meeting someone important from Apple, but the identity ....

20 May, 2016