Bengaluru: Droom, a Delhi-based online marketplace for automobiles, announces that it has tied-up with private jets and helicopters rental firm – JetSetGo. With this partnership, Droom has set its foot in the aviation space. As a part of this alliance, Droom will sell and lease private jets & choppers and will also include joyride with family or any corporate getaways across Droom platforms. Earlier this year, Droom had raised $16 million in its Series A funding round led by Lightbox Ventures and Beenos Partners.
Sandeep Agarwal, the Founder & former CEO of Shopclues, founded Droom in 2014. It is India’s first mobile marketplace for buying and selling used and new vehicles. It has over 6500 listings on its portal, with an average listing prized at around Rs.2,00,000. The company also conducts online auctions of automobiles on its website, where the users can place their bids and participate in the auction.
Currently, the company offers its services in 13 different automobile categories and claims to have handled over 3000 transactions till date. It has also enlisted up to 1000 sellers, while it is also planning to increase the number to 50,000 sellers and 200,000 listings in the next two years.