Bangalore: Mobile services marketplace, UrbanClap launch its mobile app in Bangalore yesterday. Currently offering services in 23 categories in Bangalore, UrbanClap plans to expand its operation in 10 Indian cities with 100 plus categories. The firm aims to reinforce its current workforce from the present 50 to about 250 in the next six months.
The idea behind the commence is to help consumers find the best services easily and provide the large base of individuals or small businesses with a platform to manage and grow their client network. From a plumber to a wedding photographer or a yoga teacher, one can find everything on UrbanClap.
Incorporated in 2014 by Varun Khaitan, Abhiraj Bhal and Raghav Chandra, India’s largest mobile services marketplace, UrbanClap is the simplest way to find and hire trusted services. Since inception, the company aims to connect the customers to the best professional who can exactly do what customers want. Today, the firm provides trusted services across 40 categories including photographers, electricians, home cleaning & repairs, yoga & guitar instructors, and many more.
An ultimate destination for all services, UrbanClap uses technology and smart processes to structure the highly unorganized services market in India. The company also claims to secure Rs.10 crore in funding from the investors including SAIF Partners, Accel Partners and the founders of Snapdeal - Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal.
Talking about the company, Varun Khaitan, Co-Founder & Director, UrbanClap says, “We started UrbanClap inspired by the immense potential that the highly unorganized services market in India holds. After our success in the capital, Bengaluru is our next city of choice for launch. There is a huge demand for excellent service professionals in the city known for its technology and culture-loving citizens. We plan to galvanize this space by connecting the talented musicians, photographers and other artists with those in need of their services.”