Bangalore: Bangalore based online marketplace hiring platform Urbanpro raises $2 million from Nirvana Venture Advisors. The fund will be utilized to improve the product and expand its services to various cities. The firm has raised an undisclosed amount from Raman Sud – a U.S. based serial entrepreneur and angel investor, last year.
Founded in 2012 by Rakesh Kalra and Santosh Kelvani, Urbanpro is India’s top online marketplace for hiring service professionals. The company aims to help customers to make the right decision and allow smart hiring by connecting professionals and consumers across various fields. The platform claims to have over three lakh professionals and five lakh consumers over one million visits a month.
Expanding its reach, Urbanpro currently has its firm footprints in top cities including Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Pune and Chennai. The firm plans to enlarge its verticals to health & fitness, event services, photography and many more.