Home services startup Frapperz raises $100K in seed funding

Home services startup Frapperz raises $100K in seed fundingOn-demand home services provider Frapperz has raised $100,000 (Rs 66.6 lakh) in seed funding from a group of investors led by an Australia-based healthcare entrepreneur. The mobile platform, owned and operated by NumeroSeven Technologies Pvt Ltd, has recorded over 10,000 active downloads, the startup said in a press release. It claims to have clocked monthly […]

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Beauty has a strong repeat rate: UrbanClap CEO

Abhiraj-BhalTwo-year-old UrbanClap, one of the most-funded startups in the home services industry, has charted out a clear growth plan for the next six months – focus on the beauty segment, add new categories like nannies, maids and cooks and keep improving its systems for better customer experience. The Gurgaon headquartered startup serves nearly 5,000-6,000 customer […]

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Hyderabad-based home services startup SBricks acquires HomeCues

SBricks2Hyderabad-based SBricks Castle Care Pvt Ltd, which provides  facility management and home services, has acquired HomeCues, promoted by Homefix Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, for an undisclosed amount in an all-stock deal, it said in a statement. HomeCues will be a 100% subsidiary and the combined entity will henceforth be called SBricks Castle Care Pvt. Ltd. […]

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Hyderabad-based home services startup SBricks acquires HomeCues

SBricks2Hyderabad-based SBricks Castle Care Pvt Ltd, which provides  facility management and home services, has acquired HomeCues, promoted by Homefix Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, for an undisclosed amount in an all-stock deal, it said in a statement. HomeCues will be a 100% subsidiary and the combined entity will henceforth be called SBricks Castle Care Pvt. Ltd. […]

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Ratan Tata-backed UrbanClap acquires hyperlocal services startup GoodService

home-serviceHome services startup UrbanClap Technologies India Pvt. Ltd has acquired Delhi-based concierge services provider GoodService Labs Pvt. Ltd. The development was first reported by TechinAsia, citing two company sources.  The acquisition is an all-cash deal, the report said, without specifying the amount. Separate email queries sent to UrbanClap and GoodService did not elicit any response […]

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Sulekha’s Satya Prabhakar on leveraging technology and growth strategy

At a time when startups in the home services space are finding it difficult to get customers, Sulekha—one of the legacy players and an online and mobile platform that connects users with local service providers—is marching ahead with a broad customer base and is also profitable. In a chat with Techcircle.in, Sulekha’s founder and CEO […]

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Quikr buys on-demand beauty services startup Salosa

QuikrOnline classifieds firm Quikr said on Tuesday it has acquired on-demand beauty services platform Salosa for an undisclosed amount, as it seeks to expand its home services vertical. The acquisition is part of Quikr’s plan to augment its home services vertical, for which it has committed to invest Rs 250 crore. The will help Salosa—which has […]

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Cleaning services provider Broomberg raises pre-series A funding, ties up with HELPI

VCCircle__broomberg1Delhi-based cleaning services provider Broomberg Cleaning Services Pvt Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount in funding in pre-series A round of funding from a group of angel investors and high net-worth individuals (HNIs). “Two of them are angel investors while eight are HNIs,” Samrat Goyal, co-founder, Broomberg told Techcircle.in, but declined to disclose their names. […]

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