Gadget repair platform Repaireasy raises $275K from MSA, others

repaireasy2Gadget and mobile phone repair platform Repaireasy has raised a pre-series A investment of $275,000 from a consortium of international and domestic investors including Morris Street Advisors (MSA) and P. Krishnamurthy, former vice chairman of JM Morgan Stanley. The startup plans to utilise the funds to power up its technology infrastructure, strengthen customer support, develop […]

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Why home services startups are finding it difficult to get customers

home_feUntil last year, a new startup was springing up in the on-demand home services space every few days, riding on the convenience and instant access that the smartphone provided. These startups promised to send reliable service professionals for every kind of work that an Indian home required – plumbers, electricians, wedding photographers, fitness instructors, home […]

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On-demand chauffeur provider DriversKart raises $450K from ah! Ventures, others

VCCircle_Driverskart1Chennai-based on-demand chauffeur provider DriversKart has raised Rs 3 crore ($450,000) in a pre-Series A round of funding led by ah! Ventures. Kolkata-based Primarc group’s investment arm iVenture and Silicon Valley-based investor Namit Agrawal also put money in this round. DriversKart, run by Get Driven Technologies Pvt Ltd, enables users to hire drivers on an […]

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Home services startup Zimmber acquires FindYahan

FindYahan2On-demand home services platform Zimmber, operated by Mumbai-based Rejuvenate Solutions Pvt Ltd, has acquired Gurgaon-based FindYahan India Pvt Ltd, which runs a marketplace under the same brand name for services and skills, for an undisclosed amount. The development was first reported in The Economic Times. Queries sent by Techcircle.in to the two companies on the details of the deal did […]

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Home services marketplace Zimmber raises around $2M from IDG, Omidyar, Sherpalo & Aarin

Mumbai-based Rejuvenate Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind on-demand home services platform Zimmber, has raised just under $2 million (around Rs 12 crore) in pre-Series A funding round from IDG Ventures, Omidyar Networks, Ram Shriram’s (founding board member of Google) Sherpalo Ventures and TV Mohandas Pai’s (chairman of Manipal Global Education and former Infosys director) […]

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On-demand home services startup Zimmber raises $400K from InMobi founders, acqui-hires laundry startup Dhulai

Mumbai-based Rejuvenate Solutions Pvt Ltd, which owns on-demand home services platform Zimmber, has secured $400,000 (Rs 2.5 crore) in a fresh round of funding from top officials at mobile ad network InMobi. InMobi’s co-founders Naveen Tewari, Mohit Saxena and Amit Gupta, along with its vice-president of finance Manish Dugar and chief product officer Piyush Shah […]

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