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Exclusive: Former ITC exec Pradeep Dhobale invests in home services startup Renowala

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 | More »

Joshua Kumar, CEO, Renowala
Hyderabad-based on-demand marketplace for home improvement services Renowala.com secured a second round of seed funding from FMCG veteran Pradeep Dhobale, a top company executive told Techcircle.in. Dhobale, who is a former ITC executive and an active angel investor, picked a 6.25% stake in the firm...


Exclusive: LocalOye rejigs business strategy; to focus on B2B customers

Tiger Global and Lightspeed Venture Partners-backed local household and personal services marketplace LocalOye is recasting its business model to focus more on business-to-business (B2B) customers for better monetisation, its founder told Techcircle.in. “We don’t want to put in a lot of mone...

1 June, 2016 | More »


UrbanClap hires ex-Housing.com executive Amit Das

Delhi-based UrbanClap Technologies India Pvt Ltd, which runs a mobile-only marketplace to find local service professionals under the UrbanClap brand, has appointed former Housing.com vice president Amit Das as its vice president of design. Das was also one of the co-founders of the e-governance star...

9 May, 2016 | More »


Home services startups promise a better home

It’s 10 am when Mohammed Arif, a 30-year-old carpenter from Gurgaon, receives a text message on his mobile phone’s app for a carpentry job. An hour later, he gets the exact coordinates of the location and on arriving at the address, he presses the ‘Start Job’ button on the app. When the ...

17 February, 2016 | More »

LocalOye lays off 60 employees as it rejigs operations

Mumbai-based Imma Web Pvt Ltd, which runs LocalOye, a mobile-only marketplace for local household and personal service providers, has laid off 60 of its 100-member call servicing unit staff as part of it restructuring plans. LocalOye said the move is a result of the company’s decision to automate ...

17 November, 2015 | More »


Local services marketplace LocalOye raises $5M from Tiger Global, Lightspeed

Mumbai-based Imma Web Pvt Ltd, the company behind mobile-only marketplace for local household and personal service providers LocalOye.com, has raised $5 million (Rs 31 crore) in Series A round of funding from Tiger Global Management and Lightspeed Venture Partners, according to a press release. The ...

14 April, 2015 | More »