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Home services startup Frapperz raises $100K in seed funding

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Home services startup Frapperz raises $100K in seed funding
On-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 startu...

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Domestic help provider Didi acquires home services startup TimeMyTask

On-demand maid service Didi has acquired home services startup TimeMyTask in an all-stock deal, Didi’s co-founder and chief executive Jhonny Jha told Techcircle. After the acquisition, TimeMyTask will operate under Didi’s brand name. The new entity is valued around $10-15 million. “The...

30 January, 2017 | More »

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Servify raises funding from Beenext, Blume Ventures, others

Servify, a platform that works as a personal assistant to electronic gadgets and appliances, has raised an undisclosed amount in its pre-Series A round of funding from Beenext, and existing investors Blume Ventures and two German firms— Barkawi Holdings GmbH and TM Service Technology Holdings GmbH...

26 November, 2016 | More »

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Beauty has a strong repeat rate: UrbanClap CEO

Two-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 Gurg...

17 November, 2016 | More »

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Mobile repairing startup Gadgetwood gets $6 mn from Carpediem

Home-grown private equity firm Carpediem Capital has invested nearly Rs 40 crore (around $6 million) in Gadgetwood, an on-demand repair services and refurbishment startup, marking its third investment from its debut fund. The startup, run by Delhi-based Gadgetwood Eservices Pvt. Ltd, will use the ca...

22 September, 2016 | More »

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

31 August, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Wellness startup Gomalon raises second round of seed funding

Bangalore-based wellness services startup Gomalon Technology Ventures Pvt. Ltd has raised $100,000 (around Rs 68 lakh) in a second round of seed funding from a company that makes essential oils, natural food colours and spice extracts, Anil Kumar, co-founder, Gomalon told Techcircle. Kumar declined ...

27 June, 2016 | More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) with 
Sweetcouch founder & CEO
Rajesh Chokani

No bigger validation

Rajesh Chokani, founder & CEO, Sweetcouch: We did expect to meet some important people from Apple but I was taken aback when Tim Cook walked in. But he had no airs and rather, his casual and hands-on attitude made us feel very comfortable. I was probably wrong in assuming the CEO of Apple to be ...

20 May, 2016 | More »

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Passage to India

Apurva Roy Choudhary, CEO, Cynapse: We have been developing apps for the Apple ecosystem for the last six years. For the first couple of years, we did not have any connect with any Apple employees or relationship managers. Apple was a white box for us. This has been steadily changing in the last cou...

20 May, 2016 | More »

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Diving deep

Ajit Narayanan, founder, Invention Labs: We definitely knew that we would be meeting someone important from Apple, but the identity was kept under wraps because of the non-disclosure agreements we had signed. I was definitely pleasantly surprised and honoured to know it was Tim Cook himself whom we ...

20 May, 2016 | More »

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