Indian Service provider UrbanClap raises $50M in Series D round

by megan jones in funding on 4th December 2018

Urbanclap Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian startup founded by Abhiraj Bhal, Raghav Chandra, Varun Khaitan in the year 2014. It is identified as one of the fastest growing startups in India. Urbanclap is a mobile-marketplace which provides all kinds of local services. It is expanded in all major cities in the country. It has passionate young people who work enthusiastically and makes a lot of difference in people’s lives by providing their services at our doorsteps.

Urbanclap is into services like Beauty & saloon, Repairs, Home maintenance, Homecare & design, and also weddings.

Funds through Series D round

With the advent of Steadview capital, a long-term investment firm and VY capital, a global investment firm as lead investors, Urban clap has raised $50M in series D funding round. This is not the first time it has set up the benchmark for startups. Earlier through different series round as with investors like Saif partners, Accel, Bessemer venture partners Urbanclap has raised a total of $110.7M. Now it has also stepped into acquisitions. Urbanclap recently acquired Goodservice – A mobile app that takes charge of all needs just through simple chat and HandyHome – A book expert which offers services for home and kitchen appliances. This shows the day by day growth and expansion of Urbanclap.

Urbanclap Services

Beauty & Salon Services– These services include Salon, spa, massage both for Men and women.
Health & Wellness– These services include fitness trainers, yoga trainers, Dietician, and physiotherapy at our home itself.
Repairs– These services include electronic repairs like AC, Water purifier, Washing Machine, Mobile, Refrigerators, and many other electronic appliances.
Home Maintenance– These services include housekeeping services like Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters, Pest Control, Furniture & carpet cleaning, and house Cleaning at very reasonable prices.
Homecare and Design– These services include Packers & Movers, Interior Designers, House Painters, Architects, and Civil Contractors.


Wedding– These services include Pre-wedding photographers, wedding photographers, Bridal Makeup artists, Party makeup artists, and Mehandi artists.

Why choose Urbanclap

  • High Quality and Trusted Professionals
    Urbanclap hires only high-quality professionals after proper verification and background check.
  • Matched to Your Needs
    Urbanclap makes sure that the right professionals are allocated to its customers with a very reasonable and affordable budget.
  • Hassle Free Service Delivery
    Once a service is booked with Urbanclap, it makes sure that the customer is completely satisfied from the point of booking the service till delivery. The service that is provided will be guaranteed and super convenient.

Reason for its Success and growth

Either a startup or a well-established organization, Success and growth of the company depends on the marketing strategy that the company follows. In this current busy world with increasing labor chargers and a shortfall of physical labor. People have no much time to decide and choose the best option that fits for the work to be done in less time. This is the perfect time at which Urbanclap has launched its services in India. This the first of this kind of start-up in the country which came forward offering multiple services right from domestic help to wedding planners. With the readiness and short time to resolve an issue just by a single click, through customers mobile phone, the work is getting done with complete customer satisfaction.

With its emerging services in accordance to the time and need, today Urbanclap has emerged in such a way that it has no proper competitor in the Indian market. Even though anything is formed, It just follows the footsteps of the Urbanclap which in turn becoming a boon for the growth of the organization.

Recently it has stepped into B2B, by offering second-step services to big firms like IKEA, Pepperfry in the mode of exchanging goods and transportation which made Urbanclap standout unique in the idea of expanding its services and expand as an organization itself.

Conclusion

In today’s busy life, it has been very difficult to manage time and work for many people. People always run restlessly such that there is no time even for our personal needs. In such circumstances, there comes Urbanclap which provides services at our doorsteps saving a lot of time and makes lives easier. With its continuous success, Urbanclap has decided to expand its services utilising the recently raised funds.

 

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