xrraa 29 Questions 72 Answers 1 Best Answer 125 Points View Profile 0 xrraa Asked: December 31, 2020In: Company How did UrbanClap/Urban Company start? 0 How did UrbanClap/Urban Company start? abhiraj bhalabhiraj bhal emailabhiraj bhal urbanclapabhiraj singh bhalceo of urbanclapindiastartupurban company ceourbanclap ceourbanclap ceo emailurbanclap founder Share Facebook 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent xrraa 29 Questions 72 Answers 1 Best Answer 125 Points View Profile xrraa Added an answer on January 4, 2021 at 11:21 am Here’s how UrbanClap/Urban Company started – UrbanClap (now Urban Company) was started by Mr. Abhiraj Bhal, Mr. Raghav Chandra, and Mr. Varun Khaitan in the year 2014. Abhiraj Bhal is an engineer from IIT Kanpur, MBA from IIM-A, and used to work with the Boston Consulting group. Raghav Chandra holds a bachelor’s in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of California Berkeley and has worked with organizations like Twitter and had started an auto-rickshaw aggregator platform called buggy(dot)in before starting UrbanClap. Varun Khaitan is an engineer from IIT Kanpur who used to work with the BCG as a consultant. Now Urban Company has a network of over 25000+ trained service professionals and has served 5 million customers over India and Dubai. Recently they ventured out to global markets like Singapore, Sydney, and Abu Dhabi. Urban Company Is Asia’s largest home services platform. Users can book and avail a range of services from trained service professionals at their homes. According to an article on Fortune India, Urban Company has already raised over 700 crores (110 million$) from Accel Partners, SAIF Partners, and Tata Partners and is valued at over 480 million $ The sector to date is unorganized without any standards for quality and reliability. They ventured out to bridge a gap between service providers and customers expecting quality services at their homes. Urban Company is already present in major Indian cities and many international markets. They plan on increasing their network of service professionals to over one million and serve more than 50 million customers. Abhiraj Bhal and Varun Khaitan were both batch mates in IIT Kanpur and were working with BCG as consultants and Raghav Chandra was running an auto-rickshaw aggregator called buggi(dot)in. Abhiraj Bhal and Varun Khaitan in the year 2013 were working on a movie streaming company called CinemaBox. These 3 Met and started a company called UrbanClap after brainstorming at Bhal’s house post sharing each other’s experiences of dealing with service providers. Source of this information – Are you being served?: The UrbanClap success story 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer.