Company Name : BookEventz
Funding Amount : Undisclosed
Investor(s) Mumbai Angels Singapore Angel Network. Zishaan Hayath.
Funding Round : Angel round
BookEventz, previously called UrbanRestro, has raised a second round of funding. The round was led by Mumbai Angels with participations from Singapore Angel Network and Zishaan Hayath (PLV).
The platform offers a one-stop solution to all event planning requirements. The fresh funding will be used to bolster the technology backend and an aggressive marketing campaign for the portal.
Shriti Chhajed, founder, said, “With this funding our aim is to develop a strong product enabling a seamless event booking process, making end users more comfortable doing it online than offline. Recently we have added 360 degree views of venues, reviews, detailed descriptions of approach, service, and ambiance for each of the venues. Also, we are increasing our service offerings for events such as artists, themes, caterers etc.”
Founded by Shriti Chhajed and Harsh Baid, BookEventz has over 2000 vendors listed with it in 11 cities. The company claims that the website has served 2000 customers in Nov 2015 and over 100 bookings were made with a GMV of over 1 Crore.
By Jul 2016, they aim to serve 20,000 customers monthly.