Delhi based Langhar, which allows people to buy and sell home cooked food online, has secured a funding of $1,50,000 from ARK Challenge, a startup bootcamp.
The Indian startup made its way among the top three winners in the nine chosen startups from 92 applications that were initially received. Earlier, Langhar raised $20,000 of seed money from TLabs as part of its third batch (February 2013).
The ARK, is a mentor driven business accelerator program for technology startups.
Langhar which currently offers its services in Delhi, connects food hobbyists, chefs and housewives to food enthusiasts and food lovers in the city. People can order home cooked food or dine at the chef’s place picked from the site. Likewise, users who are fond of cooking can upload their recipes and earn some extra income.
The web and mobile based service is clocking revenues of $2,000 per month in individual subscriptions and $10,000 each quarter for business subscriptions.
The company was started in November 2012 by Karanpreet Singh who earlier exited his robotics technology startup; Pankaj Sharma, an IIT Delhi graduate; UI/ UX expert Sunil Kumar and Pawan Saini, an online marketing expert.