Salosa which has been a partner to QuikrServices will further strengthen its beauty services offerings with stylists that have undergone a rigorous process of quality & background checks along with required training. QuikrServices has 250,000 service providers offering over 80 types of services for consumers and is being used by 1,00,000 customers every day.
QuikrScanner also comes embedded in Quikr’s mobile app, and sellers who use the Quikr app to post an ad from the phone will be able to seamlessly demonstrate the quality of their phones to prospective buyers. Sellers posting an ad from the mobile site or desktop can also run QuikrScanner by installing it on the phone that they intend to sell.
The deal values Commonfloor at $200mn and the company will continue to operate as a stand-alone entity. Started 7 years back, Commonfloor last raised $12mn from Google Ventures and has launched multiple products – right from VR to visualized market data using GIS.
The deal, from what we know values Commonfloor at $200mn and the company will continue to operate as a stand-alone entity. Started 7 years back, Commonfloor last raised $12mn from Google Ventures and has launched multiple products.
Quikr will now allow consumers to choose from– Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati and Marathi and let them browse as well as post ads. Quikr also ensured there is no delay in rendering ads in any of the available languages. The company will add more languages to the platform.
Realtycompass is a real-estate analytics platform which helps end consumers and investors by providing builder ratings & detailed project analysis. QuikrHomes claims that it currently connects customers from over 1000 cities and towns across India and it helps conclude 2 lakh plus transactions per month.
Quikr has also partnered with Film Maker Vivek Bohra and Casting Director, Aadore Mukherjee to help build a new platform for the entertainment industry. “We are excited to partner with them to infuse the passion of film crazy India with our experience in building digital marketplaces”
IRX is a mobile first aggregator of real estate agents which tags agents with projects and locations in real time. The acquisition was made to strengthen Quikr’s newly launched platform QuikrHomes which provides information about real estate marketplace and strengthens engagement with broker community.
QuikrServices provides access to reliable service providers across sub-categories such as home, travel, financial, health, fitness, beauty and event services. QuikrServices addresses customer needs by bridging the gap between the offline local home services ecosystem and online demand for the same.
Tiger Global an existing investor in both is expected to put fresh capital into Quikr through primary issuance of shares.Existing investors Google Capital and Accel Partners in CommonFloor, will collectively get a 10% stake in Quikr. Founded in 2007, CommonFloor had raised roughly around $60 mn.
The move is in line with the company’s plans to diversify its product offerings and boost discovery among consumers. The Jobs vertical will be one of the many categories such as cars real estate and services that are highly popular. Apart from creating dedicated verticals, the company is also launching reports and promoting people to add more images to their listings.
Quikr is all set for its launch of new service business QuikrServices. With the launch of QuikrServices the company plans to expand its business in the service category. The company has announced P.D. Sundar as head of the QuikrServices. He was the former Head of Internet Channels at CitiBank and has also headed the Digital business at The Hindu.