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.
The site now features a Buy Through Quikr option, that provides payment collection, doorstep delivery and cashback assurance to buyers. The feature is currently available only on cash payments, but we believe wallet integration is on its way.
Quikr claims to be clocking 30 million monthly traffic.
Based on a comprehensive examination of vehicle components by qualified inspection engineers, the detailed report will evaluate cars on factors such as noise, operations and its performance.