Commeasure raises $1m in seed funding


Business centric hotel search engine Commeasure has raised $1 million in seed funding from Jungle Ventures, reports YourStory. The company will use the funds to for marketing in South East Asia with a strong focus on India.

As of now, Commeasure claims to have over 500 hotels across India using its direct booking system. With this round of funding, the company will look to implement direct booking system in over 5000 hotels in SEA region. Founded by Amit Saberwal and Kunwar Asheesh Saxena, the platform provides hotels with complete management options including creating a website, a booking engine, integrated payment gateways and analytics.

Trucks and tempo booking service The Porter raises Rs 3 crore


Mumbai based online trucks and tempo booking service The Porter has raised Rs 3 crore from Kae Capital, reports NextBigWhat. The platform will use the funds to expand its team, expand its fleet in Mumbai and expand its services to Delhi and Bangalore in the next 2-3 month.

Founded in 2014, The Porter lets users hire vehicles for relocation, to move perishables, for ecommerce deliveries and construction supplies among others. The service charges users a base fare of Rs 200 and Rs 30 per km with free loading and unloading for 60 minutes. Users can also hire the service based on time rather than distance. The platform mentions its expecting to raise Rs 30-40 crores in series A funding in the next six months.

CapriCoast raises $1.25m to expand to six metros


Bangalore-based online modular furnishings provider has raised $1.25 million in a round of seed funding led by Accel Partners India, reports YourStory. The platform will use the funding to expand to 6 metros in the country, by the end of this year.

Founded by Jawad Ayaz, CapriCoast currently serves in Bangalore and offers deliverable designs with a speciality in kitchens and wardrobes. The website provides users with online customization tools and free design consultations to zero in on furniture they would like to get. Interestingly, CapriCoast and Zansaar, the other startup by Javad Ayaz, will use each other’s platforms to increase their user base.

TaskBob raises $1.2m from Orios and Mayfield


Mumbai-based on-demand home and services startup TaskBob has raised $1.2 million in funding led by Orios Venture Partners, with participation from Mayfield Fund reports iamwire. The startup will use the funds to expand to other parts of Mumbai.

As of now TaskBob serves only in the Powai suburb of Mumbai. It offers home services by sending a serviceman to fix household appliances on demand. The platform claims to offer money back to dissatisfied customers. The service is available as app only, on both Android and iOS. Competition in the field includes LocalOye, and Zimmber.