GetMyPeon raises $250,000
Mumbai based errand-running service GetMyPeon has raised seed funding worth $250,000 from undisclosed sources. The company will use the funds to invest in backend and frontend technology infrastructure, vehicles, field executive hires, its mobile platform and geographical expansion. In April, GetMyPeon expanded its operations to Thane and Vashi, while accepting orders via WhatsApp and Twitter. GetMyPeon had then planned to expand to Pune and Bangalore in the later part of this year, though no specific timeline had been mentioned. It claims to have over a 1,000 clients in Mumbai, Vashi and Thane. It offers services like food delivery, personnel tasks and concierge among same day delivery and others.
Stayglad raises angel funding
Mobile marketplace for beauty services Stayglad has raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from a group of investors which include Tracxn Labs and Sahil Barua, cofounder of Delhivery. The company plans was founded a month ago by Prateek Jain, Shashank Gupta and Kavish Desai. Currently operating in Bangalore, it plans to expand to other cities as well as release its app. StayGlad claims that its beauty services are a regular and repeat business and it plans to add styling and get ready quick services. It currently offers beauty, styling and get-ready services at a user’s house from beauty professionals.
Zimmber raises $400,000 from InMobi founders and others
Zimmber, a hyperlocal home solutions company, has raised funding worth $400,000 from investors including Naveen Tiwari, Mohit Saxena and Amit Gupta, who are all cofounders of InMobi, Piyush Shah, the chief product officer at InMobi and Manish Dugar. It will use the funds to expand to Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and other Tier II and III cities. Zimmber has also acqui-hired Mumbai based laundry service Dhulai. The acquisition will help Zimmber streamline its supply side, it claims. In January this year, Zimmber had raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Praveen Sinha, the India head of Jabong, and an unnamed senior executive from Godrej Group. Zimmber currently operates in Mumbai, Pune and Gurgaon and claims to get 100 orders from all 3 cities. It was founded by Anubha Goel, Gaurav Shrivastava and Amit Kumar. The company provides services like home painting, electrical, AC, plumbing, carpentry, home cleaning, mason, upholstery cleaning and carpet cleaning and claims to have partnerships with 250 service providers.