On demand utility service startup Doormint has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Powai Lake Ventures, reports YourStory. The funds will go towards expansion of service categories and service areas and hiring more people. Doormint currently claims to have 50-60 bookings everyday with 30% of them returning to Doormint. Mumbai based Doormint was founded by Naman Lahoty, Abhinav Agarwal and Piyush Ranjan this year. It provides services from electricians, laundry, plumbers, carpenters, pest control and appliance repair serving certain areas in Mumbai. Currently a team of 13, Doormint also has 250 professional personnel across their service categories. The YourStory report mentions that Doormint does background, criminal and police verifications before they take professionals on board. **** Local services marketplace UrbanClap has raised seed funding worth Rs 10 crore from SAIF Partners, Accel Partners and Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal of Snapdeal. The app-only UrbanClap plans to use the funds to expand its service categories, scaling up the platform/technology, expansion to other cities and hiring. Founded by Abhiraj Bhal, Raghav Chandra and Varun Khaitan in October 2014, UrbanClap offers a marketplace for services like event photography, salons, yoga instructions, dieticians, event planners, DJs, home cleaning and interior design among others. **** Yet to be launched mobile marketplace for beauty and wellness Vyomo has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s YouWeCan Ventures, reports ET. The company will use the funds for scaling up and global expansion. Vyomo plans to enlist 5,000 spas and salons in Delhi-NCR,…
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