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UrbanClap raises $10 million in funding from existing investors

Mobile services marketplace UrbanClap has raised $10 million in a round of funding from existing investors Accel Partners and SAIF, reports ETtech. The company will use the funding for scaling its platform, hiring and to expand to at least 15 cities by the end of the year. The Gurgaon-based company previously raised seed funding of around Rs 10 crore from SAIF Partners, Accel Partners and Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal of Snapdeal, in April this year. Earlier this month, Urbanclap started its operations in Mumbai and said that it will be branching out to 10 more cities and expand its team from 50 to about 250 in the next six months. Founded in October last year by Varun Khaitan, Raghav Chandra and Abhiraj Bhal, UrbanClap is currently available to users in Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi-NCR where it claims to provide professionals for over 50 services, including plumbing, wedding photography, music lessons, yoga classes and interior designing. As of now the services are available only through the Android app. For home services like carpenters, home cleaners and electricians etc, bookings can be made through the app itself, and the company will choose and send a relevant personnel, while for other services like makeup artists, nutritionists etc, users need to answer a few questions before being connected to a professional. Note that UrbanClap offers separate apps for service professionals which can be used to register as a professional as well. Payments for the platform can be made through Paytm. According to UrbanClap, it…

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