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Zimmber acquires peer FindYahaan for an undisclosed amount


Zimmber, a hyperlocal home solutions company, has acquired hyperlocal lifestyle services marketplace FindYahaan for an undisclosed amount, reports the Mint. The acquisition will help Zimmber strengthen its white collar service listings.

Founded in 2013 by Rachit Mathur and Snehil Khanor, FindYahan provides a location based discovery platform for lifestyle services which enables skilled individuals and home businesses to their target customers. The platform is available only in the Delhi/NCR region for now, where it claims to have over 100,000 users and 4,000 service providers.

FindYahaan had raised seed funding from Karan Bajwa, MD Microsoft India and other individual investors in February last year, and raised further funding from Phoenix Fund in March. The firm had raised another round of funding from Times Group’s Brand Capital in November.

Zimmber funding: In July last year, Zimmber raised pre Series A funding worth $2 million from IDG ventures and Omidyar Networks and participation from other investors. Zimmber had also raised funding worth $400,000 from investors including Naveen Tiwari, Mohit Saxena and Amit Gupta (all cofounders of InMobi), Piyush Shah, the chief product officer at InMobi and Manish Dugar.

Around the same time, Zimmber had also acqui-hired Mumbai based laundry service Dhulai. The acquisition, Zimmber claimed, would help the company streamline its supply side. In January the same year 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 Delhi, Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Pune and Gurgaon.

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Zimmber 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 over 400 service providers. According to the company, its laundry and driver on demand services are seeing high traction in the last few weeks.

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