To help you sort out your daily errand woes, GetMyPeon, a Mumbai-based errand-running and same day delivery service provider has raised $250K in seed funding. With fresh capital brewing in, the company is now looking to expand its scope of operations.
GetMyPeon also plans to invest the funds in building technology infrastructure, vehicles, hiring more field executives, building mobile platform. It is also planning to expand its services to different geographies. All other financials, which involves investor names and numbers have been kept under wraps.
Founded in 2012 by Bharat Ahirwar with an initial investment of just $315, GetMyPeon is an on demand errand-running service provider that receives orders over mail, call, WhatsApp or via tweets. You can simply book an errand boy, or a peon to get a quick delivery done, and the service will send one of its errand executives to deliver your package.
You need a medicine from a nearby medical shop but aren’t in a mood to get it yourself ? No worrie. Book an errand executive from GetMyPeon and they’ll get it for you.
Whatever kind of delivery or pickup service you need, the company is ready to help you with it. It provides delivery services of gifts, letters, groceries, parcels, ticets, medicines, food, cheque pickup, etc. It also provides biking service, cycle service, car service, and repair assistance.
It charges users from between Rs. 150 to Rs. 1,500 for hiring an executive for nine hours as per its website. The charges also includes local public transportation costs incurred by the service personnel during the entire delivery cycle.
The company claims to be the only errand-running service in Mumbai, Thane & Vashi. It is already providing professional, affordable and trustworthy services to more than 1,000 clients who have gained high levels of customer satisfaction and trust in the company.
Bharat Ahirwar, founder of the company, said,
GetMyPeon was started with a simple vision of running errands for individuals and helping them with their daily chores. This has now turned into a reliable, affordable, dependable and the most available service to get anything personal to official done in the city. This round of funding will help us scale up operations to greater heights.
While GetMyPeon obviously offers booking via traditional web and mobile booking methods, it also accepts orders via WhatsApp Mobile messenger and Twitter tweets.