Hyperlocal is getting more money today. BookMeIn, a hyperlocal services marketplace, is raising 2.5 crore in angel round of funding from Ajmera Group of Companies. The company will utilise money for customer acquisition and technology enhancement. It is also looking to add more categories to its portal.
The Mumbai-based company was founded in 2014 by Siddharth Dalal, Ekta Dalal, Nidhi Chandel, and Chaitanya Chandel. It is currently serving four categories – Beauty & Fitness, Health & Wellness, Home & Work, and Spirit & Healing.
BookMeIn is currently operating in Mumbai, Thane and New Mumbai. However, the company is planning to expand its service to other regions in coming months. Users can access it via web portal as well as through its mobile application.
Its vision is to create at all times a Marketplace that connects Service Providers & Consumers through a reliable, credible & easy-to-use booking engine that enables a service to be booked / bought anytime for a preferred time, location, Vendor & Price.
Hyperlocal is the hottest segment in the Indian start-up scenario right now. Many startups in this space have raised significant amount of funding in a bid to become market leader. UrbanClap recently secured $10 million from SAIF Partners and Accel Partners for its expansion. Other players in the market include UrbanPro, Zopper, AndNrby, etc.