Girnarsoft, which operates CarDekho, PriceDekho, BikeDekho and its recent purchase Zigwheels, yet continues its quest for acquisitions. The company has today acquired Drishya360s, a premier photography and video production, augmented reality, virtual reality, and web-designing and hosting firm.
With its newest acquisition, Girnar Soft intends to build interactive virtual reality technology and augmented reality platform for CarDekho, Gaadi, BikeDekho, among others. Additionally, Girnar Soft will also leverage Drishya360s founder Shashanka Adiga and his team’s experience to develop online and offline advertising solutions.
Speaking on the acquisition, Girnar Soft’s Director-Strategy, Rahul Yadav said –
Having offered a plethora of options and innovative features on our platform, we have been working on the next phase of our evolution. The acquisition of Drishya360s is a step in our long-term growth strategy and enables us to develop interactive virtual reality solutions for our portals. By using and upgrading Drishya360s’ existing technology interface, we are confident that we will deliver the highest level of user experience.
With companies such as CarDekho.com, BikeDekho.com, ZigWheels.com and TruckDekho.com under its banner, Girnar Soft has been working on developing virtual and augmented reality solutions to take user experience to another level. CarDekho recently launched ‘Feel the Car’, with which a consumer gets immersive experience of car to help in decision making.
Moreover, Girnar Soft has been making too many acquisitions and changes to its workforce this past year. These include the recent acquisitions of its closest rival Zigwheels and price comparison platform BuyingIQ as well as strategic partnership with online insurance platform Coverfox.
Girnar Soft also recruited Shobhit Mathur, former associate director at PWC, to lead strategic initiatives across verticals and incubate new businesses in his role at GirnarSoft. Earlier this month, they brought in ex-Zomato CFO Umesh Hora, for the same role within Girnar Soft — i.e. CFO.