Its a huge day for any company when they sell their millionth product or receive their millionth order. Starting from zero and going on to reach that magic figure is a journey fraught with hardships and struggles and not many survive it. Well, leading services provider UrbanClap, has recently crossed that landmark.
The milestone was achieved with the demand for a Zumba instructor on the 30th of June — several months short of November end which was when the company was founded, in 2014.
Speaking on the topic, Abhiraj Bhal Co-founder, UrbanClap said,
We are extremely happy to deliver our 1 millionth service. This milestone is a validation of how the UrbanClap platform is solving a key problem for our customers and professionals and we look forward to delivering many millions more.
In case you are still unaware of UrbanClap, the platform lets you order services from over a 100 different categories with a few clicks. The services available span a wide spectrum and include photographers, salon at home, home cleaning & repairs, yoga & guitar instructors, Zumba teachers and so on.
The company has over half a million users spread across major cities like Delhi/NCR, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, and Ahmedabad.
Interestingly enough, UrbanClab says that over half of the requests served by it were from repeat customers. That not only shows that the customers found the platform useful, but also that they were satisfied with the quality of services provided, which of-course is a landmark in itself.
Meanwhile, the company has come a long way in less than two years since its inception. With a 1 million folks serviced feather in its app, don’t be surprised if it starts receiving acquisition and/or investment offers in the near future.
The company, however, has recently received an undisclosed investment from the retired chairman emeritus of Tata Group, Mr Ratan Tata. In addition to this, UrbanClap has now raised a sum of total of over $36 million and is now valued north of a $100 million. And if sources are to be believed, the company is looking to raise about $100 million in the next round already.