Urban Company, formerly UrbanClap, is a gig marketplace that offers home installation, maintenance and repair services, and home beauty and wellness services.
Urban Company's vision is to use technology and smart processes to structure the highly unorganized services market in India and emerging markets.
Urban Company was founded in 2014 by Abhiraj Bhal, Varun Khaitan, and Raghav Chandra. The company is based in Gurgaon, Harayana. Urban Company operates in 35 cities in India, Singapore, Australia, the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Urban Company provides a platform that allows skilled and experienced professionals to connect with users looking for specific services. All the professionals, though experienced and skilled, undergo intensive training modules before being allowed to list their services on the platform.
Urban Company's match-making algorithm identifies professionals who are closest to the users’ requirements and available at the requested time and date. The startup also enables workers with expertise in one category to learn about other categories, hence increasing their odds of getting more work and earning more.
Urban Company has built a network of 50,000+ trained service professionals, and served over 5 million customers across major metropolitan cities of India, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sydney and Singapore. More ore than 35,000 service partners are active on the platform.
Urban Company is backed by Tiger Global Management, Accel, Prosus Ventures, Dragoneer, Wellington Management, Vy Capital, Steadview Capital, SAB Holdings, and others. The company raised $255M in Series F round on June 02, 2021. This brings Urban Company's total funding to $445.9M to date. The new round valued the company at $2.1B post-money.