Indian Online real estate Start up Housing.com
Housing.com is a Mumbai-based real estate search portal started by Rahul Yadav and Other 11 IIT Bombay students in the year 2012 june. The web address Housing.com is Purchased from San Francisco based internet entrepreneur, Peter Headington, and the telephone number 03-333-333-333 in September 2013 for a total of $1m. The Housing.com allows customers to search for housing based on geography, number of rooms and other filters.
In the yourstory.com “We started out because we wanted a better tool to find houses online. We wanted to build a company very strong on technology and take the product to as many people as we could,” says Advitiya.
The Housing.com has raised four rounds of funding. The company raised $2.5 million in Series A funding from Nexus Venture Partners in June 2013.And company expand its 4 more cities and creates its own Data Science Labs.In April 2014 company raised another $19 M in venture funding, led by Helion Venture Partners.
In 2015 company had to change the strategy So a nationwide brand launch, and revealed its new brand logo, colours and brand philosophy; with the tagline ‘Look Up’. The brand launch was advertised in national newspapers and hoardings in several cities across India; and notably, on the company’s social media pages.
Housing.com was named as the one of the hottest tech startups in 2012. Soft Bank was among its funding partners, and the fledgling company also partnered with Tata Housing and Tata Value Homes. According to Forbes India, Housing.com sold eight million dollars’ worth of real estate in its first week.
Rahul Yadav Face behind the Housing.com
He is born in the year 1989, Rajasthan , He is the alumni of IIT Bombay. He made the Forbes India list of “30 Under 30” young entrepreneurs.Called “bad boy of Indian startup”. The tag because he distributed all of his personal equity in Housing.com, worth around 200 crore rupees, to its 2,251 employees.So he His dismissal as CEO by Housing.com’s board of director and started new startup called Intelligent Interfaces. The company which would assist companies and organisations in automating processes.
In June 2015, Rahul was fired by the company board of citing “his behaviour towards investors, ecosystem and the media”.The total shares of his business He donated to his former employees was considered to be the equivalent to a year’s salary. In an apparent explanation of his actions, Yadav said, “I’m just 26 and it’s too early in life to get serious about money, etc,” in an interview with the Financial Express.