24 August 2016, India :
Shaadisaga, a Delhi based online wedding services marketplace, is taking the Indian wedding market by storm. This venture has recently closed an undisclosed amount of funding as a part of its Pre Series A round from ah! Ventures and other marquee investors.
Industry stalwarts like Anupam Mittal, Kunal Shah & Sandeep Tandon, Dheeraj Jain, Rohit Chokhani along with other angel investors participated in this round.
Anupam Mittal, Founder of Shaadi.com opined, “This is a high touch industry and a really tough business to crack. It will take a determined & passionate team with loads of perseverance. I saw the commitment in Himanshu & Manish, so decided to back them.”
ah! Ventures is a growth catalyst that brings together promising businesses and investors by creating wealth creation opportunities for both. ah!’s unique model serves investors, entrepreneurs & enablers through a unique blend of customised services, skill, and industry & domain experience.
Shaadisaga is founded by Himanshu Kapsime and Manish Garg. Apart from the co-founders, the company has a workforce of 10 employees with a permanent set up in Delhi.It is India’s fastest growing online portal that enable couples to conveniently plan their wedding through vendor discovery and planning advice from wedding experts and visual inspirations. Users can choose from a pool of over 6000 service providers from venue to makeup and hire vendors as per their individual requirement, with price and quality assurance.
Co-Founder Himanshu Kapsime said, “At ShaadiSaga, we provide the best planning experience to couples. From idea & inspirations to hiring different service providers, we are focussed on making the entire process a piece of cake. Couples are able to gain the same level of trust with us as they do when they hire services through reference of their own friends and family members. Our team uses technology to essentially bring the offline wedding planning experience onto an online platform, while adding convenience and cost effectiveness.”
Manish Garg, Co-founder of ShaadiSaga, continued, “ShaadiSaga is the best suited solution for couples to plan their wedding as they save around 20-30% of wedding budget and 2 months of planning time with us, while ensuring better quality and experience. We are currently 25 people strong team and will be adding more people as we expand in further cities.”
The recent fund infusion will be utilized for increasing the base of partners associated with the platform and building technologies ensuring better customer experience, faster onboarding, smoother communication, and higher conversion rates.