Quikr ties up with home services company Fixy for QuikrServices
The company currently processes between 40-50 requests a day, but co-founder Tufayl Merchant said that they had the capacity to ramp this up to 500 jobs a day.
Quikr launches QuikrScanner, a diagnostic app for mobile phones
Quikr is India’s only marketplace to offer such an app, which runs up to 20 t...
Quikr's online recruitment firm Hiree switches to freemium model for quick growth
Hiree is looking at the freemium model as a way to attract ...
Quikr launches automobile vertical QuikrCars
Quikr today launched its own separate automobile vertical QuikrCars, which will allow buying and selling of cars, bikes and commercial vehicles.
Quikr buys CommonFloor four months after launching QuikrHomes
The deal was structured as a majority stock swap and values CommonFloor at around $120 million. Quikr said it will continue to operate both brands.
Quikr launches job-search vertical 'QuikrJobs'
Quikr today announced its entry into the job search vertical with QuikrJobs that will focus on blue collar, grey collar and entry level jobs.
Home services startups like UrbanClap, Quikr and Housejoy reel under big GST shock
These services now attract goods and services tax at 18%, making them uncompetitive in comparison with neighbourhood rivals who typically get jobs based on word of mouth.
Quikr acquires Hiree to boost job listing
Hiree, which counts IT companies and start-ups among its customers, will be merged with Quikr's job vertical QuikrJobs and will operate out of the latter's headquarters, Quikr said.
Come December, Quikr founder Pranay Chulet is ready to embrace a new role
Chulet and his wife Tina are expecting a baby by year-end.
CommonFloor founders quit a year after Quikr acquisition
Founded by Sumit Jain, Vikas Malpani and Lalit Mangal in 2007, CommonFloor has over the past year seen a series of employee layoffs.
QuikrCars acquires Stepni, introduces vehicle maintenance services
Stepni has helped consumers with their vehicle servicing needs in Bangalore through a partner network of over 125 service centers across the city.
E-commerce startups launch a lobby group Indiatech.org
Sachin Bansal, co-founder of Flipkart, will be the founding president and chairman of the lobby group and is likely to appoint a former IAS officer as CEO.
At $1.47bn, investment firm Kinnevik raises Quikr valuation
Quikr has been strengthening its verticals like real estate, jobs and on-demand beauty services with acquisitions and investments. It has acquired five companies in the past six months.
Quikr shuts down office of rental roommate-finding application Flatchat
Majority of the people have quit the firm. Reportedly, Quikr did not give severance package but just a month's notice before the move.
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