Startup property portal Housing.com, could easily be the envy of its rivals in the Indian online real estate search realm. The company is just one year old, and it has already raised three rounds of funding and is still on a hiring spree. Housing was first launched as a website back in 2012 (eventually a mobile app was also rolled out) by 12 students from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), with several group members yet to graduate.The Mumbai-based startup has been recruiting on IIT campuses throughout India, hiring some 45 more students, currently employing a total of 100 “IITians.”
“Housing is all about the people it has and the ideas they bring. We understood the very first day that great companies are built by amazingly talented people doing work that makes them feel proud,” said Advitiya Sharma, co-founder.
The portal’s tech talent pool consists of software developers, data scientists, business intelligence experts, and more. In fact, the third round funding of $2.5 million from Nexus Venture Partners last June has largely been invested in building a data science lab and strengthening search results along with data collection and mining.
Housing.com services 11 top Indian cities including Mumbai, Gurgaon, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Bengaluru, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Chennai and Kolkata.
The above article was sourced from TechinAsia.com
Edited by Gordana Davila
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