From Mumbai’s Saki Naka to Bengaluru’s Rachenahalli, it took Quikr seven years to traverse 982.4 kms. In terms of ‘startup years’, it is the perfect time to emerge a unicorn. Think Flipkart. Think Snapdeal.
Founded in 2008 by Pranay Chulet, Quikr is today valued at $1 billion and is one of the leading cross-category classified platform in 1000 cities in India with 30 million unique users a month.
Speaking to YourStory earlier in Mumbai, Pranay had said the move to Bengaluru was a strategic one as the company wanted to dip into the city’s exceptional tech talent pool.
The new campus boasts of three buildings, a central lawn area (which may be turned into a volleyball court, as Pranay informed), and a cafeteria. The main office is a three-storey open space looking into a central courtyard, or as in Quikr’s case, the shop floor.
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