Gurugram-based on-demand washing and dry cleaning startup, PickMyLaundry has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from FMCG executive Kedar Lele and existing investor, GreenHouse Ventures Accelerator (GHV Accelerator).
The raised funds will be divested to scale its expansion operations in NCR and other Indian cities as well.
Founded in May 2015 by IIT alumni Gaurav Agrawal, Ankur Jain, and Samar Sisodia, PickMyLaundry is an online laundry booking startup that offers solutions for premium washing, dry-cleaning services, and wardrobe management.
Ankur Jain, co-founder and COO, PickMyLaundry said, “We at PML have a prime focus on customer retention which has always helped us in growing organically. We do not believe in the model of discounting for growth but the superior customer experience which bounds customers to come again and use our service.”
PickMyLaundry presently has its services in Delhi, Gurugram, and Noida, with over 15000 app downloads. The company caters to both B2C and B2B clients including expats and employees of established startups like Snapdeal, Tripoto, Moovo, Oyo Rooms etc. The startup assures doorstep pickup and a 48 hour delivery time.
Commenting on the investment, Anurag Kapoor, Executive Director, GHV Accelerator said, “Indian Laundry on-demand space is still unexplored and yet to have the winners in this space, the right team and the best unit economics will give the winners to this vertical. We as GHV saw perseverance in the PickMyLaundry team and the passion to excel the two parameters to be a winner eventually in the on-demand laundry space.”