Gurgaon-based branded workspaces aggregator, Qdesq, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed round funding led by Redcliffe Capital’s partner Dheeraj Jain.

The round also saw participation from former Du-Pont executive Jagdish Kumar, and high networth individuals Bharat Gupta, Ankush Saigal and Praveen Saini.

Founded in late 2015 by Paras Arora and Lavesh Bhandari, Qdesq, is a ready to move in office brand that creates delightful office occupancy experience by bringing in standardisation in pricing, features and amenities. Its inventory consists of own branded and managed workspaces as well as verified third-party listings.

“Qdesq.com is an opportunity to the workspace providers including corporate offices, business centres, hotels, co-working spaces to monetize their unused workspace inventory of workstations, meeting rooms, cabins and private offices,” said Paras Arora.

The startup’s properties are located at prime locations with WiFi access and flexible terms and tenure for a fixed price.

The raised funds will be utilised in building Qdesq’s core team, upgrading its technology and expansion to newer cities in the coming six months. “We aim to revolutionize office occupancy experience by ensuring affordability, flexibility, predictability and geographical spread so that you can work wherever you want on your terms, hassle free” said Paras Arora.

Live in 23 properties in Delhi and Gurgaon, the startup is looking to add 100 more properties in the next six months and expand to at least six cities including Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

Players in this space include 91Springboard, Social Offline and Regus among others.


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