Bangalore-based automotive services marketplace startup Cartisan, has raised an undisclosed round of funding led by Yuvraj Singh’s YouWeCan Ventures, TaxiForSure’s co-founder Aprameya Radhakrishna.
Other investors who have invested in this round of funding include, Global Founders Capital (GFC), the multistage European investment firm formed by Oliver and Marc Samwer, the founders of German consumer internet incubator Rocket Internet.
The funds will be used for expanding in 5 metro cities including Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Hyderabad by the end of this year.
On this develpment, Yuvraj Singh, founder of YouWeCan Ventures, said, “We believe in Cartisan’s vision to simplify car care. It’s an innovative product catering to all the servicing related needs of a car owner. By investing in Cartisan, we want to help service providers grow their business and car owners to make an informed choice when it comes to servicing their beloved cars.”
Launched in June by Venkat Sreeram, Sharath Murthy, Pete Bulley and Rajat Patni, the startup helps car owners find the nearest, best value, quality car service providers and easy-to-book services which includes car washes to regular maintenance and more. In simple words, Cartisan is a go-to platform that is easy to operate, hassle-free and requires minimum effort. And as per the company, booking for a service takes less than 30 seconds.
Operational only in Bangalore, the startup has already enrolled 100+ service providers on their platform including biggies such as 3M Car Care, Bosch Car Service, Eco car care and Cherry agencies.