Quikr

Quikr, an Indian online classified advertising platform is a centralized network for users to buy or sell goods and services from each other. Headquartered in Bengaluru, it was founded by Pranay Chulet and Jiby Thomas and was initially launched as Kijiji India in November 2005 as an eBay subsidiary. In 2008, Mumbai based venture capitalist, Matrix Partners India, invested in Kijiji India and rebranded it as “Quikr” which is now backed by Kinnevik, Matrix Partners India, Omidyar Network, Norwest Venture Partners, Nokia Growth Partners, Warburg Pincus and eBay Inc. As of 2014, Quikr had raised a total of $350 million from 7 funding rounds. Platforms such as commonfloor, realty compass, etc are the few real estate ventures started by Quick. It also owns an online job portal named Hiree for employers as well as employees. Other services offered by quikr include a missed called and instant messaging service to connect buyers and sellers online. Check out the latest Quikr news, updates, stories and much more.

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