UrbanClap, India’s leading gig marketplace announced the launch of a new corporate brand identity, Urban Company. The name change reflects the company’s ambition to be a horizontal platform, with a global footprint and leadership position across service categories like beauty, spa, repairs, cleaning, painting etc. The Company started its operations in Bengaluru in May 2015 and today, more than 2300 gig workers make their livelihood via Urban Company in the city.
The new name allows the company to emphasize their vision to empower millions of professionals world-wide to deliver services at home like never experienced before.
“It is important for us to have a brand which is globally acceptable. From the neighbourhoods of Darling Harbour in Sydney to the condominiums of Bengaluru, Urban Company is a simple name with universal appeal” said Abhiraj Bhal, Co-Founder, Urban Company. "While the name changes, we stay committed to offer reliable and affordable services at home. This is enabled by working closely with our service partners, helping them with up-skilling, financing, insurance, product procurement etc., transforming them into micro-service entrepreneurs,” he added.
Urban Company encapsulates the company’s strategy to offer multiple types of services at home such as Urban Beauty, Spa, Grooming, Repair, Cleaning, painting and other services like Fitness, Yoga and Pest control while still being committed to offer reliable and affordable services at home. This is enabled by working closely with service partners, assisting them with up-skilling, financing, insurance, product procurement etc., transforming them into micro-service entrepreneurs.
UrbanClap was started in Delhi in November 2014 with a handful of service professionals. Over the past 5 years, it has expanded to 4 countries (India, Australia, Singapore and UAE), built a fleet of 25,000+ trained professionals and served over 5 million households.
It operates in 14 cities in India including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Ludhiana, Lucknow, Vadodara and Visakhapatnam.