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UrbanClap wants to be India’s first home services unicorn

From having its unit economics questioned when it started out in 2014, UrbanClap is now India’s largest home services marketplace and has even expanded to Dubai. With a recent round of funding secured, the world is UrbanClap’s oyster


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Quick question: Which is the largest beauty services company in the country? Lakme Salon? Naturals? Well, no. Turns out, it’s UrbanClap, a four-year-old startup. Or, at least, that’s what UrbanClap co-founder Varun Khaitan claims. That’s right, after OYO became India’s largest hotel chain without owning any rooms, UrbanClap—which provides on-demand services ranging from electrical work…

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