Gapoon

  • Bangalore, India
  • ServicesHome Care, Marketplace

Gapoon helps connect user to the best suited servicemen for all their maintenance needs.

Founded:
2015
Stage:
Steady Revenues
Market:
B2B

Startup Video

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Home services start-up Gapoon raises angel funds | Live Mint

Home services start-up Gapoon Online Consumer Services Pvt. Ltd on Tuesday said it has raised Rs.1.2 crore in angel funding. Gapoon said it will utilise the funds to concentrate on growing its subscription-based services,

Mar 15, 2016

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Home services startups switch to subscription based business model | Live Mint

Gapoon Online Consumer Services Pvt. Ltd, a home services company, will launch a subscription model for services such as home cleaning, electricians, appliance maintenance, plumbing, pest control and carpentry from January as it aims to lock in custo

Jan 06, 2016

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Gapoon launches subscription based home maintenance services | Economic Times

Gapoon has launched a pioneering subscription-based model in the market, wherein its patrons can avail quality and reliable service packages with complete convenience of cashless transactions with warranty throughout the year.

Dec 28, 2015

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IIT alumni set out to organise the on-demand services market with Gapoon | YourStory

With multiple players in the market, Gapoon believes that there is still lack of a perfect solution to the problem of disorganisation. With huge variety of services, attribute mapping, upfront prices mentioned on the website/app and fully automated l

Oct 10, 2015


New Product Release

Launched Gapoon's website

Feb

2015

New Product Release

Launched Android App

Mar

Founded

With the aim of organizing home maintenance services industry.

Mar

New Product Release

Expanded service portfolio across entire home maintenance domain

Apr

New Product Release

Launched India's 1st comprehensive maintenance packages- GMC

Aug

Media Coverage

Gapoon's APP won Facebook's FbStart Bootstrap Program

Sep

Media Coverage

Gapoon got selected in prestigious NASSCOM's nurture program

Oct

Media Coverage

Economic Times officially launches Gapoon's pioneering subscription model- GMC

Dec

Funding

Gapoon secured Angel Funding from investors based out of Bangalore & Mumbai.

Jan

2016

Media Coverage

Renowned publication LiveMint covers Gapoon Maintenance Cover (GMC)

Jan

Jobs


Manager- Sales Sales & Marketing
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Bangalore, India
Channel management, Communication skills, Customer addition, Strategic Partnerships

Job Description
Gapoon is hiring for the position of Manager- Sales with experience of 2-5 years. Interested people can send their resume to ankitaasai@gapoon.com
Compensation: Up-to 30% hike
Qualification: Bachelor’s degree; business and marketing majors preferred 
Responsibilities
• Developing customer acquisition strategies for B2C as well B2B clients focusing on our subscription product.
• Actively seek out new sales opportunities through networking.
• Representing the company at trade exhibitions, events, and conferences.
• Achieving growth and meeting personal & team sales targets.
• Manage & train junior sales executives.
• Report; provide feedback & suggestions while closely working with the founding team.

Requirements
• Experience in working through the entire sales cycle from identification, classification to conversion with sales targets.
• Attitude & Aptitude for processes and systems
• Strong inter-personal skills.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
• Experience in handling a sales team

Graphic Designer UI/UX Designer
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Bangalore, India
Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, branding, Illustrator

Job Description
Gapoon is hiring for the position of Graphic designer with experience of 2-5 years. Interested people can send their resume & portfolio to ankitaasai@gapoon.com
Compensation: Up-to 30% hike

Responsibilities:
• Collaborating with product development team to create and ensure a consistent visual style to new and redesigned features for the product in web & mobile design.
• Executing all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to development team.
• Work with our social media manager to bring out compelling and delightful creative and infographics that would drive user engagement on various social media channels.
• Work together with marketing to create new ideas for ads, campaigns, e-mailers and landing pages.
• Design documents such as brand design guidelines, sales materials etc.

Requirements:
• Prior experience of at-least 2 years in web & mobile design (Portfolio required)
• Knowledge & experience in Responsive Web Design
• Knowledge in Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines or Google’s Material Guidelines.
• Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator or other design tools.
• Excellent typography and iconography skills.
• Creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense for branding with sound understanding of user experience & interface.
• An overall good sense of project/time management as will be closely working with CXOs from both Marketing & Tech department.

Team Summary

Gapoon was founded by Apoorva Mishra, along with two of his IIT Kanpur batch mates- Ankita Asai & Ankit Bindal with the vision of organizing maintenance services industry in India. Prior to founding Gapoon, Apoorva worked as a business consultant with Fractal and EXL for 18 months in the fields of insurance, retail and telecom. Co-founder and CMO Ankita had worked at Schlumberger as an Oil Field Engineer & Ankit, Co-founder and CTO, worked in Prodintel as Senior Software Engineer. They were later joined by Nikhil Gupta, COO, who graduated from IIT Delhi in 2013 and worked in Fractal Analytics as a business consultant. He currently handles operations at Gapoon.

Team


Product/Service Summary

Gapoon is a one stop platform offering the entire domain of maintenance services like plumber, electrician, professional house cleaners, carpenter, painter, pest control, all types of home appliance & laptop repair. Gapoon's flagship product- a pioneering subscription based model- Gapoon Maintenance Cover (GMC) gives users access to unlimited services with warranty at a convenience of cashless transactions for an entire year.

Product/Service Descriptions