Whereabout

  • Delhi, India
  • Social Network, Mobile, Hyperlocal

A Nearby People Discovery & Chatting App. Filter people at events/cities by professions, interests, college, hometowns to chat and network.

Founded:
2016
Stage:
Beta Launched
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

Featured

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With a friends of friends finder app, IIT Delhi alumni aim to bring degree of separation from 3 to 2 | Yourstory

So, statistically, every third person we meet and mingle with could be connected to us in some way. In this fast-paced world, making the right connections at the right time could potentially help us both personally and professionally.

Apr 08, 2016


New Product Release

Released the product on Google Play.

Mar

2016

Media Coverage

YourStory covered us.

Apr

Customer

5000 downloads.

May

Customer

100,000 lines of chats crossed.

May

Customer

Crossed 10000 downloads on Google Play Store.

Jun

Jobs


Team Summary

IIT Delhi alumni of 2011 batch with 4+ years of startup experience, and strong product & technology backgrounds.

Ashish Singh, Co-founder & CTO, CS IIT Delhi 2011, was the first employee at Zopper and spearheaded their technology development team of over 20 employees for four years scaling the start-up from zero to over 5 million users. Is a backend wizard (in Python) and for Whereabout, has mastered android as well.

Harsh Snehanshu, Co-founder & CEO, is a content and design maven, having authored 6 books and 40 articles for prominent magazines and newspapers such as The Caravan, Forbes, The Hindu etc. He is an IIT Delhi graduate of the 2011 batch and had previously run thewittyshit.com (2010-12) and Flatabout.com (2015) and was the Business Head of the Matrix funded Frankly.me for a short stint. He handles hiring, growth and marketing/fundraising for the start-up.

Team

Founding Team

Ashish Singh


Founder, CTO

Cofounder and CTO @ Whereabout, Co Founder @ myFootprint, Tech @ Belong.co, Principal Software Engineer @ Zopper, Senior Software Engineer @ Zopper.com

WORK

Whereabout (2016 - present)
Cofounder and CTO

myFootprint (2016 - 2016)
Co Founder

Belong.co (2015 - 2016)
Tech

EDUCATION

IIT Delhi
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) • 2007 - 2011

KDB Public School
12th Standard • 2004 - 2006

Ingraham Institute English School
10th Standard • 1995 - 2004

Harsh Snehanshu


Founder, CEO

Persistent.

WORK

Whereabout (2016 - present)
Co-founder & CEO

myFootprint (2015 - 2016)
Co-founder & CEO

Flatabout (2015 - 2015)
Founder & CEO

EDUCATION

Sciences Po
Exchange Student • 2014 - 2015

Young India Fellowship, Ashoka University
Fellow • 2013 - 2014

IIT Delhi
B.Tech • 2007 - 2011

Product/Service Summary

Whereabout is the safest and the most convenient way to network with your nearby 2nd & 3rd degree connections, without sharing any private information such as personal photos or phone numbers. It's an ideal app for networking in festivals & business events - where we are tying up with many events such as Inc42's The Misfits, and also the neighbourhoods in your city or the city you travel to.

We have been seeing stupendous engagement and viral growth in our two months of operations, having crossed 10000 downloads and a WAU of 2500 with a spend of less than 20000 rupees

Product/Service Descriptions