Chat based Concierge, Goodservice Secures $1.6 Million Seed Funding From Sequoia Capital

Goodservice, a chat based concierge app that lets you get anything on demand, has raised $1.6 Million seed funding from Sequoia Capital. The firm plans to use the funds to invest in technology and to expand its scale of operations.

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Goodservice offers customers a single destination to get anything done, like a ‘personal secretary available 24/7’, on chat. Using the Goodservice app, users can chat with a Goodservice agent who understands the user’s requirement and helps them get exactly what they need, at the best price.

GoodService : Magic For India?

Goodservice app is a one-stop solution for anything and everything one needs, from electricians and plumbers to dance and art classes, from caterers and photographers to errands like printing and courier services. Goodservice makes booking movie tickets, getting doctor’s appointments, finding products and accessories from local stores or getting food delivered from any restaurant – painless, with its simple chat message based app. Goodservice offers 24 hour service with a promise of never saying ‘NO’ to any legal request.

Founded in 2014 by Vipul Aggarwal and Ruchir Jain, Stanford and IIM-A graduates respectively, the company’s ambition is to make city life easier for people. Goodservice, through its website and the recently launched app already caters to requests worth more than Rs. 30 lakhs a day, It has an opportunity to disrupt the huge local services and local commerce market, which is highly fragmented today.