Dec 12, 2021 01:26 PM IST
Urban Company shared that it has concluded the sale of ESOPs (employee stock ownership plan), worth USD 7.3 million (Rs 54.6 crore) that were allocated to 770 employees comprising shares of around 390 former employees.
- Oct 22, 2021 01:36 PM IST
Panelists express concern over mistreatment gig workers often face for raising protests against the companies they work for.
- Oct 14, 2021 07:19 PM IST
Urban Company Co-founder Abhiraj Bhal opens up on the hot-button issues such as minimum guarantee and customer sensitisation. Here's edited excerpts.
- Oct 14, 2021 01:07 PM IST
"The urgency with which we are moving is because it is the right thing to do and not under business pressure," Urban Company said.
- Oct 10, 2021 09:10 PM IST
Taking cognizance of the demands- better wages, lowering of commissions rates and safe working conditions- of the protesting women, IFAT has asked the government to take notice of their issues.
- Apr 27, 2021 02:25 PM IST
The home services firm has been valued at $2 billion after it raised a $188-million round led by Prosus Ventures.
- Apr 12, 2021 07:25 PM IST
The net booking value of all transactions through the Urban Company platform grew 138 percent from Rs 385 crore in FY19 to Rs 918 crore in FY20.
- Mar 14, 2021 11:32 AM IST
Currently, the company has more than 40,000 gig workers on its platform, of which over 35,000 are present in India. Of the total base of gig workers on the platform in India, more than one-third are women working as beauticians and massage therapists, Urban Company co-founder Varun Khaitan told PTI.
- Nov 01, 2020 03:14 PM IST
The company has also been working on increasing its partner strength to meet the growth in demand, Urban Company co-founder Varun Khaitan said.
- Sep 07, 2020 05:34 PM IST
Tune in to the Setting Sail podcast to find out more about how Abhiraj Bhal's business recovered and what changed in their strategies.
- Aug 25, 2020 02:15 PM IST
Under the latest programme, more than 180 employees would be eligible for liquidating their vested employee stock options (ESOPs) that would be purchased through a secondary transaction by existing investor, Vy Capital, a statement said.
- May 08, 2020 11:13 AM IST
Working from home has led to fewer number of meetings, stronger focus and faster progress, says Khaitan.
- May 07, 2020 08:30 PM IST
In a letter to the Home Secretary, Urban Company Co-founder and CEO Abhiraj Singh Bhal lauded the Ministry of Home Affairs on allowing resumption of beauty and barber services in green and orange zones.
- Mar 14, 2020 02:27 PM IST
"Under this new insurance cover, service professionals are offered a hospitalisation cover of up to Rs 25,000 and income protection cover of up to Rs 14,000 in the event of hospitalisation due to positive diagnosis of coronavirus," it said in a statement.