Unremot, a Bangalore-based SaaS startup, has successfully raised $700 thousand in a seed funding round. The frontline investor was Inflection Point Ventures. unremot is a business-in-a-box solution built specifically for consultants to help them utilise the power of a community. Functioning like a publicly accessible meeting room, for consultants who are constantly busy with meetings. On unremot, participants can discover, schedule, make payments, conduct meetings, and manage communities.
Techstars has backed unremot in this funding round which also saw participation from other investors like Digital Futurists Angel Network (DFAN), ah! Ventures and Point One Capital. Launched 18 months ago in Feb 2020, unremot has 14,000+ monthly users, 40,000+ monthly visitors and 80% unique users from 52+ countries. Among all the organic users, 70% are from the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and Germany.
Vinny Bansal, Founder, and CEO of Inflection Point Ventures said, “unremot has shown active participation at a time when discovering professionals on the seamless platform has become indispensable. Durga station is working on finding professionals from different domains. Unremot has bridged The chasm to help consult to create a community, increasing discoverability. Unremote is addressing the entire spectrum of remote working on an advanced level and keeping the entire experience streamlined which prompted us to invest in this company.”
Shiju Radhakrishnan, Founder, and CEO expressed his happiness by saying, “The momentum behind becoming entrepreneurs was provided by the want to build products and watch users love it by incorporating it in their daily lives. unremot is witness to that pursuit. We believe that the success of future businesses will depend on how efficiently one can leverage the power of small communities at efficient scalability. unremot wants to achieve the level of success where go it becomes a go-to place for consultants who want to build their client communities. Unremot also holds a target to bring together 25 million users to the platform in the next five years.”
The independent consultants struggle to manage their client meeting requests, scheduling, and payments, surviving the broken experiences through multiple products. This problem is solved by unremot, which is a business-in-a-box solution that provides a personal office to consultants that allows their clients to discover, request, schedule, pay and conduct meetings in a jiffy – all in one place. It combines online discovery, calendar, payments, and video conferencing into one screen and leverages a discovery-driven community interface. Commenting on the fundraise, Hemlata Varlani, the CMO of Digital Futurists Angel Network, “DFAN is an angel network backed by a global community of 1500+ technology and business leaders. The start-ups chosen for investing in are done so with extreme diligence and the active contribution of the whole community. Unremot’s solution unites its users on a community-based interface, enabling mutual discovery and engagement. They have, thus, solving a real problem with their all-in-one tool designed for independent consultants to set ho their own, personal, online, and remote workspace. Currently estimated to be $350 billion and expected to grow to $455 billion, DFAN aspired to unremot’s excessive marketing of its brand and product along with their active GTM plan which includes organic search, community initiatives, and affiliates.”