Weddingz.in, India based marketplace for wedding vendors and services, has raised undisclosed amount of pre series A funding from Sixth Sense ventures.
Weddingz.in is a mumbai based startup which helps the customers to find and compare the wedding destinations, vendors and services. Users can finalize themselves or they can ask the Weddingz relationship manager to help in deciding the services. Along with that, the portal lets you compare prices for the specified dates for various venues as well as destination weddings.
Founded in 2015 by Saurabh Lodha and Sandeep Lodha, Weddingz.in has partnered with various big names in designing and jewelary industry. Presently, the startup is operating in 10 cities and they plan to reach out to over 20 cities by the end of this year. They claim to organize over 150 weddings every month currently.
Speaking on this development, Sandeep Lodha said that they are looking to get into other related categories such as honeymoon packages and decor. Also, they want to invest some part of the raised investment in technology which will enable them to provide better and more effective services in the time to come. He further added that India sees over 10 million weddings every year and the total worth of wedding market is $4 Billion, with an increase of over 25%. The whole marriage scene is controlled by around 100,000 vendors across 20 cities, Weddingz is trying to connect everyone under one platform.
Before this, Weddingz.in had raised $1 Million in angel funding from some well known names in India. Including Rajan Anandan (Google India MD), Zya Akhtar, Reema Kagti, Ruchi Narain, Amrish Kumar and Hrishikesh Parandekar.