Venuepick is a unique venue aggregator plans to expand into major cities. The company aims to provide services to clients who like to host an event for friends, newlyweds or a corporate event like Annual General Meeting or get together of the businesses.
Venuepick aims to provide their clients with the convenience of managing an event such as wedding, get together, seminar or a birthday party without any hassles. The company’s has event organiser in place. Venuepick provides their clients access to unique upmarket venues, caterers, decorators, photographers etc which was time-consuming to coordinate. These vendors can be utilised for parties, corporate meetings, team outings, birthdays, reunions, betrothal, weddings and more.
Venuepick provides an additional source of income for event venues and maximises the services of the venue. Venues will get higher visibility with the help of the company. Venuepick claims their company features in top search in Google in terms of wedding venues in Delhi, First birthday party venue in Delhi and Wedding caterers in Delhi. The company invites more and more business of event organisers to list their services and get great visibility.
Venuepick provides two types of subscription plans to the service providers. One is general and another one is premium. Services providers have a choice of choosing the services on a quarterly, half-yearly or yearly basis. The company will rate the service providers based on reviews. Apart from reviews factors like minimum car parking, hall capacity, minimum person guarantee, rooms availability, menu spread – either vegetarian or non-vegetarian, indoor spaces, outdoor spaces and venue rental to name a few. The company also provide dedicated service line to the customers who book through them for assistance.
New Delhi-based Venuepick was founded by Sandeep Kaistha in February 2013. Sandeep has very good professional and entrepreneurial experiences. He has graduated in Bachelors Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Dr. Ambedkar Marathwada University in 1997. He has done Masters in Technology Management from Widener University in 2003. In 2008, Sandeep got his Masters of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Finance from William E Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, affiliated to the University of Rochester in 2008.
Sandeep started his career as a programmer in DSQ Software Limited in 1998. After a stint of 2.7 years, he left the company and joined Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. He worked for 17 months in the company. In September 2003, Sandeep became Project Manager in Merrill Lynch. He worked with Merrill Lynch till January 2005. Sandeep became Senior Project Manager in Barclays Investment Bank in February 2005.
After a tenure of 20 months in Barclays, he joined for his Masters of Business Administration in the University of Rochester. Sandeep did his internship in General Electric for 3 months in 2007 and as Account Manager in Lehman Brothers in 2008 for 6 months. In 2009, Sandeep co-founded EventsTix in April 2009. He managed the EventsTix for 3.6 years and in February 2013 he founded Venuepick.
Rajiv Seelam is Chief Technology Officer of Venuepick. He has graduated in dual degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology streams. He is one of the enthusiastic web developer having worked in Samsung Electronics from June 2010 to January 2013. He was responsible for resolving development issues for Samsung’s stock browser deployed on Android Phones. Rajiv handles the technology operations of the business, development of frontend and admin dashboard, optimising performance, development of various solutions and daily operations.
Venuepick is governed by able and well-qualified team includes Hanish Yadav is a Strategy advisor and Gunjan Paharia is a legal advisor of the company. Venuepick has received a tremendous response for the services offered in New Delhi and has launched their services in Mumbai. The company is self-funded and generating revenue. Venuepick is looking for investors to fund their expansion and technology up gradation plans for next few months.