Yuvi’s YouWeCan funds Vyomo, by investing he is donning new hat as venture capitalist. Yes you are hearing right, Yuvraj Singh has invested in startup called Vyomo. Vyomo is into mobile market place for beauty and wellness space.
The Dubai based Vyomo was founded in 2014. Vyomo has developed a platform which simplifies the way beauty and wellness services are requested, offered and rendered. For beauty salons and spa, Vyomo provide SaaS based end to end salon management software. The software consists of CRM, ERP, EPOS, Performance Management, Booking management to social media.
Vyomo will launch their mobile platforms for both iOS and Android environment in May and customer application will be launched in July this year.
The company was founded by Abhinav Khare and Poonam Marwah. Abhinav Khare is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the company. He has graduated in Masters of Science in Technology Management and Economics from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich in 2008 and Master of Business Administration in Finance and Strategy from London Business School in 2014.
He started his career in 2004, he joined as Assistant Project Manager in Alcatel Lucent, and Abhinav created and won offers worth $50 to 250 million as a part of tendering team focused on Europe and Africa. He moved out of the company in 2006 and joined as Product Manager – Business Intelligence and Analytics in Jaree. The company was based out of Zurich, mainly marketing performance management software to bring science into the art of marketing. He designed and built up complex business intelligence system to measure in store results for Hewlett Packard.
In 2009 he joined as Head of Business Intelligence, Strategy and Corporate Development in MTS Group, Abhinav was part of launch team, corporate planning for successful green field launches of 9 telecom circles that includes Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Haryana and few other telecom circles.
In 2011, he joined as Performance Analytics, Senior Strategy and Corporate Development Expert for Government of Qatar. He was instrumental Qatar National Vision 2030 and FIFA WC 2022.
Prior founding Vyomo he was Senior Engagement Manager in Value Partners Management Consulting in 2014. The company was based out of Italy and has several offices across world.
Poonam Marwah is co founder and Chief Operating Officer of Vyomo. She has rich educational and professional qualifications. She graduated in Bachelor of Science from Maharishi Dayanand University in 1994, did GNIIT from NIIT from 1994 to 1997. Poonam did her Masters of Computers in Maharishi Dayanand University in 2004. She has done Masters of Business Administration in Strategy, Marketing and Entrepreneurship from London Business School. She holds patents in license management system and method for commuter licensing.
She founded PrettyHomeS in 2006, provided leadership, strategic direction and management for search marketing, social media, email marketing and others. She launched and grew services apartments business generated $400,000 for the company.
Poonam started her career in IBM as Project Manager in 2007; she managed CitiBank for US and Ireland. She worked till Mar 2011, founded Wedding Bells Asia where she was Managing Director. Poonam raised $100,000 from investors and customers for the event.
She founded Envie-Home and Fashion Accessories, the company which into retail business which branched out into retail stores, online stores and multiple distribution channels. She implemented differential pricing and value capture for different target segments.
The company received an undisclosed amount from YouWeCan Ventures – Cricketer Yuvraj Singh Venture on April 20, 2015. YouWeCan ventures initial seed funding to new ventures in the range of Rs 10 to 25 lakh per transaction with exit clause of 5 to 8 years.
Yuvraj Singh is the first cricketer, who has venture funding the companies. As we are all aware he is represents Delhi Daredevils cricket team. He was bought for a whopping sum of Rs .16 crores. He does several brand campaigns such Puma, Reebok, Hero Motocorp etc.,