Der Indian contracting and design business has not been capable of hold tempo with new India nonetheless utilizing archaic strategies of design, growth, and website work processes. It has led to a chaotic, inefficient, and unorganised sector with far under par contribution to the Indian economic system.
Being an architect and inside designer, Debashree Ghatak was at all times conscious of the challenges being confronted by contractors engaged on her varied websites in transacting digitally and managing their companies, particularly shortly after demonetization.
“The community of contractors are very skilled in their hands-on work but still lag behind in using digital tools. We have always wanted to help them,” says Debashree.
With a imaginative and prescient to handle the massive untapped actual property enchancment business and assist professionals digitize their companies in addition to enhance cashflows, ReNEWate was constructed within the 12 months 2018.
The husband-wife duo and co-founders of ReNEWate, Supratik Ghatak and Debashree Ghatak, convey with them a number of a long time of expertise in each actual property and know-how domains, having each nationwide and worldwide expertise in architectural and inside design, challenge administration, provide chain administration, landscaping, constructing building, materials choice, cataloguing and utility.
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The contractor digitisation app helps all property enchancment professionals together with carpenters, civil contractors, painters, inside designers, electrical contractors and others to enhance the best way they promote, report and receives a commission with the assistance of the sensible instruments within the ReNEWate app. This helps them save money and time.
“ReNEWate uses the latest tech in AR and AI with native language support to bridge the skill gap and power a new digital age for property improvement professionals and contractors,” provides Supratik Ghatak
With a crew of 20 members, the Pune-based startup claims to be the primary of its form in India to construct such a platform supporting hundreds of thousands of renovation contractors, property enchancment professionals, and companies to handle their enterprise digitally.
Contractors, designers and designers save time, develop their enterprise, and enhance money move and get a big selection of advantages that ReNEWate brings when it comes to uncooked materials pricing in addition to presents. For all this, ReNEWate costs a small share of the transactional quantity creating a win-win enterprise mannequin.
The platform claims to have greater than 25,000 customers throughout the net and cellular app.
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Growth and market
According to stories by PwC/ JLL and Global Market Insights, India’s property enchancment market is upwards of $50 billion yearly. ReNEWate is filling an necessary hole on this multi-billion-dollar business by digitizing contractors, designers and designers with a mobile-first vernacular-first app that brings a easy but highly effective software of their palms to transform requests into confirmed tasks quicker, handle them effectively, get data on newest materials tendencies and shut the loop by accepting digital funds and dramatically bettering their money flows, thus serving to them work smarter.
The know-how is utilized by quite a few contractors, design firms, small and medium decor store homeowners, and has empowered them to make use of straightforward to know know-how to enhance gross sales cycles, handle their enterprise higher and considerably enhance their income.
In Oktober 2020, the startup raised a pre-seed spherical of $272,000 (Rs 2 crore) from Better Capital. With this capital, the deep tech startup plans to broaden its product choices, speed up development, and additional the event of its know-how choices to simplify and enhance the end-to-end workflow for property enchancment professionals.
The startup has earlier obtained a grant from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and IIMCIP for being one of many high Smart 50 startups. ReNEWate was additionally a part of Brigade REAP — Asia’s first property tech accelerator programme.
Any progress on this business will additional assist development in lots of aligned industries, enhance employment and encourage entrepreneurship to additional rework India into a fashionable developed nation.
“ReNEWate is on a mission towards creating a shared economy for a better India, an aspirational India of millions of entrepreneurs in this industry. ReNEWate wants to be a feature rich platform of choice that is used by every contractor and designer and thus empowers them to add the digital advantage to manage and scale their business faster,” says Debashree.