Students graduating in 2016 and considering beginning their professional life in Bengaluru can now rejoice, as Zenify, an online home rental aggregator & management startup, announces a complete package for those hoping to set up their new place via its platform. Zenify has tied up with various outlets like rental furniture, spas, eateries, salons, etc., in Bengaluru with special discounts to assist first-time job seekers in the city and help them adjust to their new surroundings. It will also reduce their expenses and offer them a complete hassle free stay.
Zenify will provide end to end solutions to students right from finding an apartment to setting it up and moving in. Individuals can rent 1/2/3 BHK apartments across Bengaluru with zero brokerage and a lower security deposit compared to current market standards. Additionally, with Zenify’s tie-up with various supermarkets and furniture companies, they will be able to avail discounts and offers on rental furniture, groceries, fine dining restaurants & pubs, local spas and salons, etc.
Bengaluru is the 5thmost populous city in India with an estimated demography of 8.5 million individuals reported in 2011. Known as the Silicon Valley of India, it has witnessed constant influx of professionals ever since its IT boom in 1990s and thrives on its job market for young professionals. Therefore, increase in number of job seekers has given rise to an ever increasing demand for rental housing service providers.
Since most newcomers here are fresh graduates, they are usually cash crunched and have a tough time in figuring out their basic needs especially when they have to stay in another city. It is this challenge that prompted Zenify to specifically cater their latest home rental package for job aspirants, who are seeking a home in an unfamiliar city.
Commenting on this, SudarshanPurohit, Co-Founder & CEO, Zenify said, “When I initially moved to Bangalore, the most difficult aspect was to figure out where, what, and whom to approach for any kind of assistance. There were no such platforms or services available back then and surviving in this city could sometimes become very challenging for newcomers. Therefore, ensued by my personal experience,we decided to launch our latest rental package for first-time job seekers. Our vision has remained constant since the inception of Zenify – to offer end to end home rental solutions. It has become even more relevant now with such add-on perks offered on our platform. “
Zenify, recently raised Rs 6 crores in Pre-Series Afrom High Networth Individuals (HNI), who have a minor stake in this company. Their target is to have 6000 properties listed by March 2017. The company foresees scaling its business across the major cities of the country in less than two years and becoming a prominent player in the rental segment.
Sudarshan Purohit, Kailash Rathi and Ankur Agarwal, alumni of IIT- Madras co-founded Zenify, which lists over 2000 properties available for rent across Bengaluru. The platform provides owners and tenants a hassle free system to find and rent an apartment. The company aims to standardise the market rental pricing by predicting the market value of each property listed on their portal.