Techstars backed SaaS startup unremot that offers a community-driven business-in-a-box solution for consultants, has raised US$ 700K in a seed round led by Inflection Point Ventures and participated by Digital Futurists Angels Network (DFAN), ah! Ventures and Point One Capital.
Since 18 months of the launch in Feb 2020, unremot has 14,000+ monthly active users, 40,000+ monthly visitors, 80 per cent organic users and users from 52+ countries, with 70 per cent from the US, Canada, UK, Australia and Germany.
Vinay Bansal, Founder and CEO, Inflection Point Ventures said, “Unremot steps in at a time when discovering professionals on a seamless platform had become extremely important. We have organisations working on finding professionals from different domains but corporates. This platform has bridged the gap and helped consultants create a community-like structure, increasing their discoverability factor. The fact that unremot is addressing the entire spectrum of remote working on an advanced level and keeping the entire experience efficient prompted us to back the company.”
Shiju Radhakrishnan, Founder and CEO, Unremot says, “Our driving force for being entrepreneurs is to build products and watch users love it. The journey from our previous startup iTraveller to the current one, unremot is a testament to this pursuit. With unremot, we believe that the success of future businesses will depend on how best one could leverage the power of small communities at scale. unremot aspires to become a go-to place for consultants who want to build their client communities and we target to bring together 25 million users on unremot in the next five years.”
Commenting on the fund raise, Hemlata Varlani, CMO – DFAN shared, “DFAN is an angel network backed by a global community of 1500+ technology and business leaders. The startups we invest in are carefully chosen with due diligence and with our whole community actively contributing to their success. Unremot’s solution brings its users on a community-based interface, enabling mutual discovery and engagement. They are solving a real problem with their ‘all-in-one tool’ designed for independent consultants to set up their own personalised online remote workspace. To capitalise the global gig economy, currently estimated to be US$ 350 billion and slated to grow to US$ 455 billion (2023), we are looking forward to unremot’s product being aggressively marketed along their robust GTM plan which includes organic search, community initiatives and affiliates.”