ShopClues Invests In HeyBiz, A Local Shopping Assistance App

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HeyBiz Funding

HeyBiz, a real time mobile chat application to connect users and businesses has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from ShoplClues.

On this event HeyBiz Founder and CEO, Bhartesh Chhibbar said,

“We are excited about the new partnership with ShopClues as we see a big overlap in our respective brand ideologies and vision. With the capital infusion, we are confident that we are one step closer to realising our goal of making HeyBiz the market leader in the Sales-Marketing-Support platform for our businesses and the one-stop mobile shop for our users.”

The fresh funding will be used to enhance the product and expansion to different cities across India.

Launched in January 2015, the free-to-download HeyBiz app is currently available on Android and iOS platforms. The application helps users connect with businesses through real-time mobile chat.

Bhartesh Chhibbar, Founder of HeyBiz was previously the Co-Founder and Head of Engineering of RockeTalk- India’s first mobile social Networking Application. HeyBiz is a new, revolutionary way for businesses to provide Sales-Marketing-Support (SMS)on smartphones at any time and from anywhere.

Sanjay Sethi, CEO & Cofounder, ShopClues, said,

“In this digital era, we are glad that someone is there to bridge the chasm between customers and local businesses. In HeyBiz, we saw the potential to become the one-stop platform to mend this gap.

The ease of use of the app and the reliable information that it accumulates and disseminates about businesses makes this a promising venture that’s only likely to grow in the future. So, we decided to lend this 10-month old company the financial impetus that can really enhance its reach and operations.”

An engineer by education and an entrepreneur by choice. Asish is a TCS Best Student Awardee, NDTV featured student entrepreneur and International School of Entrepreneurship Education awardee. He also worked with many startups and big companies for their business development and strategical growth. Asish has been heading The Startup Journal since its inception in 2014.