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Gurgaon-based FindYahan, a marketplace for services connecting service providers to service seekers, has raised undisclosed amount of funding from Times Group's investment arm Brand Capital.

The freshly raised funds will be used by the startup in expanding operations, marketing activities and boosting its growth engine.

Founded in 2013 by Rachit Mathur and Snehil Khanor, FindYahan.Com connects consumers to curated service providers and businesses by leveraging location and mobile (Airbnb for Services ). It supports consumers in hiring service providers in their areas.

The startup, which is currently operating in Delhi-NCR, Jaipur and Hyderabad, essentially helps in finding and hiring service providers in local area such as music, dance & fitness instructors, chefs, tutors, maids etc.

FindYahan's angel investors include Microsoft India MD Karan Bajwa, Sona Koyo Steering MD Sanjay Kapur and The Phoenix Fund, among others.

The company has roped in AirBnB's Country Manager India Amanpreet Bajaj and GoDaddy's SVP of Product Rajatish Mukherjee as advisors.

The company claims to have more than two lakh app downloads with four lakh users across platforms. It also said that in the last six months, service providers on its platform have more than trebled to over 10,000.

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