Bangalore based technology startup, Pianta has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in a seed round from Kunal Shah and Sandeep Tandon, who are the co-founders of Freecharge.
Run by SLX Logistics Pvt. Ltd, Pianta is a marketplace for Home healthcare that allows users to discover and book appointments with healthcare providers for a range of at-home services like Physiotherapy, Nursing and Lab sample collection. Currently the startup has coverage for home services across the length and breadth of Bangalore and is looking to expand to major metros in the coming year.
Pianta’s USP is a sophisticated geo-spatial allocation and routing platform which will eliminate manual efforts in allocation/scheduling and minimize travel time and maximize the utilization of the field force. The firm also sells it’s proprietary practice management software Pianta+ to enable efficiency and streamline operations. Pianta+ enables home service providers to effectively manage their field force, track them realtime and digitise customer artifacts.
With a vision is to build the world’s best geo-spatial allocation and routing platform, Pianta aims to enable utmost efficiency in utilization of field force through cutting edge technology and machine learning. With this, the company aims to serve businesses across diverse segments including home services, logistics and sales force management in the time to come.
The startup was started by Swaminathan Seetharaman, who earlier worked as the Vice-President for Engineering at Ola along with with his former colleagues Ganesh Subramanian and Nitin Agarwal who held various leadership positions at Ola and Flipkart.
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