Bengaluru-based co-living spaces startup StayAbode, is using technology to up the standards for offering best-in-class service in co-living spaces to its customers. The company has filed for a provisional patent for its Workforce Management System that uses internal positioning systems which will allow them to efficiently manage their service teams including security and housekeeping. StayAbode is using design, technology, service and brand to reinvent the way rental residential real-estate is looked at.
Founded in 2016 by Viral Chhajer, Varun Bhalla and Devashish Dalmiya, StayAbode has built a technology to manage their workforce, starting with a mobile app for their housekeeping team. This technology helps them increase workforce efficiency by 30-40%, constantly improving the quality of service and helping in on-boarding and training staff quicker as the company grows.
The new Workforce Management System will enable dynamic task allocation which will help provide housekeeping on demand and also cover use cases such as managing housekeeping tasks in case of an unoccupied room, etc. It will give a real-time, bird’s-eye view of housekeeping activities at all of their properties which together with data gathered by their audit team and resident feedback will help them make real time quality assessments and improve services.
Varun Bhalla, Co- founder and CTO, StayAbode says, “Our endeavour is to develop and use technology to better industry service standards. We have filed for a provisional patent for our Workforce Management System that will help greater efficiency in managing service for our customers.”
StayAbode’s co-living spaces is building the future of residential real estate for the urban millennials. StayAbode’s co-living spaces supports the lifestyle of the young, single sociable household, enabling a high level of comfort, convenience and a sense of community with shared spaces such as kitchens, common areas, game areas, music, art corners and places to dine and work. StayAbode has properties where utility bills are paid, linen washed and where one cooks at leisure. It provides its tenants an experience of living in a boutique hotel with a community of like-minded individuals. StayAbode uses real-estate efficiently giving property owners up to 100% higher yield on their properties.
The company raised angel funding in February this year from a consortium of investors led by Ishan Manaktala (COO of CoreOne Technologies) and Angie Mahtaney (CEO at K Mohan Exports). Gaurav Bhalotia (Ex-VP Engineering, Flipkart), Vishal Lulla (CEO, Vishal Exports) and a group of Investors from Lets Venture also participated in the round.