Stayzilla

basic info

http://www.stayzilla.com/13 Years Old
ChennaiHospitality & Tourism
501-1000 EmployeesPrivate company

Stayzilla impact

4thousand+
Locations Available
30thousand+
Properties Available
146
Cities present in
25million $
Funding raised till date
20thousand
Accommodations available

about Stayzilla

Stayzilla was founded with a laser-sharp vision to become India's largest online marketplace for “Stays”. Going beyond the realm of just hotels, we serve a well-balanced diet comprising of all manner of “Stay” options to our customers including lodges, homestays, guesthouses, etc. Stayzilla also aims to provide unprecedented reach to travelers by providing stays across the entire length and breadth of the country, including all sorts of options from ultra-low budget rooms to luxury stays.

vision

To become India's largest online marketplace for “Stays”.

mission

Aims to provide unprecedented reach to travelers by providing stays across the entire length and breadth of the country, including all sorts of options from ultra-low budget rooms to luxury stays.

Stayzilla story

Nov-2004
THE START
Founded in 2005 by Yogendra Vasupal, Sachit Singhi and Rupal Yogendra as Inasra Technologies and was re-branded in 2010 as Stayzilla. The company allows users to book accommodation in various cities.
Mar-2012
ANGEL INVESTMENT- $0.5 MILLION
Stayzilla raises $0.5 million from India Angel Network. This investment will help expand its network of properties, upgrade technology platform and build a strong foundation for a scalable business.
Oct-2013
SERIES A FUNDING
Stayzilla raises funds from Matrix Partners India. The amount will be utilized to strengthen the team, increase the startups network to over 15,000 hotels and enhance customer service.
Jan-2015
LAUNCHES APP - SELL ROOMS
Stayzilla launches their B2B mobile app ‘Sell Rooms’ for Android platform. The app enables stay partners listed on their portal to do real-time listing of available rooms.
Feb-2015
SERIES B FUNDING- $20 MILLION
Stayzilla raises $20 million in series B funding led by Nexus Capital and existing investor Matrix Partners. The funds will be used to expand to new cities, develop a stronger brand platform and work with accommodation owners.

Stayzilla products & services

Marketplace for 'Stays'

Stayzilla provides travelers stays across the entire length and breadth of the country, including all sorts of options from ultra-low budget rooms to luxury stays.

Stayzilla team

CEO

Yogendra Vasupal

Past: Inasra Tech Pvt LtdEducation : Anna UniversityLocation: Chennai
COO

Rupal Surana

Past: StayzillaEducation : BE-Madras UniversityLocation: Chennai
Director- Partnerships

Sachit Singhi

Past: TATA Business Support Services Ltd.Education : BE-University of Madras ; MBA-IBS HyderabadLocation: Chennai
Head of Marketing

Vedanarayanan Vedantham

Past: CBAZAAR.com, PayPal, Cognizant Technology SolutionsEducation : BE-SRM Engineering College ; PGDBM-S.P. Jain Institute of Management & ResearchLocation: Chennai
Head Of Business Intelligence

Padmasini Rengabashyam

Past: BizSciences Pvt. Limited, Citi, ISBEducation : B.Com-Stella Maris College ; M.Sc-Madras school of Economics ; PGP-ISBLocation: Chennai

Stayzilla office photos

Stayzilla Office Photos

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Stayzilla office locations

Chennai Office
Stayzilla, Rams Swathi Towers, Durgabai Deshmukh Road, R A Puram
Chennai
Tamil Nadu 600028
044 4694 6000

Stayzilla amusing facts

As reported in July 2015, Stayzilla has more than 30,000 options spread across more than 4,500 towns in India.
    1. 1
      As reported in July 2015, Stayzilla has more than 30,000 options spread across more than 4,500 towns in India.
    2. 2
      Founded by Yogendra Vasupal, Rupal Yogendra and Sachit Singhi in 2005 as Inasra, it rebranded itself as Stayzilla in the year 2010.
    3. 3
      Yogendra Vasupal(Founder of Stayzilla) was a college dropout.
    4. 4
      On an average, the team is clocking 3000+ room queries per day and has almost 1000+ bookings successfully accomplished daily.
    5. 5
      Compared to its competitors, StayZilla is leading the race by more than 10 folds.

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