Bangalore, August 5th, 2015 – Quikr, India’s No. 1 cross category classifieds business, today announced that Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh has been chosen as one of the official brand ambassadors of the online classifieds platform. Having risen to the top of his field, the talented actor was selected by Quikr as he represents the aspirations of modern India. This move is in line with Quikr’s new brand positioning of “Aasan hai badalna” and how change is essential to success. Ranveer will be seen in Quikr’s upcoming advertising campaign which is due to be launched later this month.
Commenting on the occasion, Pranay Chulet, Founder & CEO of Quikr said, “Quikr is a young, and energetic brand that constantly seeks to delight its users. Ranveer is an innovative, self-made star who stands out from the crowd. These qualities resonate with us and our journey towards market leadership. With his enormous talent and massive popularity, Ranveer’s association with Quikr will give our platform more visibility with a wider audience”
Speaking about his brand endorsement, Ranveer Singh said, “I am quite thrilled to be associated with one of the country’s leading players in the dynamic new field of online classifieds. Not only is Quikr a dynamic and youthful brand, but it also has an excellent platform that people love. The brand is constantly innovating its product to give their users the best experience, and that is something with which I can identify. Quikr’s brand is about bettering yourself and reaching for your dreams and this is an important part of my journey as an actor as well.”
Quikr has been a pioneer in the online classifieds industry since the company’s inception in 2008. Currently the market leader in the online classifieds space, the company was first to bring product innovations such as the Missed Call service for new users, Maximum Selling Price (MSP) to help users get the best price range for their goods. The company’s most recent product innovation was Quikr Nxt which was launched in January this year. The new feature allows users to keep their email ID and phone number private and use Quikr’s website or mobile app to chat with potential buyers and sellers. The company recently launched Quikr’s new brand identity which symbolises its successful journey in leading and shaping the online classified industry in India.
Quikr is India’s leading cross-category classifieds platform that is used by over 30 million unique users a month. It is present in 1000 cities in India and operates in over 10 categories that include mobile phones, household goods, cars, real estate, jobs, services and education. Quikr operates across desktop, laptop and mobile phones, and allows consumers as well as small businesses to sell, buy, rent and find things across its multiple categories with great ease. Quikr’s investors include Warburg Pincus, Kinnevik, Tiger Global Management, Matrix Partners India, Norwest Venture Partners, Nokia Growth Partners, Steadview Capital, Omidyar Network, Ebay Inc.
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