Smartworks Coworking raises $25 mn from Keppel Land Mumbai, Oct 31 (PTI) Shared office space provides artworks Coworking on Thursday said global multi-faceted property company Keppel Land has invested USD 25 million for a minority stake.
While the investment marks a foray for Singapore-based Keppel Land in India, Smartworks plans to utilise the funds for expanding its presence in the country, a company statement said.
‘This investment allows Keppel Land to enter one of the worlds fastest-growing flexible office markets, opening doors for further growth through this collaboration,’ KeppelLand CEO Tan Swee Yiow said.
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He further said there are many opportunities for cross-learning and collaboration between Smartworks and KeppelLand’s smart serviced co-office platform, KLOUD, which currently has a presence in Singapore, Vietnam and Myanmar.
Founded by Neetish Sarda and co-founded by HarshBinani in April 2016, Smartworks has a presence in nine major Indian cities including, Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai and Pune with 23operational centres offering a total of about 43,000workstations spread over 2.3 million sqft.
‘With this strategic investment by Keppel Land, we will be able to scale up even more rapidly across the country’s tier I and II cities and further invest in building up our next generation product, improving client experiences, as well as boosting our talent and technology,’ Sarda added.