This one year old startup is gearing up to launch many more centers across India that cater to both private managed office space and shared office spaces.
Online PR News – 26-May-2014 – Hyderabad/Andhra Pradesh – Hyderabad, 22nd May 2014;Finding an office space that is efficient, hassle free and flexible is a challenging task in an entrepreneur’s checklist. iKeva an early startup has geared to solve this problem for entrepreneurs and managers looking for serviced office space. iKeva, as a serviced office space provider has stepped in, to ease this challenge by providing ready to use office space with customized configurations for startups, individual consultants and MNCs. Monika, the General Manager believes that choosing an office space is a critical decision and an office space is a launchpad to stir the initial action for an entrepreneur.
After iKeva established its first center in Hyderabad successfully in 2013, they saw an increasing trend towards more and more people opting in for their services and spaces. This business model is not only a simple realty solution but also includes solving many micro startup challenges like internet connectivity, phone lines, furniture, reception, pantry, meeting rooms and IT personnel. iKeva conceived a platter of office solutions to grow into a complete office space solution. More importantly, they were able to create an energetic nexus of various start-ups that could thrive by co-existing in the same space.
Through this business model, they have designed four different combinations of office and shared office space solutions. They began with virtual offices which offer fully functional and managed offices for those who prefer to work from home. Their meeting rooms come with time and space flexibility supporting mini meetings to fully fledged board meetings with audio and video conferencing facility.
iKeva has rolled out a cost effective office space solution popularly known as co-working places which allows a person to pay only for what he/she uses. The bigger solution is fully furnished serviced office space with manager cabins which can be customized in different configuration to optimize space use and at the same assist startups with the spatial and operational scutwork. Her energetic team is dedicated to provide the hassle free and flexible solution in each of these options.
Monika has extended to share a starter network that includes CAs, legal advisors, marketing consultants and so on as a part of their Value Added Services support. She finds that such inclusions reduce the major task of hunting for references to kickstart a venture. Her past stint with premiere brands in the hospitality and realty sectors has helped in understanding unique needs of a variety of consumer types like independent consultants, startups, MNCs with branched offices and so on.
Her game plan for iKeva is to establish multiple centers across buzzing cities in India. Her team researches and pins down a location based on proximity to several critical coordinates of a city and they have initiated it with a recent facility launch at Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India.
Sateesh Andra and Dr Ramesh Babu, Partners Ventureast Tenet Fund and Bipin Chandra (CA Technologies, Portal Player) have been closely associated with iKeva as Investors/Mentors. They envision growth of iKeva as a key catalyst to enhance the energy of India's startup ecosystem.
This one year old startup is gearing up to launch many more centers across India that cater to both private managed office space and shared office spaces. They would love to hear if your city needs one. Another smart solution to a difficult problem.