Mumbai-based real estate portal Housing.co.in has raised angel funding from eight investors led by Zishaan Hayath, who’s the co-founder of the Future Bazaar acquired Chaupati Bazaar. The other investors include Vaibhav Puranik, Shishir Kapoor, Hemanth Goteti, Gagan Goyal, Harsh Baid, Aditya Agarwal and Aatif Misbah.
Started by IIT-Bombay alumnus Advitiya Sharma, Housing.co.in’s current crop of investors is also, save one, predominantly from IIT-B. The main use of the investment will be to hire top talent. It may also raise a first round of VC funding.
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