News / 22 March 2016

After $1m seed round, services marketplace RecomN targets regional dominance

By Nadine Freischlad

TECHINASIA

On-demand services startup RecomN raised a US$1 million seed round led by Gobi Partners. It says it will use the funds for regional expansion. Right now, RecomN operates in its home turf Malaysia and in Indonesia, where it is known as Sejasa.

The concept is familiar: RecomN lets you submit requests for a plethora of services such as home renovation, event photography, catering, pest control, and many others. Within hours – goes the promise – you will receive responses from service professionals complete with cost estimates, a portfolio of their work, and reviews from previous customers.

The company was founded in July 2014. According to co-founder Jes Min Lua, it’s so far been bootstrapped.

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