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India's Largest Hospitality Company

India's Largest Hospitality Company

Launched in 2013, OYO is India’s largest hospitality company. Its network currently spans over 230 cities including all major metros, regional commercial hubs, leisure destinations, and key pilgrimage towns. The company’s vision is to become the most preferred and trusted hotel brand in the world. Founded by Ritesh Agarwal, the first resident Asian to be accepted to the Thiel Fellowship. OYO was ranked by LinkedIn as one of the top employee attractors in India (2016). OYO is backed by leading global investors, including the SoftBank Group, Lightspeed India, Sequoia Capital and Greenoaks Capital. OYO revolutionized the hospitality space in India by enabling standardization of services, amenities and in-room experience. Through use of its proprietary apps for inventory management, room-service, revenue-management and Customer-relationship management, OYO has delivered predictable, affordable accommodation to millions of travelers.

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Hospitality startup Oyo's Ritesh Agarwal launches early-stage VC fund

  • DealStreetAsia
  • 3 months ago

Hospitality startup Oyo's founder Ritesh Agarwal has floated an early-stage venture capital fund named Aroa Ventures, which will focus on investments in growth-stage startups in consumer, technology, and leisure infrastructure sectors. The fund also includes Gaurav Gulati, co-founder and ex- COO of Innov8 as a co-owner.

Hospitality startup Oyo's Ritesh Agarwal launches early-stage VC fund

Ritesh Agarwal

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Founder & CEO- @OYO - India's #1 Marketplace and Private Label of Affordable Rooms. Thiel Fellow.
Total raised


Funded over

3 rounds

Latest round

Acquired (May 2018)