After this acquisition, CodePandora founder Bjorn Mascarenhas will be heading the UX efforts at Sminq and he will be assisting the startup to realize a broader global vision.
Queue management startup Sminq was founded in July 2015 by Sachin Bharadwaj, Santhosh Nagarajan, Sheldon D’souza headquartered in Pune, India.
Bharadwaj and D’souza , provides real-time availability information of doctors in Pune and helps users avoid waiting in queues at clinics. According to a company statement it is currently being used by 100+ doctors in Pune and more than 200,000+ patients have used their booking service.
Shachin Bharadwaj, CEO, SMINQ, said, “CodePandora team has been one of our technology partners for the last one year & we loved the quality of work that their team delivered and hence this was a perfect match for us.”
CodePandora provides software product development and UX Design services for custom web and mobile apps. It was founded by Bjorn Mascarenhas in September 2012.
Bjorn, CEO and founder of CodePandora said, “We strongly believe in team Sminq’s approach towards addressing the queueing & availability problem. Our mission has always been to develop exquisitely designed software, and we’re now excited to carry forward this focus at Sminq to help realise a broader vision, together.”
In June, 2016 Sminq had raised US $1 million in funding from investors led by Saama Capital and Blume Ventures .
SMINQ is the easiest way to check real time availability at different services like clinics, restaurants, banks and others (currently active at clinics in Pune). It’s an easy-to-use and light app, which you can use to join queues at services remotely.
Key features of SMINQ:
· Join queue at a a service of your choice (active at select clinics in Pune)
· Generate a token using the app in 3 clicks
· Know your wait time
· Get alerts about the Queue progress
· Be “Just in time” for your turn