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Classifieds website Kijiji India renamed as Quikr.com

Kijiji India which runs a classifieds website Kijiji.in has been re-named as Quikr.com. According to the company, the new name Quikr captures the simplicity of use and features the website is built on.

Jiby Thomas, co-founder and VP – marketing, Quikr.com, has said, “The key reason for the change in the brand is to better align with the long term objective of providing a fast, easy to use, fun and user-driven platform for the Indian internet community.”

Kijiji India which runs a classifieds website Kijiji.in has been re-named as Quikr.com. According to the company, the new name Quikr captures the simplicity of use and features the website is built on.

Jiby Thomas, co-founder and VP – marketing, Quikr.com, has said, “The key reason for the change in the brand is to better align with the long term objective of providing a fast, easy to use, fun and user-driven platform for the Indian internet community.”

Backed by Matrix Partners India and invested in by eBay, Quikr.com hopes to address the needs of the local community – where they can come together and help each other as well as interact on shared interests and trade.

Currently present in 12 cities in India — Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Chandigarh, Kochi, Mysore and Pune — Quikr plans to launch in eight more cities in the coming months. [Source: Business Standard]

While posting the story Quikr.com was displaying the following message:

Dear Community Members,

The migration of Kijiji India to Quikr is still in progress. The Quikr Beta site will be live soon. Thank you for your support & patience.

We regret the inconvenience caused to all and request you to continue to use Kijiji India till then.

Team Kijiji

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