Startups – A one stop wedding planning portal for Indian weddings

Indian marriages are just not a celebration of love between two people but a celebration of love between family and friends. Once you have decided who you want to get married to, the next big task is to plan the wedding. Planning an Indian wedding has always been an exhausting affair, couples do have an idea about the particular kind of wedding they want but usually are clueless about where to start, or how to incorporate those ideas into their wedding.

Hyderabad based, SayShaadi was founded to solve this huge gap in the unorganized Indian wedding industry by use of web technology. It aims to create an elegant one-stop premium online solution for Indian weddings, by providing a wedding planning website that will change the way weddings are planned. It is designed to help the to-be-weds and their families to simplify things and make the whole wedding process hassle-free.

Its visual inspiration showcase helps to discover wedding ideas & trends, choose the right vendors to hire, buy the must-have things and save money by offering exclusive best offers and events. also assists couples in selecting the venues, accommodation, decoration, finding the wedding photographers, vendors for jewellery, catering, etc providing all wedding related preparations.

One just needs to enter the basic requirements including dates, city and other contact information, and the company provides with available vendors details from which a user can select as per his/her budget and requirements. Moreover, the company allows users to even choose songs for all wedding related functions, and thus offer a complete control.

Site also provides micro filters for selecting vendors, for instance,  search can get result for the query like, “Wedding Venues which can accommodate 1000 people which has a car parking of 200 and which has full power back up along with liquor licence.”

“It can also be called as a wedding professional network which connects millions of to-be-weds, parents and wedding professionals across the country and around the world,” says Nithin Baalay, Founder & CEO, Sayshaadi.

“Each year the weddings are getting more grandeur and lavish weddings have become more of a necessity. People are no longer just happy with referrals from closed ones. Not only do clients want the best for their weddings but are also very keen on seeing the quality and review of the vendor before they hire. And this is where we come in. Our platform has the intelligence to bring out the best talent in the wedding industry based on a number of factors to help both to-be-weds and the vendors”, adds Nithin.

Launched this month, by Nithin Baalay, the startup is working only in Hyderabad for now, but soon will be launching its services in other cities including Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and more.

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