OneLoyalCard, a restaurant reservation & deals platform has acqui-hired Pocketin, a real-time restaurant deal startup. With thiis deal, Pocketin’s entire team will join OneLoyalCard at their office.
Founded in 2015 by Kshitij Mehra and Anirudh Mondal, Pocketin was a table reservation plus deals aggregation platform for restaurants with a real-time pricing engine working on a proprietary algorithm.
Speaking on the development, Kshitij Mehra, co-founder of Pocketin said, “Pocketin found perfect synergy with OneLoyalCard as both the teams believed in similar values and our vision was in sync. We believe that at OneLoyalCard, we have the opportunity to build a better consumer-oriented product and scale it faster across India. Our entire team is excited to embark on this new journey.”
As for OneLoyalCard, it was started in July 2015 by Arpit Aggarwal, Vaibhav Garg, and Sahil Mendiratta, with a vision to enhance diners’ experience and to provide a comprehensive marketing solution to the restaurants. Every time diners book their table with OneLoyalCard’s website or app, they are entitled to discounts of upto 35% on the bill.
Vaibhav Garg, Director at OneLoyalCard said, “By acqui-hiring Pocketin, we will consolidate our position in Delhi NCR region and fast-forward our expansion plans to other major markets.”
OneLoyalCard is planning to be operational in six cities by the end of Dec 2017. Currently, it offers over 2,000 deals at over 500 restaurants in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Faridabad.