University Living Shines at FICCI-TNIE Start-Up:Stars Awards

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University Living, a global student housing managed marketplace, bagged the SAAS Startup of the Year 2021 at the distinguished FICCI-TNIE Start-Up: Stars Awards just 2 months after winning Best PropTech Solution at the Best in Class Awards 2021. With 2 esteemed awards in 2 months, the company is making strides in the student housing sector.

The company has a SaaS Property Management Solution that assists property managers in seamless business operations by easing and automating the process of rent collection, tenant management, and maintenance requests.
The founder and co-founder, Saurabh Arora and Mayank Maheshwari, respectively, are elated by the win and have thanked the Mano Thangaraj, Minister of Information Technology of Tamil Nadu, Sudharsan Ramu, State Co-coordinator, FICCI TNSC, Shankar, Co-founder, CAMS and Former President, TiE Chennai, Dr C Velan, Center Head, Chennai City and Dr GSK Velu, Chairman, Trivitron Group and Chairman, FICCI Tamil Nadu, members of the jury, and the team at FICCI for recognising their hard work and contribution to the global student housing sector and presenting University Living with this award. “Winning the SaaS Startup of the Year award is amazing because we started as a B2C company and have now moved to B2B too. Thanks to the team for their immense hard work and support and to the honorary IT Minister of Tamil Nadu, Mano Thangaraj for taking the time to be present at the ceremony and presenting us with this award”, says Saurabh Arora, Founder, University Living.

The core service offered by University Living is student accommodation. They have a strong presence globally, especially in the UK, Ireland, Australia and Canada. With a mission to ease the overseas education journey, the platform also offers a number of value-added services like forex, remittance, and airport transfer, among others, so that students can find all they need to begin their new student life abroad.

The company follows a B2B2C business model where the core service caters to students and the SAAS PMS solution caters to property providers and other vendors, thereby adding value to all its stakeholders.