Bandhu is on a mission to transform the unorganized labor sector in emerging markets like India, and to bring greater transparency and data-driven analytics to the ecosystem - enriching the livelihoods of millions of low-income workers in the process.
We've been working in the problem space ....
Both of these arrangements have historically persisted worldwide, providing a bridge from rural to urban through the middlemen who build such bridges. Yet it is not fair to the vast majority of those in this system—the seasonal migrants themselves. A migrant may manage to secure a stable job—but dignified affordable housing in urban areas is incredibly hard to find and secure for the long term. Urban employers, too, constantly struggle to find and retain appropriately skilled blue-collar workers, who form as much as 60% of the workforce in India’s cities. And both employers and migrating workers rely on middlemen, who themselves face great risks and pressures procuring the right workers, for the right job, at the right time.
Domain experts in data science and machine learning from MIT
A strong field presence to best serve and listen to our users
Careful attention to the needs of our users through intuitive app design
Bandhu was initiated by a team of graduate students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with the support of MIT's robust entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Our team has expertise in urbanism, real estate, mega-infrastructure, planning and policy, emerging markets, international development, social program implementation, data science, computer science and artificial intelligence.
Real Estate Finance & Tech | Urban Development
Co-Founder & CEO
Data Science | Urban Analytics
Co-Founder & COO
In a first of its kind, Bandhu connects employers with blue collar workers and helps them finds jobs and housing.
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