Bir, Himachal Pradesh-headquartered online paragliding booking portal ParaBooking has raised INR 50 lakh in seed funding under the Him Startup Yojana of the Department of Industries, Himachal Pradesh. It plans to use the funds to double down on technology and go to market.
Founded by Ankush Rana, Deepak Abrol, Sohail Lalani, and Vikram Thakur in 2021, Parabooking claims to be a platform for safe, high-quality adventure tourism experiences. It aims to take safe adventure tourism to the masses and also provide employment opportunities to local pilots and guides.
Over the 18 months of operations, the firm claims to have facilitated more than 5,000 flights across India. It plans to venture into trekking and adventure sports like kayaking.
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