NoBroker, MyGate accuse one another of information theft, lodge FIRs, Expertise Information, ETtech
NoBroker has filed an FIR towards rival MyGate, alleging that the latter has stolen proprietary buyer database of NoBrokerHood, a tech-enabled customer and group administration system for housing societies.
This comes weeks after MyGate issued a authorized discover to NoBroker and its administration on June 12, making related allegations. ET has reviewed copies of each FIRs.
NoBroker’s grievance, which was filed in Bangalore’s Bellandur police station on Monday towards MyGate founders Vijay Arisetty, Abhishek Kumar, Shreyans Daga, and 11 staff, claimed that the corporate’s workers have been actively and persistently chasing administration committee members of societies from the NoBrokerHood database. “We have now concrete proof and name recordings of how they’ve stolen our knowledge and we needed to file a police grievance towards them… Firms ought to work inside a authorized framework and higher their software program as a substitute of blatantly stealing opponents’ knowledge,” Saurabh Garg, co-founder and chief enterprise officer of NoBroker, mentioned in a press release.
Curiously, Tiger World Administration is a typical investor in each startups.
In the meantime, MyGate has additionally accused NoBroker of making an attempt to bribe its staff with an intent to illegally receive confidential data, making unsolicited calls to prospects by utilizing the stolen knowledge and spreading false/baseless rumours. “We have now now offered all of the proof (together with voice/audio recordings/textual content messages and so forth.), of the above incidents to the police authorities together with a grievance, foundation which an FIR was registered on June 19, 2020 by the Cyber Crime Police Station, C.I.D, Bengaluru,” mentioned Abhishek Kumar, co-founder, MyGate.