Nestaway, was established in Bengaluru by Amarendra Sahu, Deepak Dhar, Jitendra Jagadev and Smruti Parida in January 2015. All four founders had experienced a common problem – finding a home in the big city. Young people faced different kinds of discrimination. Single women and bachelors are considered unreliable. Migrants from other places are viewed with suspicion as they appear as ‘foreigners’ in a new city. Further, many newcomers did not have the knowhow to get around, lacking access to local insights in a new city.