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Cleaning and Home Services Startup Handy Hits One Million Bookings

6/16/2015 - "Handy, the booking tool for cleaning and other home services, is celebrating for two reasons today. It’s the New York-based company’s three-year anniversary, and it just hit one million in bookings."

Handy sweeps up $15M to grow its home maintenance platform, hires Tumblr VP as new CTO

3/30/2015 - "On-demand house cleaning service Handy just raised another $15 million in funding and hired a new chief technology officer to grow its platform. Handy is the next evolution of Angie’s List-like services: a single destination where you can book home repair or cleaning services. The platform, which connects individuals with Handy-approved independent contractors, is accessible on web or mobile."

How being bad at DIY inspired a successful start-up

2/8/2015 - "An inability to do DIY work, and a dislike of household cleaning, looks set to make one young Irish entrepreneur a multimillionaire. The man in question is 31-year-old Oisin Hanrahan, the boss and co-founder of fast-growing New York-based business Handy."

Need a hand? Handy connects you with home services

1/5/2015 - "Oisin Hanrahan, co-founder of Handy, discusses his service that connects people with cleaners and other house service professionals."

There’s an app for that

1/3/2015 - "HANDY is creating a big business out of small jobs. The company finds its customers self-employed home-helps available in the right place and at the right time. All the householder needs is a credit card and a phone equipped with Handy’s app, and everything from spring cleaning to flat-pack-furniture assembly gets taken care of by “service pros” who earn an average of $18 an hour. "

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