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Tech, Yeah! 4 Essential Sites and Apps for a Stress-Free Holiday Party

12/23/2014 - "The worst part about hosting a party is the mess you’re left with when everyone heads home. Thanks to Handy, you no longer need to enter crisis cleanup mode as soon as the sun comes up. The app specializes in online bookings for home cleaners and handymen (in case any of your guests actually broke anything)—all you need to do is specify what you need and when you need it, and you can pay the bill via your phone, with tax and tip included. "

The Hottest Startups of 2014

12/17/2014 - "Forbes took an end-of-year look at companies leading the way as valuations get extra frothy, ranking the Hottest Startups of 2014 by fastest growing valuation over time between funding rounds. These aren’t necessarily the most successful (or most hyped) startups — but they are the ones that investors are betting the biggest bucks on for the future."

It’s an odd job but someone’s got to do it

10/26/2014 - "Many Irish property developers of recent years have been accused of building little more than cardboard boxes. Oisin Hanrahan, the founder of Handy, a kind of Hailo for handymen and women, used his earnings from selling corrugated cardboard boxes to set up a property development company in Budapest."

Handy Hits $1 Million A Week In Bookings As Cleaning Economy Consolidates

10/14/2014 - "The market for online and mobile cleaning and home repair booking services is taking off and Handy is set to announce some big numbers. Two years after its launch, Handy has hit over $1 million in bookings per week. “We’ve gone from about $3 million in run rate to $52 million in run rate,” says chief operating officer, Umang Dua."

Tech That's Revolutionizing Your Daily Chores

10/11/2014 - "Hiring a maid is the obvious solution for this chore — but it can be time-consuming and expensive to lock down a service that is reliable, affordable and trustworthy. Handy lets you book expert, vetted housecleaners and handymen with the click of a mouse. You can schedule a cleaning or appointment for as soon as the next day, and there's a 100% money-back guarantee if you're not satisfied with the job. Currently, Handy is available in 36 locations around the globe."

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