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Tech Now: Summon Up Service at the Snap of an App

6/22/2014 - "A drippy pipe, clogged drain, or broken power outlet is a bummer, and if you're not a home improvement guru, taking the tools into your own hands can do more harm than good. If you'd rather hire an expert instead of risking an unfortunate hole in your wall or electrical snafu, Handybook can get it done."

Uber-Inspired Handybook Raises $30 Million in Round Led by Revolution Growth

6/11/2014 - "Handybook, which lets users order housecleaning or other home repair services on demand, said on Wednesday that it had raised $30 million from a group of investors led by Revolution Growth. "

Startup Handybook gets $30M in Series B funding

6/11/2014 - "Fox Business News' Jo Ling Kent and Handybook COO Umang Dua discuss his on-demand home-improvement and cleaning service."

How to Find Skilled Workers in the Gig Economy

5/14/2014 - "In a startup world where pitches increasingly begin with "It's Uber, for ______,"Handybook is the rare on-demand service that fulfills the analogy. The site (and app, natch) makes it easy to book skilled workers (no random folks looking for side gigs, a la TaskRabbit) to do everything in your home, from fixing the garbage disposal to replacing light fixtures to changing your locks. "

Harried Hosts Can Head to Handybook

12/1/2013 - "If the impending holiday frenzy has you wishing for your own little helper, Handybook may be one of the season's greatest blessings. Handybook, which launched in Chicago this summer and now in 13 cities nationwide, eases the hassle of finding professionals to tackle home-improvement tasks."

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