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Hi-Tech Housekeeping? There's an App for That

10/28/2013 - "Oisin Hanrahan, Handybook CEO & co-founder, explains how his startup service can help users easily locate home services on demand."

Handybook, a Housecleaning Start-Up, Raises $10 Million

10/22/2013 - "Investors are betting that the business of scheduling housework can be the next big thing. Handybook, a start-up that allows users to book preapproved cleaners and handy workers, plans to announce on Tuesday that it has raised $10 million in a new round of financing, primarily from existing investors led by General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners. "

Handybook Hoovers Up $10M To Bring Its On-Demand Cleaning And Household Services To 5 New Cities

10/22/2013 - "Are you unhappy with your cleaning service? Your local handyman? Thanks to the advance of the Web and adoption of mobile services, a handful of startups have popped up to take advantage of an opening they see in the fragmented and slow-to-change home services space. As many local cleaning and repair services continue to live offline, offer atrocious websites (or none at all) and show up late, Handybook launched in June of last year to help people find better, trustworthy professionals to take care of their household needs."

Handyman App Offers New Yorkers a 'Smart' Way to Clean House

8/18/2013 - "Does your tub need scrubbing? Faucet leaking? Struggling to build that bed frame? Now there’s an app for that. Household tasks are a chore no more thanks to Handybook, a tech-savvy service where customers can book a company certified maid, plumber or handyman in moments on their mobile phone. "

Handybook Wants To Be The Uber For Your Household Chores

3/26/2013 - "The service, founded by Oisin Hanrahan and Umang Dua, lets you order a home cleaner, plumber or handyman with tap on your iPhone. In today’s the Mad Lib’s style of start-ups descriptions, Hanrahan calls Handybook the Uber of home maintenance."

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