Caregiver search portal Care.com has raised $20 million in funding from New Enterprise Associates with participation from existing investors, Matrix Partners and Trinity Ventures. This latest investment brings Care.com’s total funding up to over $36 million.
Care.com allows you to search prescreened profiles of hundreds of thousands of babysitters, nannies, tutors, housekeepers and senior caregivers, both locally and nationally (the site provides local services in over 30 cities in the U.S.). You can also access user reviews of caregivers, background check reports of caregivers and recorded reference interviews. And families find advice from experts and toolsregarding care related issues and topics.
The company plans to use the funding towards growing its network. For example, Care.com will expand its network via corporate and government partnerships; customized senior care service offerings; and, new vertical expansion into pet care, tutoring and housekeeping.
Founded in 2006, Care.com is the largest and fastest growing service used by families to find high-quality caregivers, providing a trusted place to easily connect, share caregiving experiences and get advice. The company addresses the unique lifecycle of care needs that each family goes through-child care, special needs care, tutoring and lessons, senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more. The service helps families find and select the best care available based on detailed profiles, background checks and references for...