Handybook Rebrands As Handy In An Effort To Become Amazon For Home Services

Handybook's has rebranded itself simply as "Handy." The two-year old company, which provides on-demand home services via web and mobile app, wants to become the definitive brand in the category... and

On-Demand Home Services Startup Handybook Hires Amazon Exec Jeff Pedersen To Be Its CFO

Customers are becoming increasingly comfortable with the idea of booking services on the web and on their phones, so companies like Handybook are taking off. It's for that reason that the on-demand ho

Airbnb Drops Homejoy From Cleaning Trial, Handybook Remains On In Three Test Markets

Airbnb's cleaning trial began in San Francisco, and over time expanded to New York and Los Angeles. Those were three markets that both Homejoy and Handybook operated in. Now, Handybook will handle cle

On-Demand Home Services Startup Handybook Raises $30M From Steve Case’s Revolution Growth

Handybook hopes to provide users with a way to hire cleaners or a handyman with the push of a button on their mobile phones. The company today is announcing it has raised a $30 million round of fundin

On-Demand Household Services Startup Handybook Expands To 12 More Cities

On-demand household services startup Handybook wants to enable consumers to hire a cleaner or a handy man with the push of a button on their mobile phones. And it's aggressively expanding to make that

Handybook Hoovers Up Exec For “Under $10M” To Sweep The Home Services Market

Justin Kan launched Exec in early 2012 as an on-demand errand service for businesses, but over time, morphed into a cleaning service to focus on its most popular offering. Unable to scale “Erran

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

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

Handybook Secures $2M From Highland Capital Partners And General Catalyst For Its ‘Uber For The Home’

<a target="_blank" href="http://Handybook.com">Handybook</a> spun out of Harvard's Innovation Lab earlier this year and is a platform to allow users to instantly book professional home services, like