18 Female Founders Who Killed It In 2015

Last week, on an internal conversational thread here at TechCrunch, the staff began chatting about some of female founders who’ve made a major dent on the tech scene in 2015, and the thread qui

Hassle Founder Alex Depledge Talks About Freeing The EU Market And Changing Parental Leave Policy

Alex Depledge is many things –  startup founder, mentor to women in tech, an advocate for a free and open market across Europe, and a trailblazer in the U.K tech scene. Her home cleaning plat

On-Demand Cleaning Startup Hassle Merges With Rocket Internet’s Helpling

According to multiple sources, the U.K. on-demand home cleaning startup Hassle.com, which also operates in Ireland and France, has been acquired by Rocket Internet's Helpling. Both companies declined

UK Home Cleaning Startup Housekeep Raises $1M To Take On Hassle, Homejoy, Mopp And Others

The UK home cleaning market continues to lather up. Hot on the heels of <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2014/05/08/i-love-it-when-a-pivot-comes-together/">Hassle.com's $6 million fund-raise</a> from A

European Home Cleaning Market About To Get Messy After Hassle.com Raises $6M From Accel

Home cleaning startup Hassle.com has closed a $6 million Series A from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/accel-partners">Accel Partners</a>. Money it plans to use to expa