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Handy (company)

Handy (company)

An app for scheduling home cleaning, furniture assembly, and other handyman services.

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October 22, 2013
Handy raises a $10,000,000 series A round from David Tisch and Highland Capital Partners.
October 16, 2012
Handy raises a $2,000,000 seed round from General Catalyst and Highland Capital Partners.

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Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business
May 21, 2021
CNN
Darlene Demiraiakian started working as an independent contractor for Handy, an on-demand service for home cleaning and handyman tasks, more than a year and a half ago for the flexibility it provided her to make money while caring for her terminally ill partner. But she says there have been countless instances when something has gone awry -- each of which has made her feel like she has little control over what arises while working for the company.
Handy
April 23, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Handy, a leader in on-demand home care and an operating business of Angi Inc., has announced a new partnership with Nestig, a company dedicated...
Handy
April 13, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Handy, a leader in on-demand home services and an operating business of Angi Inc., announced a new partnership with Savvy, a leading provider...
Handy
April 9, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Handy, a leader in on-demand home services and an operating business of Angi Inc., announced a new partnership with Gotham Properties, a leader...
Anthony Ha
February 24, 2021
TechCrunch
A little over two years after ANGI Homeservices acquired his startup Handy, Oisin Hanrahan is becoming CEO of the combined organization and joining its board of directors. ANGI is a publicly traded subsidiary of IAC, formed from the merger of Angie's List and HomeAdvisor. In addition to the Angie's List, HomeAdvisor and Handy brands, the [...]
USA TODAY
January 12, 2021
USA TODAY
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Aarian Marshall
November 10, 2020
Wired
Uber and Lyft led a ballot measure that exempts them from AB 5. But millions of janitors, retail workers, and others are still covered by the statute.
Sarah Perez
January 29, 2020
TechCrunch
Google's Nest is testing a new feature that will alert you to potential HVAC issues and even help you book an HVAC professional to fix it, thanks to a partnership with Handy. The company says the HVAC alerts are only available in select cities during the testing period. If you're in one of the supported [...]
Remi Rosmarin
December 6, 2019
Business Insider
Outsourcing everyday tasks may seem unnecessary, but it can really help you save time, making it a worthwhile splurge. Here are 6 great services that can help you out.
Lisa Wood Shapiro
October 9, 2019
Wired
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Melissa Fares
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U.S.
Home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel will partner with home services platform Handy to offer furniture assembly and home decor installation across the United States, joining a growing list of big box retailers seeking to win over shoppers with handyman services, a Handy spokesperson said on Monday.
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