Fairfax-backed Oneflare has acquired Sydney-based UrbanYou, a platform facilitating the booking of home services such as cleaning and gardening on-demand.
Airmow uses satellite imagery to generate instant quotes to give customers an idea of what they’re set to spend before the contractor comes by.
Sydney-founded home services marketplace UrbanYou has announced the acquisition of HomeHello, an on-demand marketplace for customers seeking domestic cleaning services, for an undisclosed fee.
Despite the buzz around on-demand startups, running a business based on logistics is difficult for everyone, whether it’s Deliveroo or smaller players.
UrbanYou has raised $1 million in a funding round led by existing investor Microequities Venture Capital, with participation from angel investor Arun Nair.
The latest recruitment startup to make its way onto the scene is Melbourne’s Weploy, looking to connect pre-screened employees to employers who need short term staff, on-demand.
On-demand photography startup Snappr has announced today its expansion into the US with the opening of a San Francisco office and backing from YCombinator.
Startup Glamazon is allowing its users to connect with on-demand beauty services and salons through a mobile app similar to Uber.
Joining the growing list of massage on-demand services recently is Sydney-based ZenNow, founded by Matthew Doyle and Melissa Rohlfs.
Workfast is an online temp agency, looking to apply the on-demand model to work, connecting employers to qualified temps at short notice.
Crowdsourced delivery startup Go People has announced a raise of over $2 million in the last three months. The startup formerly known as People Post has rebranded and revamped its technology platform to offer yet another service in the competitive logistics space.
Following a company re-brand and the launch of its service in Perth, Deliveroo Australia has today announced the launch of a new platform called Deliveroo for Business. The platform was created to target the increasing popularity of corporates ordering food at lunch.
To remove waiting times at restaurants and improve the overall customer experience is London-based and Brisbane-founded app Boppl. The app is a mobile ordering and payment platform that allows customers to order food and drinks from venues via their phone.
Brisbane startup Therapair is an online booking service connecting people with massage therapists on the Gold Coast. The startup takes professional photos and videos of each of its therapists to create a visual representation of the look, feel and type of service each is offering.
Looking to put their own spin on the Airtasker model in New Zealand are entrepreneurs Rosie Collins and Rachel Mataira, who are gearing up to launch one-off jobs platform Billie.