TaskRabbit is a labor marketplace that allows "runners" to bid for simple tasks, such as housecleaning and other small, neighborhood jobs. It has been described as the eBay for labor, and generates revenue by taking 15-20% of each task.
Fiverr’s $30M funding shows that the TaskRabbit model is growing
VentureBeat - Aug 11, 2014
TaskRabbit pivots, launches on-demand service for cleaning, handiwork, moving, & errands
VentureBeat - Jul 10, 2014
Online errand-running platform TaskRabbit expands to Denver, Miami, Phoenix, and San Diego
TheNextWeb - Oct 30, 2013
Leah Busque: How Taskrabbit grew by leaps and bounds
BBC - Oct 25, 2013
Government Shutdown Good For TaskRabbit, Which Saw 13,000 Applications In One Day
FastCompany - Oct 18, 2013
TaskRabbit Confirms Layoffs As It Realigns To Focus On Mobile And Enterprise
TechCrunch - Jul 8, 2013
TaskRabbit Debuts Tools For Hiring Ongoing Temp Work As It Hones Focus On Business Users
TechCrunch - May 23, 2013
TaskRabbit Shuffle: 9 Months After Giving Up Her CEO Title, Leah Busque Is Back In The Driver Seat
Business Insider - Jun 8, 2012
500 Startups III,
AltSchool, Revolution Foods,
Blue Bottle Coffee,
- Leah Busque, Founder and CEO
- Stacy Brown-Philpot, COO; was EIR at Google Ventures
- Bruce Gibney, Boardmember, Partner at Founders Fund
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