it remains to be seen whether tech-enabled cleaning services can succeed
Why Homejoy Failed
Christina Farr

“can succeed” — of course, but its a question of markets, volume, scale, etc. In busy Silicon Valley where everybody is comfortable outsourcing anything not super-rad-disco-fun, “on demand cleaning” is a thing. In the rest of the USA (or world), this simply isn’t an issue. Probably the biggest lesson all of these companies need to re-learn (since they all seemed to forget what happened in the dot-com era, despite having almost identical problems).

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