Small nanny big business Care com financing 50 million

 

Care.com hopes to help users find the appropriate care, care for the elderly, children and pets

to find a reliable baby sitter, take care of the elderly, children and pets, is more and more realistic needs of urban middle-class families. American start-up company Care.com seize the opportunity to launch an online care platform.

the company recently completed the fifth round of financing led by Institutional Venture Partners, raising $50 million. The site helps users find local children, the elderly and pet care providers. With more and more people looking for care and housekeeping services through the Internet, Care.com is growing rapidly.

Care.com Sheila Lirio Marcelo said that after the completion of this round of financing, the total financing of $111 million to reach $. The funds are mainly used for international market expansion and acquisitions. She said: "we have the opportunity to enter a number of areas of high growth, the use of what we have achieved, and increase other services."

Care.com is a company based in Waltham, massachusetts. The company acquired last month’s Besser Betreut GmbH in Berlin to strengthen the European market operations, and the total number of users increased to 7 million.

to participate in this round of financing Care.com also includes the company’s previous investors Matrix Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Trinity Ventures. The company has been providing services in 15 countries, including the United States, Canada and France, and will expand its operations to Asia and Latin America in the future.

"people are looking for quality care services, which is a sensitive, private matter." Institutional Venture Partners partner Sandy Miller said, you will want everything in your hands, and the service has a high degree of credibility."

Care.com revenue mainly from online ordering, as well as service providers pay. In addition, line service providers, such as the daily care center, will also be paid to the site to obtain recommendations. Google (micro-blog) and Facebook and other companies also use Care.com services, as to provide benefits to employees.

Care.com URL: Care.com

(Li Wei)

 

Care.com hopes to help users find the appropriate care, care for the elderly, children and pets

to find a reliable baby sitter, take care of the elderly, children and pets, is more and more realistic needs of urban middle-class families. American start-up company Care.com seize the opportunity to launch an online care platform.

the company recently completed the fifth round of financing led by Institutional Venture Partners, raising $50 million. The site helps users find local children, the elderly and pet care providers. With more and more people looking for care and housekeeping services through the Internet, Care.com is growing rapidly.

Care.com Sheila Lirio Marcelo said that after the completion of this round of financing, the total financing of $111 million to reach $. The funds are mainly used for international market expansion and acquisitions. She said: "we have the opportunity to enter a number of areas of high growth, the use of what we have achieved, and increase other services."

Care.com is a company based in Waltham, massachusetts. The company acquired last month’s Besser Betreut GmbH in Berlin to strengthen the European market operations, and the total number of users increased to 7 million.

to participate in this round of financing Care.com also includes the company’s previous investors Matrix Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Trinity Ventures. The company has been providing services in 15 countries, including the United States, Canada and France, and will expand its operations to Asia and Latin America in the future.

"people are looking for quality care services, which is a sensitive, private matter." Institutional Venture Partners partner Sandy Miller said, you will want everything in your hands, and the service has a high degree of credibility."

Care.com revenue mainly from online ordering, as well as service providers pay. In addition, line service providers, such as the daily care center, will also be paid to the site to obtain recommendations. Google (micro-blog) and Facebook and other companies also use Care.com services, as to provide benefits to employees.

Care.com URL: Care.com

(Li Wei)