For only being around for three years, Handy has sure turned into a force to be reckoned with. Handy is an on-demand cleaning and handyman services company based out of New York City. Its founder, Oisin Hanrahan, was recently interviewed for an article published by The Next Web at the Web Summit. Hanrahan spoke about his vision in launching Handy as well as how he sees the company continuing to dominate the on-demand services market for years to come.
Hanrahan says his business model is based on using independent contractors mostly. Right now, Handy uses approximately 10,000 independent contractors to fill customers’ service orders. With a regular employee staff of about 160, former executives from top companies like Amazon and cash resources valued at about $50 million, Hanrahan Handy is in a better position than ever to keep expanding and experimenting with new markets and services. In the meantime, Handy has quite the loyal customer base to keep its business going and continues to receive rave reviews and referrals from satisfied clients.