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Big-box banker Home Depot has acquired home casework exchange and TechCrunch50 champ Redbeacon. Financial agreement of the accord were not disclosed.
Redbeacon lets users search, browse and book bounded home account providers, including plumbers, roofers, painters, and abode cleaners, on its website. Account providers pay a fee to Redbeacon for new advantageous barter for a lead. The aggregation has broadcast from San Francisco to New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, Seattle, and Houston.
The aggregation additionally offers a adaptable app that allows users to get quotes for casework on the go after accepting to accomplish account professionals appointment their homes. Redbeacon’s iPhone app lets users baddest from accepted home account providers like Handyman, Electrician, Abode Cleaner, Plumber and Yard Worker to accomplish a appeal for services. It uses the phone’s GPS to locate the job and matches the appeal with affection pros in the area, who again attempt for the job and accommodate quotes.
Founded by above Googlers Aaron Lee, Ethan Anderson and Yaron Binur, Redbeacon has aloft $7.4 actor in allotment led by Mayfield Fund and Venrock.
Home Depot didn’t animadversion abundantly on how the banker will be accumulation Redbeacon into its operations, but there could be affluence of synergies because the crossover in the home casework space. Consumers who are application the app are apparently ambidextrous with affluence of contractors and providers who are additionally Home Depot customers, and carnality versa.