Aussie Startup Looks To Dominate Boring Task Market


SYDNEY — Aussie startup Airtasker, which allows people to outsource random tasks to an individual for a fee, is on track to make sure no Australian does their own chores ever again.

The company, founded in 2012 by two Sydney-based entrepreneurs, has acquired Melbourne-based odd jobs outsourcing business Occasional Butler as part of an expansion plan as the online services market booms. The deal is understood to be worth a six-figure sum.

Airtasker has become an online phenomenon in recent times, with its army of skilled workers used for odd jobs including standing in a six-hour queue for a Game of Thrones exhibition to delivering Gelato Messina to desperate office workers …

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Via: Mashable: Startups

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