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HANDLR
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2014
Number of employees: 1-5
Short URL: vator.co/handlr
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HANDLR

Startup/business
Los Angeles, California, United States United States
http://myhandlr.com
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Company description

HANDLR is a home and personal services mobile management platform designed to create more hours in the day for small business owners and busy people. 

For Businesses, HANDLR enables rapid growth by automating:

-       Customer relationship management and new client acquisition

-       Appointment scheduling and auto payments

-       Fleet tracking and workforce dispatch

-       Social media marketing and photo storyline

-       Real-time sales and profitability performance tracking

-       Accurate customer satisfaction feedback

For Consumers HANDLR manages your household by providing:

-       Quick searches for new service providers reviewed by friends/neighbors

-       Instant appointments scheduling

-       Hourly and GPS location tracking of work being done

-       Cashless payments

-       Simple communication of tasks and updates

 

Market

The home and personal service industry is a $400 billion market that has barely been tapped yet and small business owners desperately need a modern mobile management platform that connects them directly with their customers in order to grow and scale their operations. 

We provide end-to-end automated solutions for:

-       Pet Care Services

-       Child Care Services

-       Tutors

-       Landscapers

-       House Cleaners

-       Pool cleaners

-       Home Contractors

-       Massage Therapists

-       Personal Trainers

-       Hair and Makeup Artists

-       Entertainers

-       And much more

 

About us

We are a Silicon Beach startup partnered with top Silicon Valley developers, TringApps (HBOGO, Reuters, Time Magazine, The Knot)

Brittany Alwerud – Founder and CEO

Brittany learned what the personal services market demands, building San Diego’s top dog walking and training agency, DogZenergy, from the ground up.  Starting as a one-woman-show, she grew the business into what it is today with over 100 clients and a dozen employees, all managed remotely and placed on direct deposit. Her constant quest for the best mobile software solution for her business led to HANDLR. She has tackled the pain points first hand and knows what it takes to create an automated solution for the services industy. Brittany has a BA in Communications from UCSD.

Matt Brown – Co-Founder and CFO

Matt comes from a private equity M&A career in the Business Process Services sector, managing over $1 BB in portfolio companies through the transaction lifecycle and operational integration.  He has specialized in business optimization, process engineering and technology platform implementation.  Matt holds a Suma Cum Laude BSEE degree from UCSD.

Tarun Gaur – CTO

Tarun's experience with mobile and cloud technologies ranges from thorough understanding of VAS architectures to device platforms. Tarun serves Tringapps, Inc. as CEO and CTO, running the business and setting technology direction for the company. Prior to Tringapps, Tarun drove technical strategy and mobile intiatives at AOL, played a key role in the development of Service Delivery Platforms to Unified Communications at Microsoft, and was responsible for design and development of the US healthcare claims resolution system at Deloitte.

 


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Team
  • Brittany Alwerud
    Brittany Alwerud | Founder
    I'm not your typical technology startup founder. But I do know exactly what small business owners desperately need and I have a rockstar technology team that is making HANDLR a reality
  • Tarun Gaur
    Tarun Gaur | Board member