HouseCall Raises an Additional $1.5M Financial Funding.
The application for everyone house, HouseCall has recently announced that it has manage to raise a total amount of $1.5 million in financial funding.
The lead investor for this round of funding was Canter Capital with participation from KGC Capital. HouseCall previously manage to raise a total of $1.5 million from e.ventures, a global venture firm that was the first institutional invest in Angie’s List. With over $3 million of investment since the company’s inceptions during the previous year. HouseCall is now on of San Diego’s fastest funded startups.
Canter Capital is a subsidary of the real estate investment firm, Canter Companies, based in Sand Diego.“We began to see trends in our user data that highlighted home buyers and sellers as some of the most frequent repeat users of our app,” says Ian Heidt, CEO of HouseCall, “and working with Canter has helped us expand the product to fit this need.”
Housecall is change the way local service business do their business. As a two-sided marketplace, HouseCall consists of the Housecall mobile application for homeowners which allows them to directly connect to locally recommended home services professionals through the HouseCall Pro mobile application.
HouseCall is focused on helping to provide a transparent pricing, efficiency, and trust in a horizontal manner across all home services. Available services on Housecall Include Handyman, electrical, plumbing, maid service, carpet cleaning, emergency locksmiths, window washing, tech geek support and much more. This model is in contrast to other startup in the industry that are focused on a single home service vertical.
The HouseCall app gives homeowners a seamless way to book and pay for home services from locally recommended service professionals. The HouseCall Pro app gives service professionals a modern way to manage their schedule, workflow, customer database, payments and invoices all from their smartphone.
- HouseCall already has thousands of users in San Diego booking services across all home service categories.
- Approximately 35% of users that have used the service have already booked two times or more, with recurring usage common across home service categories. For example, a user might first book a carpet cleaner and then book a window washer.
- Many independent service professionals using HouseCall Pro are now earning over 50% of their income through the app.
With its recent funding, HouseCall will continue to expand its local service platform by developing an Android version of both homeowners and service professional for release during the summer, and launching into new geographies.