date icon October 28, 2015 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Sweeps Up Handy As Newest Member

Handy CEO & Co-Founder Hanrahan: “The Internet Association and its member companies represent an impressive and forward-thinking community, and we look forward to our collective efforts advocating for policies that support continued flexibility and growth across the Internet economy.”

 

Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association is pleased to announce today that Handy, the leading platform for on-demand home services, joined as the organization’s 37th member. Founded in 2012, Handy offers affordable, seamless solutions to the age-old problem of finding trusted household service professionals. From home cleaning to handyman services, Handy matches and schedules tens of thousands of bookings every week with trusted independent professionals in cities all around the world.

“At Handy, we believe in the transformative power of on-demand platforms to improve lives and expand opportunities across the economic spectrum,” said Oisin Hanrahan, Handy CEO and Co-Founder. “The Internet Association and its member companies represent an impressive and forward-thinking community, and we look forward to our collective efforts advocating for policies that support continued flexibility and growth across the Internet economy.”

In just three years, Handy has become the most convenient way to find solutions for everything in the home. The platform is now available in 15 states and the District of Columbia, and cities abroad in Canada and the United Kingdom – totaling 37 locations worldwide. And, recently in June, the platform announced it has helped facilitate over one million bookings through its mobile and online platform.

“The Internet Association is excited to welcome Handy to our growing membership,” said Michael Beckerman, Internet Association President and CEO. “As a leader within the thriving on-demand economy, Handy will be a valuable partner in our efforts to ensure that Internet companies can continue to compete and provide consumers value and choice.”

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