When I visited them both earlier this week, Grosse seemed confident in the company’s (and his) new direction, “Much like travel helped turbo charge e-commerce back in early days — the late ’90s and early 2000s — I really think [that's] what TaskRabbit is up to here. The broader concept of collaborative consumption is going to be a very big part of how the next decade unfolds.”
If anyone isn’t quote clear on what Taskrabbit does, here is a pretty in-depth article #humblebrag. The company currently is riding off of $6.85 million in funding from First Round Capital, Shasta Ventures, among others. Best of luck to you Eric.
CrunchbaseCompany:TaskRabbitWebsite:taskrabbit.comLaunch Date:October 12, 2011Funding:$6.85M
TaskRabbit is an online and mobile marketplace that helps people live smarter by allowing them to outsource their errands and tasks. A flexible, on-demand delivery network, TaskRabbit also partners with local businesses looking to expand their reach and revenue at no cost. Although now exclusively in the greater Boston and SF Bay area, TaskRabbit is preparing to expand into additional markets.Learn more