The on-demand economy gets flack for being a bubble – after massages, meal, tasks and taxis, what’s left to be Uberized? – but on-demand laundry startup Cleanly isn’t concerned.
Cleanly, a Y Combinator graduate that has raised a total of $2.3 million in seed funding, today announced that it is profitable in New York City, the primary market where it operates. Specifically, the company says it is growing an average of 27 percent month-to-month (over the past year) and has contribution margins of over 20 percent.
Cleanly, the on-demand laundry service looking to take on FlyCleaners, has today announced a new annual or monthly membership program that discounts service while offering a recurring pick-up and drop-off schedule.
Cleanly, the YC-backed on-demand company focused on handling your laundry (and dry-cleaning) as soon as you need it done, has today announced the close of a $2.3 million seed round.
Laundry is truly one of the pain points of living in New York City. No one wants to spend their time at a laundromat, waste time dropping off dry cleaning, or lugging a bag full of clothes up to the fourth floor of a walk-up apartment.But finding a laundromat nearby that offers fair pricing as well as pick-up/drop-off can be difficult. YC-backed Cleanly wants to change that.Cleanly’s mobile app offers on-demand laundry pick-up in less than 30 minutes with a 24-hour turnaround.
Cleanly, a just-launched laundry and dry cleaning delivery service, lets busy New Yorkers schedule pickup of their soiled clothes and delivery of fresh, clean ones.
As the CEO & Co-Founder of Cleanly, Tom Harari is changing the way people think about laundry. Prior to Cleanly, Tom was the Director of Strategy and SEO Manager at iAcquire and SEO Strategist at Omnicom Media Group. Tom received his B.S. in Political Science at Temple University.
Prior to starting Cleanly, Itay was an Operations Manager at Elie Tahari and a Business Development Manager at Instinct Technological Entrepreneurship. Hereceived his B.S. in Business Administration from the City University of New York- Baruch College.
Chen is an end-to-end curious problem solver who loves getting things done. His experience includes enterprise solutions, geographic algorithms, social networks, finance and logistics software. Prior to Cleanly, he was a Solutions Architect at Exzac, Software engineer at Essence Security Ltd, and IDF C# programmer at Mamram. He received his B.A. in Technological Management, Economics and Sociology at Bar-Ilan University.