Helpling, a Berlin, Germany-based online platform for on-demand home services, secured USD17M in Series A funding.
Backers included Mangrove Capital Partners, Phenomen Ventures, as well as Point Nine Capital and Lukasz Gadowski.
The company intends to use the funds to to expand the business further.
Led by Benedikt Franke and Philip Huffmann, Helpling provides a web and mobile platform that allows users to book a professional cleaner – simply typing in their address, the number of rooms and select a convenient date. A specially-designed algorithm then finds the perfect cleaner.
The Rocket Internet supported company started its service in Berlin on 29th of March 2014 and has now grown in more than 150 cities in 8 countries across Europe and Latin America.