TaskRabbit Debuts Revamped Platform, Launches New Website And Mobile Apps

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TechCrunch

Last month, errands marketplace TaskRabbitannounced plans to shake up its business model, shifting away from the auction- and negotiation-based platform that it founded five years ago to a more tailored matchmaking marketplace that pairs task-requesting users with contractors (or, as they’ll be called now, “clients” and “taskers,” respectively) for fixed hourly rates.

Today, TaskRabbit‘s new experience is making its official debut. As part of the launch, the company is debuting new client-side mobile apps for iOS and Android, as well as a new website.

From the get-go, it’s clear that the new TaskRabbit is optimized for what it’s found to be the company’s most popular use cases. Handyman work, home cleaning, moving help, and personal assistant services are the four categories first highlighted upon opening the mobile app to request a task. The user then types in what they’re looking to have done, and TaskRabbit immediately presents several potential…

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