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American venture capitalist invests in local Uber-esque home cleaning service

3 August 2015 6:39 PM

A local, Uber-like home-cleaning service has been selected by Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund 500 Startups.

A South African home-cleaning service, SweepSouth, which works on the Uber model, has been selected by Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund and start-up accelerator 500 Startups.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Aisha Pandor, Co-Founder of SweepSouth.

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I got the idea when I struggled to find a domestic worker when I was on holiday in Cape Town.

Aisha Pandor, SweepSouth

We do a lot of screening. You should be getting a very standard experience. We're very data-driven, just like Uber.

Aisha Pandor, SweepSouth

We pay three times the minimum hourly wage.

Aisha Pandor, SweepSouth

We're fully insured.

Aisha Pandor, SweepSouth

We’re gunning for growth!

Aisha Pandor, SweepSouth

3 August 2015 6:39 PM