An online service that connects vetted odd-jobbers with people who are willing to pay for help with their chores will launch operations in the Triangle on Thursday
Mounting a TV on a wall. Assembling an Ikea bookcase. Re-caulking a window. Installing curtain rods.
But instead of asking a friend or relative for a favor that’s repaid with a pizza or a couple of beers, a homeowner or renter using TaskRabbit gets a jack-of-many-trades who might bill, in this market, $35 an hour.
“We go where demand is happening,” Brown-Philpot said by phone. “Before we decided to launch in Raleigh, we had people who found the (web)site and asked that TaskRabbit be […]