All posts tagged: city launch

TaskRabbit Launches in Seattle

Seattleites have been huge supporters of TaskRabbit for years — we’ve received countless requests to set up shop in their hometown. Today, we’re excited to announce that TaskRabbit is officially live in Seattle! We’re proud to launch in this cool, passionate, and innovative city. We’re thrilled to join such a thriving, leading-edge tech community — Seattle’s home to digital pioneers and entrepreneurial leaders like Amazon, Microsoft, and Starbucks. For their parts, Seattleites are busy, tech-savvy professionals in need of what TaskRabbit provides: a little free time. The hundreds of Seattle TaskRabbits who’ve graduated from our extensive vetting process are standing by to help Seattleites get things done. Over the past few months of market testing, we’ve seen a few Tasks become pretty popular in Seattle — things like gardening, personal organization, and handyman duties. Our first Seattle TaskPosters are already discovering unique ways to use the service to make their lives a little easier. We’ve seen people hire TaskRabbits to take lecture notes, transport a family of rescued cats to an animal shelter, and even hand-carry a marriage …

TaskRabbit Launches in Chicago

The last several months at TaskRabbit have been – for lack of a better word – busy. In June, we were thrilled to launch TaskRabbit in Los Angeles and Orange County, closely followed by the release of our native iPhone and iPod Touch app in July. While most of the world opted for a vacation in August, we decided to launch TaskRabbit in New York City instead. That’s a lot of activity for a three month period, but why stop there? We’ve got some great news: TaskRabbit is coming to Chicago!   You heard right, windy city. TaskRabbit continues its national expansion by launching in your city today, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! Chicago is a hub of innovation, full of brilliant, hard-working, people who will bring the TaskRabbit community a versatile range of skills that will help busy neighbors put a little extra time back in their lives. After taking a look at our city map, as we always do pre-launch, it was more than evident Chicago made the most sense as our next step. Chicagoans are united, proud and determined …