Get Maid Co-Founders Steven Gutentag And Demetri Karagas Join Leading Home Services Platform Homejoy

SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Key Points

  • Get Maid Co-Founders Steven Gutentag and Demetri Karagas join leading home services platform Homejoy.

  • Homejoy and Get Maid are both committed to creating a platform that is easy-to-use and efficient for Cleaning Professionals and Clients - creating the get help button for all home care needs.

  • Steven and Demetri will work from the Homejoy office in New York city.

  • Quotes from Homejoy or Get Maid are available upon request.

  • Terms of the deal are undisclosed.

Homejoy, the leading platform for home services, announced today that they have acquired Get Maid, with Co-founders Steven Gutentag and Demetri Karagas joining the Homejoy team in New York City. Get Maid, a premium, on-demand maid service, originally launched in New York in December 2012, and quickly expanded to serve clients across Queens and Brooklyn. Get Maid clients will now have the option to book via the Homejoy platform.

"From our first conversation with Homejoy, we realized that our vision for Get Maid aligned very well with Homejoy's vision of on-demand home services. As the market leader, we know Homejoy is the best place for us to take everything we've learned over the last couple years to the next level," commented Steven Gutentag and Demetri Karagas.

With Steven and Demetri's impressive work ethic, deep understanding of the home services industry, and tenacity for delivering a great customer experience, the two will help grow Homejoy's presence throughout the United States.

"I am very excited to have Steven and Demetri join the Homejoy team. From cleaning through a hurricane (literally) to running customer service, marketing and operations themselves - their stories remind me a lot of when Aaron and I started Homejoy. They'll be a great addition to the team," commented CEO and co-founder Adora Cheung.

To learn more about the Homejoy platform visit:

About Homejoy

Homejoy believes everyone deserves a happy home. With just a few clicks, Homejoy's online platform will match you with a screened, background-checked and certified Cleaning Professional.  Founded in July 2012 by brother-sister duo Aaron and Adora Cheung, the San Francisco-based company is a graduate of the Y Combinator incubator and is funded by Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Max Levchin, First Round Capital, and Resolute Ventures, among others. It is currently in over 30 markets across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

Media Contact: Rose Dawydiak-Rapagnani, Homejoy, 4155096962,

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