Laundrapp raises substantial investment and primes popular service for international rollout
01/08/2016 – Laundrapp, the UK market leader in on-demand laundry and dry cleaning services, today announced it had closed a further £5 million fundraising round to fuel continued growth in the already hugely popular ‘Uber for Laundry’ style service.
Launched just 18 months ago in London, Laundrapp has enjoyed explosive growth and is now available in over 100 towns and cities across the UK, having opened a new town and city each week since launch. Today’s investment will enable Laundrapp to grow its award-winning service internationally and expand to a full nationwide UK service in the coming months.
Edward Relf, Laundrapp Co-founder & Chief Exec commented, “It’s an exciting time for Laundrapp. The rate of growth has been tremendous and, despite uncertainties about the general economic climate, our business has never been more popular. It’s a massive British start-up and soon to be global success story!”.
Laundrapp has been downloaded over 200,000 times since launch and is one of the UK’s fastest growing on-demand tech businesses. The app is free to download on iOS, Android and Amazon devices across both mobile, tablet and desktop.
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Launched in early 2015, Laundrapp is a privately owned start-up which provides on-demand laundry and dry cleaning services to customers across more than 100 UK towns and cities. Laundrapp offers free collection and delivery, as well as professional dry cleaning from just £2 and is commonly referred as the “Uber of Laundry”.
Laundrapp was founded by London-based entrepreneurs with unrivalled expertise in the digital and mobile sectors. Ed Relf, Laundrapp’s co-founder and CEO is a serial entrepreneur who previously worked as CMO / CCO of Mind Candy, the UK-based games studio behind Moshi Monsters. Antony Pink, previously a Strategy Consultant at Accenture, and Nick Bransby-Williams, previously CTO at Sooqini, complete the founding team.
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