TAG: LawnStarter

LawnStarter updates LawnStarter for Providers app

February 21, 2018By

LawnStarter released a newly designed interface for its LawnStarter for Providers app. “It’s a really big step forward for usability and allows us, as a company, to roll new things out to our providers more rapidly,” said Jake Andersson, head of product at LawnStarter. “We care about the experience providers have working with us and believe this will help deepen... read more

Survey: Landscape firms forecast higher revenue in 2017

March 8, 2017By

Ninety-one percent of landscape service providers in the U.S. said they expect revenue to rise this year compared with last year, according to LawnStarter’s annual survey of landscape business owners. LawnStarter is an Austin, Texas-based on-demand landscape company. Six percent of respondents said their revenue will be the same this year as last year, and 3 percent expect lower revenue... read more

People on the Move: LawnStarter, Canopy, Vectorworks hire new leadership; Ruppert shuffles Maryland branch managers

February 8, 2017By

LawnStarter, an on-demand maintenance service, hired Zak Cocos as vice president of growth. Cocos began his career at Indeed, where he advanced from intern to senior director of growth marketing in six years. In his time there, he increased website traffic from 80 million unique visitors per month to more than 200 million unique visitors per month. Canopy Lawn Care hired Keith Freeman as the company’s... read more

Another Uber-style lawn service launches

June 19, 2015By

Detroit-based LawnGuru has launched, throwing its hat in the ring with other Uber-style, on-demand lawn maintenance start ups like Mowz, LawnStarter and GreenPal. Currently, the app has 500 users and services nine Michigan cities. Users request a cut from the app by entering the property’s address and calculating the area that needs mowed. Based on time, location and size of... read more

LawnStarter raises $6M to expand network

June 3, 2015By

On-demand lawn maintenance platform LawnStarter secured a Series A investment of $6 million led by San Francisco-based Binary Capital. This round brings LawnStarter’s total funding to $7.25 million and will help the company expand its geographical coverage and make key hires. The startup is based in Austin, Texas. This round of funding comes six months after LawnStarter closed its $1... read more

LawnStarter lands $1 million in seed round financing

January 15, 2015By

LawnStarter secured $1 million in seed round financing, Silicon Hills News reports. The funds came from several angel investors including Rob Taylor, Cotter Cunningham, Pat Matthews and venture fund Vayner RSE, headed up by Gary Vaynerchuk, according to the article. LawnStarter was founded in 2013 as a mobile app to connect homeowners with lawn care companies. It currently operates in the... read more