Serviz Acquired By Porch

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Sherman Oaks-based Serviz , the on-demand home services company founded by serial entrepreneurs Zorik Gordon and Michael Kline, has been acquired by Porch , another online marketplace for home services. demand ondemand marketplace market services home acquisition merger porch serviz

Vetted Finds $3.47M For In-Home, On-Demand Pet Care In LA

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Venice, California-based Vetted , a new startup offering up on-demand, veterinary services at your home, has raised $3.47M in seed funding, the company disclosed this week. Vetted says it is currently offering its services in Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Culver City, Inglewood, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Venice, and Westwood.

Razor Share Launches Scooter Rentals Across LA

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Just when you thought you couldn't trip over yet another scooter on your way out of the office, another, on-demand scooter rental service-- Razor Share , has launched in Los Angeles. The new, smartphone-driven electric scooter rental service is launching in Los Feliz, Sherman Oaks, and West Los Angeles, joining a very long list of scooter rental firms--including Bird, Lime, Lyft, and Uber--who are attempting to gain an upper hand on "last-mile" transportation in the region.

SERVIZ Expands To San Diego

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Sherman Oaks-based home services marketplace SERVIZ , the startup led by former ReachLocal founder Zorik Gordon, said Thursday that it has expanded its services to San Diego. SERVIZ helps homeowners book home services on-demand, including finding plumbers, handymen, and other home service providers. The app provides upfront, all-inclusive prices, charging between $45 and $60 an hour for home services. SERVIZ says it background checks all of its service providers.

Serviz Raises $12.5M More

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Sherman Oaks-based Serviz , the on-demand handyman service led by former ReachLocal head Zorik Gordon, announced today that it has raised $12.5M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from PointGuard Ventures, Andy Sheehan, Jeff Stibel, along with Zorik Godron and Michael Kline. The company has now raised $20M in funding. Serviz previously raised funding from Groupon.

SERVIZ, Backed by $10.7M From Groupon, Takes On Holiday Lighting Installs

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Sherman Oaks-based SERVIZ , a new, on-demand home services startup led by ReachLocal founder Zorik Gordon, said Wednesday that it is connecting consumers with holiday lighting installation services--and also revealed a funding round from Groupon.

Six SoCal Firms Make Forbes List

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Six Southern California firms have made Forbes.com's list of 20 of "America's Most Promising Companies 2009", which was released Wednesday.

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