"Sittercity has built its leadership position in the online care industry by combining great vision and an experienced management team with entrepreneurial tenacity and perseverance," said Brian Hand, co-founder of Timelines, Inc., and founder & former CEO of ShopLocal. "I am excited to be an investor in the company."
Since 2001, Sittercity.com has won 13 national and international awards, and has been featured on shows such as Today, Good Morning America, The View, Ellen and The Early Show. The company was recently number 287 on Inc. Magazine's list of the 500 fastest growing companies.
Sittercity.com, the inventor of online caregiving, is America's largest and most trusted online source for child care, pet care, senior care, housesitting, housekeeping and tutoring. Sittercity has a network of more than a million caregiver profiles nationwide, and helps families and individuals across America find the perfect in-home care provider quickly, easily and safely. Sittercity's care seekers can use the company's four-step screening process, which includes checking references, reading caregiver reviews, conducting interviews and utilizing free access to background checks. Sitter profiles also come with photos, experience, training, safety skills, availability calendars, reviews and more. Our Corporate Program now serves a number of marquee clients, including Avon, MasterCard, FOX Networks, Pitney Bowes and Monster Worldwide. For more information, visit the company Web site at http://www.sittercity.com.
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