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Here’s a sampling of startups that use mobileSFlbtechnology to bring professionals to users at a discount:
Exec: Errand-running service recently added housecleaning to its offerings. www.iamexec.com.
GoHaircut: Contract barbers and stylists come to your home or office. www.gohaircut.com.
Kitchit: Choose among a roster of several hundred chefs who will cook chez vous (at your house). www.kitchit.com.
Pathjoy: Touts professional housecleaning for $20 an hour. www.pathjoy.com.
Uber: A network for limo and town-car drivers provides “on-demand private drivers.” www.uber.com.
YourMechanic: Combines vast database of car repair prices and on-site, discounted mechanics. www.yourmechanic.com.
Source: San Jose Mercury News