A new app has launched in India that acts as a marketplace platform for local, everyday and odd jobs everywhere.
After being struck by lightning, the wiring in my house went haywire. In desperate need for an electrician, I searched Google and that it is when the search engine threw out StarDoer. I downloaded the app and posted my requirement. In a few minutes I got a call from Dileep Mohan and Isha Nair.
While Dileep, an electrical engineer, wanted to earn an extra buck by taking up the job, Isha, who works with an interior design studio, said: “We have electricians, carpenters, painters, etc, in our team. Accepting such odd jobs is a great way to supply work to our employees. We recently took up a carpentry job at Vellayani.”
Launched three months ago, StarDoer was conceptualised by Sujeeth Nair, partner of a contracting company.
“I have to settle bills at the end of the week as part of my job. One Saturday, I wished I had a person who would undertake the job for me as I was stuck elsewhere.” And that got him thinking.
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