“Over the past few years, the average babysitter rate has steadily increased and in 2014, the national average was $13.44 per hour, which was $10.50 in 2009.” – Care.com 2015 Babysitter Survey
Right now, on-demand economy is on its rising stage and there is no sign of slowing down. Over $2.2 billion in capital has been invested in on-demand companies in 2014, as the startups like Uber has changed the way people live their lives.
“Uber-ification” of everything, whether it is ride bookings to babysitting services, has given the rise in on-demand marketplaces. Before this service was introduced, parents were using the local marketplaces to search nannies for childcare. With online scheduling and payments, now, parents can easily make last minute bookings for babysitters, and nannies.
Chime, a Chicago-based Sittercity’s latest product, provides on-demand service for searching nearby childcare. It is one of the best apps that connects parents with vetted babysitters on the go.
Sittercity has raised over $48 million in funding and Over 2 million caregivers on its platform across the country
Started in 2001, Sittercity is one of the earliest online platforms for connecting parents with caregivers. It has raised more than $48 million in funding that includes a $22.6 million series B in 2011 and a $13 million Series C in 2013.
However, Chime is planned to make finding and booking process faster than ever, for a babysitter on demand service. Moreover, a number of “Uber for Babysitter” apps available on the market such as Urbansitter that raised $15 million in 2014.
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