“You’re absolutely right that we don’t make money on certain customers on day one, but on the average customer, on day one, we make money,” said Oisin Hanrahan, co-founder and chief executive of Handy, one of the largest on-demand home cleaning start-ups.

Jet. com, a well-funded new shopping site, opened to the public last week and celebrated the debut by sending reporters a big box of swag. I got a T-s(...)

Handybook founder Oisin Hanrahan

Handybook, the on-demand home cleaning and repair service co-founded by Oisín Hanrahan, has expanded into Europe by launching in London. The company,(...)

Oisin Hanrahan: “We looked at businesses like Uber and thought it was an incredibly interesting model, and how could you apply it to home services?” Photograph: Eric Luke

Smartphones have become such an integral part of our lives that we no longer think twice about using them in everyday situations. Grabbing a taxi has (...)

Umang Dua and Oisin Hanrahan of on-demand home improvement and cleaning service Handybook

Irish entrepreneur Oisin Hanrahan, founder of the US-based Handybook, which provides home-improvement services, has secured €22 million in development(...)

A native of Dublin, Oisin Hanrahan was 18 when he got his first taste of entrepreneurial life.While a student at Trinity College Dublin, he set up Cle(...)

Handybook founder Oisin Hanrahan: “This deal brings us up a level”.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Dubliner Oisin Hanrahan, whose online booking service, Handybook, raised $10 million (€7.39 million) in funding last October, has made its first acqui(...)