High-Profile Startup Honor Expands to New Market

Honor, the home care startup that raised $20 million earlier this year, is branching out from its Bay Area hub to begin offering services in Los Angeles as of today. As part of the L.A. rollout, Honor is making $100,000 available for free home care in the Southern California metropolis. It’s part of a pledge […]

Home Care Startup Doubles Down on Affordability

Affordability is the name of the game for eCaregivers, a home care tech startup touting caregiver rates approximately 50% below the national median hourly rate. It’s one of the latest entrants in an increasingly crowded field of startups leveraging technology to match clients and caregivers. Launched in May, eCaregivers provides a centralized platform through which […]

HomeHero’s 12-Minute Formula for Matching Seniors, Caregivers

It appears that speed is of the essence among high-profile tech startups looking to shake up how home care providers connect with clients. Seniors will be able to connect with home care professionals in 12 minutes or less thanks to a new 15-point algorithm developed by California-based startup HomeHero, a company that’s been likened to “the […]

Honor Adds Rapid Response On-Demand Home Care Service

Home care startup Honor has added an on-demand feature to its caregiver booking portal that allows seniors to request visits on an as-needed basis, enabling rapid responses for patients being discharged from the hospital and in other situations, the company announced last week. The new facet of Honor, deemed Honor Now, guarantees that customers will […]

What the Tech Startup Boom Means for Home Care’s Future

As cutting-edge tech startups continue to make a splash in the home health sector, their success could perhaps pave the way for mega companies like Google to make a play in the space. But industry professionals have differing viewpoints on what such a future might look like. At a time when investment dollars in senior […]

Hometeam Joins Startup Fray with $11 Million and Expansion Plans

By transitioning out of stealth mode and announcing an expansion to nine new markets, New York-based Hometeam has become the latest home care startup to make waves as an increasing number of companies vie to transform the industry. Among its new markets will be San Francisco and Los Angeles, meaning that Hometeam will go from concentrating on […]

CEO Interview: Why Honor is Donating $1 Million in Free Home Care

Home care startup Honor generated a lot of buzz by locking down $20 million from a group of high-profile investors in April. Now, the company that is seeking to disrupt the private duty industry is rolling out to a broader market and will be donating a total of $1 million in free home care across […]

Disruptive Home Care Startup Raises $20 Million to Expand

HomeHero, a California-based startup disrupting the way in-home caregivers and clients connect with each other, has secured $20 million in Series A funding and is expanding into new markets. The company, which launched in January 2014, now has raised a total of $23 million. This round was led by Graham Holdings Company with participation from Social+Capital […]