People’s Champion finalist 2016: Laundrapp
The laundry and dry cleaning app offering over 50 services and products to customers in more than 100 UK towns and cities - Has it clinched your vote?
Start-up name: Laundrapp
Founders: Edward Relf, Antony Pink and Nick Bransby-Williams
Started in: 2014
Based in: London
Business description: Laundry and dry cleaning app
The Laundrapp story:
It’s been a stellar couple of years for the app that’s on a mission to “revolutionise the global laundry industry”. Laundrapp – nominated in the Rising Star of the Year category last year – is already cleaning up across London, Edinburgh, Birmingham and over 100 other locations across the UK.
Available for free on iOS, Android and Amazon devices, Startups 100-featured Laundrapp brings professional quality laundry and dry cleaning services to the doors of its customers, with free collection and delivery.
It now claims to offer the “world’s first” fully voice activated laundry service – carried out in partnership with Amazon Echo – alongside more than 50 other services and products including door-to-door shoe repair and cleaning, real-time driver tracking and profiling, and an ‘instant order’ feature .
Along the way, Laundrapp has secured a number of commercial laundry partnerships with some illustrious names such as Amazon, Lloyds Banking Group, Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer and Virgin.
Now backed by £10m in funding, thanks to a £5m investment in August, Laundrapp is set to complete its nationwide service before targeting international expansion.
Why Laundrapp made our shortlist:
Downloaded 250,000 times, Laundrapp has continued to innovate and excel in the burgeoning on-demand laundry sector, adding “world-first” features that provide even more convenience for its rapidly growing customer base.