Home cleaning marketplace Matic raises $3 million
Matic, an online marketplace for cleaning services in the GCC, incubated by Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators, has raised $3 million in a Series A investment round led by Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP).
The startup will use the amount to introduce new products and features in addition to expanding in the GCC.
The platform, which matches individuals seeking professional cleaning services with cleaning companies, has leveraged the technology that it developed to upgrade the convenience, quality, and safety of home cleaning.
Matic offers convenient access to multiple cleaning service providers with the benefits of various payment methods, ease of scheduling, and an intuitive technology to serve the user, and reporting on service quality to maintain the highest standards across the platform.
The free cloud-based platform for suppliers of the service also greatly improves their productivity, with features such as driver route optimization, scheduling, client and staff management, accounting, and reporting.
Since it's founding in 2016, Matic has facilitated more than 500,000 bookings, completed over two million hours of domestic cleaning, and activated over 2,000 cleaning professionals. It is already operating in three countries: the UAE, the KSA, and Lebanon.
Matic will be launched in Al-Ahsa and Jubail by mid November, making it available in five cities across the Kingdom in less than a year.
Rashed AlRashed, cofounder of Matic, said: “The market for online booking services is taking off in KSA. We’re proud to be paving the way that allows all residents of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to book a home cleaning service in just a few taps.”
On another hand, Nawaf Al Sahhaf, CEO of Badir Program for Technology Incubators said: “We are very proud of our entrepreneurs’ achievements. We are also delighted that they were able to prove themselves as developed and successful startups thanks to the hard work they have put in and the practical expert training they underwent in the program’s incubators. We hope that this investment round will be a starting point for the expansion and development of Matic businesses in the future”.
Walid Mansour, managing partner of MEVP, added: “We are excited to partner with the Matic team to solve the difficult problem of organizing the supply of part-time cleaning, especially in the GCC.”