New investment: Jobber, SalesForce-like software for handymen, gardeners
By boris, February 22, 2012
In the past few years, a few Canadian companies have emerged as category leaders in the SaaS space and I am excited to announce a new investment in a start-up that has the potential to become one those category leaders as well. Jobber is a business management software for the field service industries that allows businesses such as landscapers, painters or contract cleaners to easily manage their business from any web browser. The product offers CRM capabilities, task and calendar management, job tracking, crew scheduling, automated quoting, invoicing and more. It reminds me very much of Clio (a recent Acton investment) offering a complete business management solution for a specific vertical.
Jobber was founded by Sam Pillar and Forrest Zeisler, two super-talented engineers from Edmonton who have been building a great product over the past year by bootstrapping the company with very little money. Co-lead in the investment is Christoph Janz from Point Nine, a co-investor in Unbounce and Clio and one of the best SaaS investor out there. Really excited to be part of the Jobber story going forward!
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