Ayibang, a LBS housekeeping service which adopts a similar operation model with taxi apps’, reportedly secured millions of dollars in Series A funding (source in Chinese).

Users can search for nearby housekeepers and browse their details on the app, such as comments of previous hirers. Founder of the company Wan Yong thinks that key factors for startups to compete with big classified service providers like, 58.com and Ganji, are service quality and branding.

In the past few months, the company has opened ten bricks-and-mortar centers in Beijing to train the housekeepers so as to guarantee service qualities, disclosed Wan. In addition to housekeeping kits and uniform, Ayibang will also give courses on manners and daily cleaning techniques to standardize the workload of each housekeeper.

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Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.