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They are award winners for best Latin American startup at Platzi Demoday


Homely was the winner of the 12 finalists who had shown themselves to the community, experts and investors. The company provides cleaning services in the home or office upon request.

April 19, 2021

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This article is translated from us Spanish edition using AI technology. Errors can persist due to this process.


Friendly was the winner of the seventh edition of Platzi’s Demo Day , a contest that took place online on April 10. The Mexican in-house cleaning startup stood out among the 12 finalists.

The company received a $ 25,000 investment from CodeStream, as part of the award, as well as a trip to Silicon Valley, where circumstances permit and as a $ 120,000 beneficiary in Azure credits. and cloud storage that Microsoft gave to startups reached the semi-finals. In addition, for one year, they will have mentorship with Platzi’s leaders.

Homely was born in 2016, is a platform that connects cleaning services with businesses, offices and homes. The startup offers reliable, secure, and flexible payouts. During the start-up’s five years running, the company was interested in improving its employees’ chances of advancement, allowing them to receive cash.

Image: courtesy of Platzi.

The company has grown from 15 employees to more than 800 professionals. In total, they performed services for more than 300,000 hours in Mexico City and the metropolitan area, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Colima and Chihuahua.

The jury recognized Homely’s cleaning staff’s work, which was essential during the pandemic, as well as Homely’s social work. This result is the result of the determination of Mexican entrepreneurs.

“We are extremely impressed with their good metrics and the positive impact they have on the more than 800 cleaning professionals in Mexico, improving their job opportunities, wages and social benefits. surname. This is a tough business, requires a lot of stamina and motivation from the team, they definitely get it, ”said Juliane Butty, Head of Entrepreneurship at Platzi.

Edgar Tello and Melina Cruz, the founders of Homely view this recognition as an opportunity to push the company to connect more than a million cleaning professionals across Latin America and provide them with the chance to have a great deal. good deeds with deserved remuneration.

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