Why we’re investing in new carpet cleaning startup called ‘A+’ (TechCrunch)
A+ carpet cleaner has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by Accel Partners, a major venture capital firm.
The startup will work with carpet cleaning businesses around the globe, helping them to expand their offerings and grow their business.
“We are committed to delivering the best experience to our customers,” CEO and cofounder Chris Ehrlich said in a statement.
“As carpet cleaning becomes more accessible, it will be important for our customers to understand how to properly clean their carpet and how to avoid carpet dust that may be harmful to their health.”
The company’s co-founder, Andrew Nardone, will be joining Accel as an adviser.
“It’s a great time to be in carpet cleaning,” Ehrlie said.
“A+ carpet cleaners is a global leader in carpet care.
We want to bring the best of our experience to the global carpet cleaning industry.”
Accel invests in new startups and new businesses.
The company is also in talks with two investors, who have agreed to acquire a 75% stake in the company for $300 million.
The founders have set a target of raising $500 million in the next two years.