Starchup in the News


The Night Lane (Omni Channeling Your Services)

American Dry Cleaner
Bleier’s company also offers a premium, on-demand pickup and delivery service through a partnership with the web- and platform-based firm Starchup. “With this service, customers simply download our app from the Google Play or Apple iTunes store for free.” Read more...


Starchup Teams Up With Maineline And Fabricare Systems

Cleaner & Launderer
Starchup, a leading digital solution for the garment care industry, has integrated with the Compassmax POS and Fabricare Manager POS to add web and mobile app ordering, marketing and routing technology to their in-store point of sales systems. Read more...


Washio Washout, On-demand drycleaning service shuts down

American Dry Cleaner
Washio, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based on-demand laundry and drycleaning service, has shut down its operation, the founders announced Aug. 29 on their website. “We see this as a confirmation that the on-demand model is not easily applied to the drycleaning and laundry industry,” says Nick Chapleau, CEO for Starchup. Read more...


R.R. Street & Co. Inc – Adco Teams Up With Starchup

Cleaner & Launderer
R.R. Street & Co. Inc (Street) is excited to announce an exclusive reseller agreement with Starchup, a technology-platform company for the professional cleaning industry. Starchup provides cleaners with an all-in-one digital solution that helps attract new customers and demographics, increase orders, and reduce costs. Read more...


P&G Starts Online Subscription Service for Tide Pods

The Wall Street Journal
For decades, Procter & Gamble Co. has relied on retailers, from local groceries to giants, such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., to sell its razors, shampoo and diapers. Now the consumer-products company is looking for ways to cut out the middleman. Read more...


How This Company Is Letting Laundromats Become On-Demand Services

Gigster
From entertainment companies like Netflix and Hulu, to transportation services via Uber and Lyft, and service-based companies like TaskRabbit and Blue Apron, the on-demand economy is in demand. Each industry changed by on-demand services brings new competition and technology, thus threatening existing players. Starchup COO and cofounder Daniel Tobon saw how the laundry industry was no exception. Read more...



13 Leadership Lessons From Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

Inc Magazine
Daniel Tobon joined the military right out of high school, then capped off his post-deployment education with degrees in political science and law. Yet, the time he spent working with his father—the operations manager for one of the largest coin operated laundry chains in the Midwest—inspired his most successful business to date. Read more...



The Future of On-Demand Laundry Services

American Dry Cleaners
The ease with which consumers can connect with businesses through the apps on their smartphones or the websites accessible from their personal computers has never been greater. Read more...


Tide set to take a Spin in Chicago's on-demand laundry market

Blue Sky Innovations
To be a Chicagoan in 2016 is to live in a world where it’s possible to never set foot inside a restaurant, a cobbler or a grocery store. And for those who don’t know bleach from Borax, the past two years have brought a steady stream of new on-demand laundry and dry cleaning services. Read more...



Chicago’s Starchup is the GrubHub of Laundry Service

TECH.CO
Chicago based Starchup has created a product that will help dry cleaners and laundry services stay competitive, streamline their business, and keep customers happy. Their product is a software platform that businesses can purchase to keep track of transactions, simplify deliveries, collect data on customers, and help expand their business. Read more...


How Starchup helps dry cleaners by getting out of their way

BuiltIn Chicago
One startup has found a way to foster on-demand laundry service, without getting its own hands dirty. Unlike similar companies, Starchup, based in Chicago, is not involved with the actual cleaning or actual delivering. Rather, the startup, which for the last year has been building and deploying white label apps for dry cleaners and laundry businesses. Read more...


Starchup Helps Laundries Better Serve Their Customers

Benjamin's Desk
Mobile technology has definitely changed the way people live their lives. But, even the greatest number of advances in the web and technology can’t change the fact that people still need to launder their clothing or send garments out to the dry cleaners. Read more...

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