Notable that Fixer.com is hiring its workforce and providing specialized training. Not your average gig startup.
In May, [Founder Mike Evans] and a group of his colleagues at Grubhub, which is headquartered in Lakeview, came up with Fixer, and it quickly launched. Fixer is a website that allows you to sign up and request a job, chat with the handyperson via text and charge a flat hourly rate of $80 regardless of the project. Fixers are often able to show up to a customer’s door within 24 hours of the initial request.