Startup Brilliance: Let's Call Part-Time Laundry Workers "Ninjas"

Sam Biddle · 10/08/13 09:56AM

Silicon Valley alchemy doesn't just create dazzling new things—it dazzles us into thinking mundane old ideas are new again. Take the idea of hauling away someone's dirty clothes: at LA startup Washio, you're actually a "kickass laundry ninja." What a difference a smartphone makes.

Lazy Silicon Valley Gets Fourth On-Demand Laundry Startup

Sam Biddle · 07/30/13 11:04AM

The marketplace of ideas! Survival of the fittest... company! Clash of corporations, let the best business reap all! San Francisco's latest attempt to smother a trivial problem with an overabundance of technology is here: Prim, another techie service for idle people who don't like laundry.