SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Could 19, 2017–
SitterFriends announced that Mahesh Lingareddy, founding father of Tender Machines Inc (now owned by Intel) and founding father of Smartron, an OEM and IOT firm, joined SitterFriends as investor and advisor.
SitterFriends, launching in June, goals to convey innovation to childcare, permitting dad and mom to seek out assist that’s reliable, and reasonably priced but additionally rapidly accessible. A groundbreaking product within the childcare house, SitterFriends will permit dad and mom to seek out their excellent match in a nanny but additionally really feel comfortable whereas the nanny gives care after the preliminary matching is completed.
We sat down with Mahesh to ask about his involvement with SitterFriends.
How are you concerned?
I’ve a protracted standing relationship with the co-founders of SitterFriends Fahad Jalal, and Amit Jain. They labored with me once I was at Tender Machines, and since I consider in them, I wished to get behind the group and their product. Once they determined to go ahead with SitterFriends I turned one of many early traders within the firm. I’m additionally on the advisory board and meet with the important thing group members regularly to talk about technique, product and advertising and marketing.
From CPU Design (Tender Machines) to Shopper (Smartron) to now childcare. Why the funding in a childcare firm?
Childcare and senior care are huge markets within the US and across the world, largely untapped and fragmented. There may be lots of alternative to convey each software and hardware innovation to resolve among the greatest issues in these markets, and I consider SitterFriends goes to do that. My involvement is basically on account of my background in the buyer and industrial hardware. Within the coming months the group will unveil among the issues we’ve been engaged on to make baby care and senior care safer and richer leveraging varied good, sensor, IoT and AI applied sciences.
Thanks Mahesh, on your input on SitterFriends.