Slingshot raises USD 2.4m seed round

Slingshot, the customer engagement platform for home services providers, announced it has closed a USD 2.4M seed round led by RET Ventures, the company said.

Slingshot provides home services providers, such as pest control and lawn care companies, with a turnkey, 24/7, omni-channel call center solution that engages leads, increases close rates, and improves the overall customer experience.

This funding will help the company expand into new home services verticals, scale its operations, and make strategic investments in R&D that will solidify Slingshot´s leadership position within the USD 400 billion home services provider market.

Since 2014, Slingshot has helped home service providers adapt to the on-demand economy. Slingshot helps home services companies elevate their brands, expand their customer bases, and instantly engage with current and potential customers 24 hours a day. We believe in a world where conversations matter, where technology enhances human interaction instead of replacing it, and where people can effortlessly connect with service providers that help home feel like home. For more information, visit getslingshot.com.

RET Ventures is the first industry-backed early stage venture fund focused on helping build cutting-edge real estate technology companies for the multifamily industry. The Firm connects the smartest rent tech solutions with the largest network of multifamily and single-family rental units in North America. RET Ventures works with high quality entrepreneurs to rapidly scale their businesses by leveraging the knowledge and expertise of its team and limited partners, who own close to one million units. In turn, these owners receive early access and insight into the most effective technology solutions. For more information, visit www.ret.vc.