Washio Discovers a Hidden Local Market in Dirty Laundry

by Rebecca Borison
The astronomical ascent of Uber has spawned a deluge of copycats, appropriating the taxi company’s on-demand model for other industries. In Washington D.C., a small startup called Washio has built a thriving business in one of the most unlikely verticals of all: laundry. For $1.60 a pound, a Washio contractor will come pick up your laundry, bring it to the laundromat, have i ...Read the full article