Students working with the Robinhood Foundation during last semester's Company Challenges built an app that will make it easy for users to order services like house cleaning and babysitting from worker-owned co-ops, instead big tech companies, Fast Co.Exist reports.
The Coopify app was designed by researchers from Cornell Tech. Steven Lee, managing director of income security at the Robin Hood Foundation, explains that Coopify was conceived to give domestic workers access to more clients, as well as more of a purchase in the sharing economy.
When the platform launches, most likely next summer or fall, it will let users select the service they need—housecleaning or childcare or pet care.
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