Pathjoy Snags $1.7M For Home Cleaning Booking Service

San Francisco-based Pathjoy, the Y-Combinator startup which connects people with home cleaners ala Uber, disclosed today that it has raised $1.7m in a seed funding round. The round came from Andreessen Horowitz, First Round Capital, Resolute.VC, Max Levchin, Paul Buchheit, Bobby Yazdani, and Pejman Nozad. Pathjoy lets users easily book a house cleaning, via an online appointment interface, and takes care of background checks and vetting cleaners. The firm also said it is renaming itself Homejoy. More information »