The Platform Coop is Coming for Uber. Yes! Magazine. January 4, 2018. "Homecare workers and cleaners are some of the lowest paid workers, with few rights or protections. Up & Go is a site that promotes and schedules on-demand quality cleaning services for several women-owned cooperative businesses."
Can Co-ops Displace the Gig Economy? Nonprofit Quartlerly. December 21, 2017. "Workers earn $4–5 more dollars per hour than other cleaning-industry workers in the area and retain 95 percent of the income they generate. The workers can build equity as owners, in addition to earning a fair wage. The software platform amplifies the network’s marketing and streamlines customer support."
6 Things to Know About Worker Co-ops. WNYC News. July 24, 2017. "The hope is that by existing in the same world as the slick Silicon Valley startups, [worker-owned] cooperatives can grow their businesses, help workers stay in their neighborhoods, and give them a different position in life."
A new way of cleaning your house. Marketplace Tech. July 20, 2017. "One of the biggest issues in the so-called gig economy is that the people doing the actual gigs don't always have a lot of control over the platform giving them the work. There's a new platform that wants to be different: Up & Go."
Can the Gig Economy Save Itself? Break Thru Radio. June 1, 2017. "Up & Go might have the impact previous start-ups could only hope for. [...] Merging the convenience of digital platforms with a pro-worker model, Up & Go hopes to take on leading cleaning services gig platforms."