Sittercity acquires in-home care website Sitters.com

Sittercity.com has acquired Sitters.com website. Sitters.com is the third-largest in-home care website and has developed a significant sitter and parent network throughout its almost 10 year history. This acquisition will expand Sittercity’s current database of close to 2 million users. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Sittercity.com helps people in need find experienced babysitters, nannies, pet sitters, dog walkers, housekeepers and tutors nationwide.

“We are excited to announce the acquisition of Sitters.com,” said Martin Clifford, CEO of Sittercity. “It significantly expands our portfolio and strengthens Sittercity’s competitive advantage in the marketplace.”

“For almost a decade, Sitters.com and Sittercity.com have been pioneers of the in-home online care industry,” said Mike Cravens, founder of Sitters.com. “Our two companies have revolutionized the manner in which parents and individuals are able to find in-home care providers, giving them the tools they need to find a safe, reliable sitter in their neighborhood.”

Cravens will become a strategic advisor to Sittercity as well as a stockholder.

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