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Change Generation

Outsource Your Chores With TaskRabbit

The startup allows you to pay "rabbits" a fee to do your most annoying tasks—from buying dog food to setting up furniture—for you. For those without steady work, it provides a constant stream of odd jobs to help pay the bills.

Everybody has a to-do list; most of us don’t have time to check everything off. But what if you had help? Billed as the world’s first "service-networking platform," TaskRabbit allows busy bees to outsource grocery shopping, laundry, even assembling Ikea furniture — and trust the job will be done with care by a skilled neighbor. Never scream at a hex key again.

This piece is part of Change Generation, our series on young, change-making entrepreneurs. Read the rest here.