TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious World’s Most Innovative Companies (MIC) list for empowering small home service businesses with the technology to transform their operations. Jobber’s platform helps small businesses stay organized, connect with customers, grow revenue, and better compete against large corporations. The company’s technology supports more than 50 home service industries, including HVAC, plumbing, lawn care, cleaning, and more.
"We’re proud to be the first home service management software recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies,” said Sam Pillar, CEO and co-founder of Jobber. “To me, this recognition demonstrates the incredibly disruptive potential of technology in the home service space. To be named by Fast Company alongside some of the most transformative brands of our time such as Tesla, Apple, and Shopify, further validates Jobber’s position as a category leader in our field.”
Jobber is innovating in the space by anticipating the technology needs of small business owners and delivering a solution that is easy-to-use and accessible anywhere. Jobber’s platform helps customers save time by streamlining their operations with features such as a client communication portal, robust scheduling, route optimization with GPS tracking, advanced mobile and online payments, sophisticated reporting, marketing capabilities, and more.
“Home services is one of the last large categories to embrace technology,” explains Pillar. “Prior to Jobber, most of our customers were using pen and paper to manage day-to-day business operations. We’re on a mission to transform the home service space from top to bottom. The opportunity for Jobber in this multi-billion dollar industry is massive and only getting bigger every day. The innovation possibilities are near limitless, and Jobber is just getting started.”
Fast Company’s MIC honors businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture. This year’s list features 434 businesses across 39 countries. Jobber is included as a top ten company in the software (“Enterprise”) sector.
To develop the MIC list, Fast Company’s editors and writers sought out the most groundbreaking businesses across the globe and throughout myriad industries. They also judged nominations received through their application process. The World’s Most Innovative Companies is Fast Company’s signature franchise and one of its most highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. It provides both a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy.
“At a time of increasing global volatility, this year’s list showcases the resilience and optimism of businesses across the world,” says Fast Company senior editor Amy Farley, who oversaw the issue with deputy editor David Lidsky. “These companies are applying creativity to solve challenges within their industries and far beyond.”
Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March/April 2020) is now available online at fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2020, in app form via iTunes, and on newsstands beginning March 17, 2020. Details on the this year’s honorees are also shared through social media via the hashtag #FCMostInnovative.
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Jobber (@GetJobber) is an award-winning platform that helps small home service businesses organize their entire operations, from scheduling jobs and managing their crews, to invoicing customers and collecting payments. Unlike manual processes and single feature apps, Jobber’s platform streamlines and automates daily operations, replacing duplicate entry and repetitive tasks with tailored automation. Since launching in 2011, businesses using Jobber have serviced over 10 million people in more than 43 countries, delivering over $6 billion annually, and growing, in services to their customers. In 2019, the company was recognized as the second fastest growing software company in Canada by Canadian Business’ Growth 500, and named a winner of the Technology Fast 500™ and Technology Fast 50™ programs presented by Deloitte.