Sydney, Australia, November 2, 2023: Happly, Australia’s pioneering tech-driven, all-in-one relocation platform, has officially entered the market with substantial backing from experienced investors, entrepreneurs, and industry partners. The company successfully secured $1.75 million in seed funding for its launch.
Founded by the globally renowned entrepreneur, Andrew Weinman, Happly aims to revolutionize one of life’s most daunting challenges – moving. This innovative platform acts as the ultimate starting point for anyone embarking on a relocation, utilizing cutting-edge technology to simplify the process through a user-friendly interface.
Happly has forged strategic partnerships with top-tier service providers, such as removalists, cleaners, and packing specialists, offering users a seamless experience for their moves. It also streamlines other cumbersome tasks like updating driver’s licenses and postal addresses. The platform is free to use, allowing users to select products and services for their move, creating a personalized checklist, and enabling a side-by-side comparison of providers, including pricing. One of the platform’s unique features is its industry-first instantaneous booking technology, which allows users to instantly book services.
In addition to its practical benefits, Happly is committed to social causes, enabling customers to donate pre-loved goods to charities supporting domestic violence victims and survivors while also promoting electronic recycling.
Co-CEO and founder, Andrew Weinman, drew inspiration from his personal experiences and a desire to facilitate smooth moves for all Australians. He stated, “Research shows moving is one of life’s worst experiences, taking more than 100 hours to organize, at an already stressful time in life. Through a few clever clicks, Happly enables everyday Australians to organize their complete move in minutes. It really is a game-changer.”
Weinman shared the role of CEO with Jeremy Rosen, Co-Founder of TAXIBOX, Australia’s leading mobile storage solution. Rosen expressed his enthusiasm, noting that his own experience with a challenging move and insights gained from TAXIBOX made him realize the potential of technology to disrupt traditional industries. Together, they bring complementary skills to drive innovation, creativity, and growth.
Happly boasts support from prominent figures in the industry, including property developer Danny Hanna, Founder of Hannas Group, and Max Cunningham, Former ASX-listings boss and CEO of FCX, the world’s first centralized private markets platform. They believe in Happly’s potential to simplify and streamline the moving process and are confident in the leadership and vision of Andrew and Jeremy.
Happly intends to utilize the seed funding for product development, market penetration, and national expansion. The company has already launched with the support of industry leaders such as CBRE, Meriton, and various Real Estate Agencies, and it plans to further strengthen its nationwide network.
Andrew Weinman expressed his excitement about the journey ahead, stating, “Happly has big plans and a strong vision for the future, and this capital allows us to execute on this smartly and strategically.” Currently available for moves in Sydney, Happly aims to expand to Melbourne and Brisbane in the next 12-18 months, followed by a staged nationwide rollout.
For more information, visit Happly’s website.