The company’s core focus is connecting people, specifically, connecting parents who need sitters with sitters who need work. But its utilization of ACH and payment gateway Braintree — plus the drive of a serial entrepreneur (and mother of twins) — could result in the creation of a scalable business that revolutionizes payment for part-time work.
Lynn Perkins is co-founder of UrbanSitter.com, a service that enables parents and babysitters to connect online through Facebook and their existing networks. A startup veteran, Lynn offers more than 15 years of experience marketing and selling to Gen X and Gen Y.
Prior to founding to UrbanSitter, Lynn served as founder and CEO of Xuny.com and VP of Business Development at Bridgepath.com. At companies like Gap Inc., LaSalle Partners and Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Lynn gained extensive business and transaction experience.
Lynn is also the proud mom of twin boys and a graduate of Stanford University.