On October 29, 2015 Porch.com, a home services platform for homeowners and home professionals, announced the acquisition of Fountain, disclosed the hiring of several key leaders, and outlined a vision for 2016 that will make getting home projects completed easier than ever before in a year when demand for home services is expected to accelerate to near record levels. Porch is seeing tremendous demand from homeowners seeking quality professionals to handle their home services needs. During the period between September 1, 2014 and September 1, 2015, Porch delivered over $1.8B in potential new business to more than 100,000 home improvement professionals.

About Fountain

Fountain helps you whenever you’re stuck on a problem, by connecting you with a highly rated expert who can help. In under 5 minutes you’ll be connected 1-on-1 through video chat, text and photos with annotation. Whether you have a gardening, plumbing or design project, we have the expert you’re looking for.

About Porch

Porch is a home services platform, free for homeowners and home professionals including experts. With over 3.8 million professionals, hundreds of experts, and over 135 million projects, Porch enables homeowners to make smart home improvement decisions by giving them the information they need to find the right professionals, get inspiration, and manage their home. Porch is available online, through its app and serves as the in-store resource for all Lowes in over 1,700 Lowe’s home improvement stores across the U.S.

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You can find more information about Porch’s acquisition of Fountain on their website.

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