Johannesburg-based startup offering on-demand domestic cleaning service, SweepSouth has announced a round of funding with its eyes set on expansion and growth to meet demands, Ventureburn reports.

The total amount from the round was not disclosed.

The funding was led by Vinny Lingham and Llew Claasen’s Newtown Partners and includes Pule Taukobong’s Africa Angels Network (AAN) and Polo Leteka Radebe’s Identity Development Fund (IDF).

“We chose our investors very carefully and strategically, and are excited to have the backing of an experienced and diverse group. Newtown Partners, AAN and IDF bring together excellent knowledge of the international startup space and a wealth of South African, African and US business know-how, which is essential for our long term expansion plans,” SweepSouth co-founder, Aisha Pandor said.

SweepSouth which connects clients to cleaners via an online booking on its website was founded by Aisha Pandor and husband Alen Ribic and launched June 2014. The startup offers its cleaning service for ZAR38 (US$3) per hour and an average of R190 per day.

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