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You Demand We Supply: Rizek, the first super app for on-demand home services
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You Demand We Supply: Rizek, the first super app for on-demand home services

Rizek, a UAE-based on-demand home services startup, connects customers directly to service professionals, offering a range of services like cleaning, healthcare, automotive, beauty and wellness, men’s grooming, maintenance, packers & movers, and pet care.

Founders

Abdullah Abu Sheikh and Ahmed Mazrui

Founded Date

2019

Headquarters Regions

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Company Type

For-Profit

Total Funding Amount

$15 M

On-demand services at fingertips

  • Cleaning- Housekeeping, deep cleaning, and disinfection services
  • Healthcare- Covid-10 tests, blood tests, IV drips, and more!
  • Automotive- Car washing and servicing
  • Beauty and Wellness- Nails, hair, massages, and more!
  • Men’s Grooming- Hair, beard, nails, and more!
  • Maintenance- Pest control, plumbing, electrical, and more!
  • Packers & Movers- Relocation services within or outside the city
  • Pet Care- Grooming and washing services for cats and dogs

Rizek is one of the fastest-growing Abu-Dhabi-based startups and the first ‘super app’ for on-demand home services in the country. A super app is an ecosystem of many apps that are either set up together or bundled through third-party integrations. They usually work with SME service providers and freelancers to enable them to improve their skills and help them land more opportunities.

Boosting the regional gig economy, Rizek aims to increase job opportunities for part-time workers, enabling them to earn service-based income through the platform. It allows both suppliers and consumers to maximize their values and benefits.By transforming the way services are rendered, Rizek is intensifying the service sector in the region, with a focus on improving service quality and expanding job opportunities.

 

World’s first app to make at-home COVID-19 Vaccinations turning into a Reality

By providing home Covid-19 vaccination service it became the world’s first app to do so. From the onset of the pandemic, Rizek had been instrumental in serving customers with the utmost convenient healthcare. Offering at-home COVID-19 vaccines integrates the app’s trustworthiness and reliability as an innovative app that is fundamental in healthcare, and whose goals and vision are set towards the future, with the people being at the heart of its mission.

Rizek has been active in collaborating with labs, nurses, and healthcare personnel across the UAE to help in limiting and stopping the spread of COVID-19. The company brought antibodies, PCR tests, and vaccines to users’ doorsteps, highlighting their well-being and presenting them with the utmost in safe and convenient patient care.

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