Wins Top Honors in StartupNation Home-Based 100 Business Competition, a National Annual Ranking

31 JANUARY 2013
Agavey is a company that connects home owners to high quality verified service providers/contractors/retailers while also obtaining significant price reductions for the home owners.

Germantown, TN – Jan 31st, 2013– Agavey Inc has been recognized as one of the top home businesses in the nation by StartupNation in its annual Home-Based 100 competition.

Many of the StartupNation Home-Based 100 entries showed that people are leveraging the efficiencies and lower overhead of home-based businesses to initiate and pursue their passion.

“The 2012 ranking reveals that home business is serious business - more relevant than ever. The sheer passion for blazing your own trail and running your own show,” said Rich Sloan, co-founder of, one of the leading small business networking and knowledge hubs online. “Home based businesses are the biggest block of all businesses in existence and we expect numbers to grow ever greater as extra bedrooms, kitchen tables, basements and garages increasingly host the innovative thinking and pursuit of success by millions of Americans.”

“We are excited to win this honor as we gear towards expanding our reach and service portfolio”, said Manish Raj, Founder and CEO of

Agavey is the first online home maintenance services store in the nation. Home & property owners can buy home maintenance services and service packages from verified and qualified local service providers in a few easy steps on its website . Agavey currently serves home & property owners of the Greater Memphis Area, TN. It will shortly be launched in additional cities in the US

The StartupNation Home-Based 100 highlights 10 top-ten lists making it not just your ordinary business ranking. From the wackiest, to the most innovative, to the best financial performers – this unique and diverse list highlights the home-based businesses that usually go unrecognized, but still play a vital role in the economy today. The ten categories for 2012 include:

• Most Innovative
• Boomers Back in Business
• Greenest
• Yummiest
• Wackiest
• Highest Vote-Getters
• Recession Busters
• Most Slacker-Friendly
• Most Glamorous
• Savviest in Social Media

The full results of the Home-Based 100 ranking are available on StartupNation’s website at

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