Rinse is building the first and largest national brand in clothing care. The service offers pickup and delivery for customers’ dry cleaning and laundry needs. The company is focused on addressing a massive consumer problem and creating a significantly better and more standardized dry cleaning and laundry experience through the combination of "smart scheduling" and best-in-class quality, all supported by a strong technology backbone that allows it to effectively manage the operational complexity that comes with scale. Its services include Dry Cleaning, Launder & Press, Wash & Fold, Hang Dry, Repairs, Leather Cleaning, and it takes Clothing Donations. The company was founded by Ajay Prakash and James Joun and is headquartered in San Francisco.
About the founders/CEO:
James Joun is Co-Founder and COO. Prior to Rinse, he was an investor at Essex Woodlands Healthcare Ventures. He is a second-generation dry cleaner and has over 20 years of industry experience. James received his BA from Dartmouth College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Sam Cheng is Co-Founder and CTO. He previously served as VP of Engineering at two acquired tech startups, after a stint at Amazon. He enjoys finding novel uses for data and building gelled development teams. Sam has a BS in Computer Science and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.