Farewell Kaodim, Malaysia’s Pioneer in the Online Home Services Marketplace

Farewell Kaodim, Malaysia’s Pioneer in the Online Home Services Marketplace

After 8 years, Kaodim will stop its operations on the 1st of July 2022. Launched in 2014, Kaodim is an online home services marketplace that links service providers with individuals who are looking for contractors, handymen, personal trainers, and more.

They fulfilled over 150,000 orders in 2015 and expanded the platform to Singapore and Indonesia. Kaodim led the way in providing home services, creating jobs worth millions for service providers. 

However, the pandemic and subsequently, the numerous lockdowns haven’t been kind to Kaodim and Kaodim’s service providers. People were less eager to have strangers come to their homes for fear of the virus.

As a company, Kaodim’s business has suffered greatly, and added to this are inflation and rising costs. The highly competitive industry also comes with numerous other challenges. 

Read Kaodim’s official statement here.

Thus, with heavy hearts, we bid farewell to a successful Malaysian startup that unfortunately has fallen to circumstances beyond control. 

If you’ve been a loyal follower of Kaodim, fear not as there are other platforms such as ServisHero that offer similar services.

Offered services at ServisHero include

For more information on ServisHero, read ‘ServisHero: What Is It and How Does It Work?

 

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