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Looking to know more about hipages Group? Here’s a few things that you might find helpful – such as key facts, press releases and profiles of our founders. You can always drop us a line if you’re looking for more!

Latest Press Releases

hipages Appoints CTO

11 November, 2016

hipages has announced the appointment of its first ever Chief Technology Officer, Paolo Ragone.

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Former Gumtree and eBay technology executive joins hipages as CTO

11 November, 2016

hipages continues growth with CTO appointment.

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hipages choir delivers resounding performance in new TVC

21 October, 2016

hipages and VCCP reveal new creative TVC, celebrating Australia’s hard working tradies.

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Strong Investor appetite for hipages

1st June, 2015

Additional $6 million raised to further increase leadership position in On-Demand Home Services Marketplace in Australia.

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Budget is a win-win for tradies and homeowners

14th May, 2015

David Vitek, CEO of Australia’s largest on-demand home services marketplace, welcomes the focus of the budget on small businesses, and believes tradies and homeowners will benefit.

Read full release nails record $1.35 billion in on-demand home services

28th April, 2015

Australia’s largest on-demand home services marketplace has announced a significant milestone of $1.35 billion in job value posted through the hipages platform over the last 12 months.

Read full release study highlights how Australia’s home improvement drives 50 million jobs per year

24th November, 2014

A recent study conducted by hipages Group has revealed the significant size of the Australian home improvement market, seeing 84% of Australians using home improvement services in the last 12 months and resulting in 50 million jobs for tradespeople in the past year.

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Tradie finding platform attracts branding expert to CMO role

4th June, 2014

hipages Group has appointed Fraser Taylor as its new Chief Marketing Officer. A highly experienced marketer, Taylor brings over 20 years brand and commercial experience from the FMCG sector and is tasked with accelerating the growth of hipages Group and making the destination service for Australians wanting to connect with tradespeople in their local area.

Read full release secures $6M investment as the dominant platform for finding tradies

8th May, 2014

Australia’s largest platform for finding tradies,, has secured new investment of $6 million from some of the leading names in Australian business, with blue chip institutional investors taking the majority of the book.

Read full release and IKEA make kitchen installation easy and stress free

8th October, 2013

Leading online technology company announces that it has partnered with global brand IKEA in Australia to provide a value-add service that will help IKEA-owned store customers’ purchase and install kitchens with greater ease and speed.

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hipages Group Fast Facts:

  • hipages group has a team of 270 passionate people
  • Australian owned
  • Founded in 2004
David Vitek

David Vitek

CEO, Cofounder
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Roby Sharon-Zipser

Roby Sharon-Zipser

COO, Cofounder
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Hipages is Australia’s #1 app and site to find and hire trusted tradies. Fast Facts:

  • hipages has already helped over 1.5 million Australians get the jobs done
  • 83,000+ tradespeople in our network
  • A job is posted on hipages every 29 seconds

Home Improvement Industry Fast Facts:

  • Australia’s home improvement industry is a $140 billion industry
  • 280,000 trade service providers in Australia

Hipages has received many awards for cutting edge business strategies, vision,workplace culture and innovation.


  • EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National finalists, Eastern Region 2016
  • Named one of Australia’s 50 most innovative companies, in AFR Most InnovativeCompanies List 2016
  • My Business Awards Medium Business of the Year 2015
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia 2014
  • BRW Fast 100 2014
  • BRW Most Innovative Companies 2014 is Australia’s only comprehensive licence checking site. You can check all major licensing bodies to ensure that the trade professional you hire has the appropriate licence for your job.

Licensed Trades Fast Facts:

  • Monitors over 1 million licenses
  • 47 Australian licensing bodies

Connecting a community of health conscious people with over 13,000 natural therapy practitioners in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

A community of pet owners featuring over 1,700 pet industry related service providers consisting of local animal breeders, boarders, groomers, pet trainers, care services, pet shops and online pet retailers.

Natural Therapy Pages & Pet Pages Fast Facts:

  • Natural Therapy Pages & Petpages gets over 600,000 monthly visitors
  • Natural Therapy Pages & Petpages has 15,000 advertisers