August 21, 2020
With many schools, camps and other activities closed during the spring and summer months, difficulties emerge when trying to keep children occupied. Hiring a traditional babysitter comes with virus concerns, and help is needed on short-notice due to the complication of working from home. Enter SitterStream, an on-demand service matching families with virtual babysitters and tutors. SitterStream founder Stephanie Africk explains how she came up with the idea for SitterStream. She also discusses the uptick in business as students return to school and parents begin returning to the office.