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New app matching house, yard work needs debuts in Western New York

Looking for someone to tackle those odd jobs around the house and yard?

There’s a new app for that.

A new iPhone app that matches people with odd jobs to people seeking work, KORC [www.korc.co] is being launched Friday by Adam Flatau, a self-employed “web expert” who grew up in Western New York.

“It’s kind of like craigslist meets Tinder,” Flatau said.

The app allows job posters to present their needs and requirements, and establish prices and methods of payment.

“Information for the poster is completely anonymous until you have selected the right worker,” Flatau explained.

When job hunters find work they’re interested in, a swipe to the right notifies the potential employers of that interest.

Flatau and his investors will make their money from job hunters; 4 percent of the job poster’s price. Those job hunters purchase KORC Coins through a merchant account, and are charged when they swipe right on a potential job.

If the applicant isn’t hired, the KORC Coins are refunded to the applicant’s account, Flatau said. Every new worker that signs up for the app will get 50 KORC coins to get started.

And there’s work ready to be performed.

“My investors and I already have quite a few posts up there,” Flatau said.

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