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Sitly is a platform that connects families with babysitters and childminders. It was founded in 2009 by Jules van Bruggen, who, as a parent himself saw a need for this service. Sitly has become the largest babysitting website in Belgium with over 22000 registered babysitters and parents.

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Sitly was founded in 2009 and has become the fastest growing international platform that connects families with babysitters and childminders, making flexible and affordable at-home child care possible. More than a million registered families, babysitters and childminders in 9 different countries are using Sitly today. The objective of Sitly is to allow parents to arrange childcare in flexible way where children are at home in their trusted environment.

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Sitly was founded by Jules van Bruggen after he discovered how hard it was to find reliable child care for his newborn son. “We were experiencing a lot of difficulty finding the right care. It took us a year before we found a daycare that still had a spot left, and in the meantime we were in desperate need of babysitters.”

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