Openbay Wins 2016 Owler Hot in Cambridge Award
Each year, Owler, a crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform, recognizes the top trending companies in cities around the world. This year, Openbay was chosen as the winner of 2016 Owler Hot in Cambridge, MA award. Cambridge, a mecca for startups and for millennials seeking to latch on to the next rising star, is strengthening its position as one of the […]
Patrice Banks, Head of Girls Auto Clinic, Views Auto-Care Challenges As Her Opportunity
Women are making headlines in the automotive world – according to Frost & Sullivan, most licensed drivers are women, women influence 91% of automotive purchases, and more women than men are “schooling themselves before walking into a dealership or garage by researching on the Internet or among their peer groups.” Despite the large composition of […]
Meet Tuan, a San Francisco-based Startup Co-Founder. Here's Why He'll Use Openbay Again.
Tuan is co-founder of philo, and had recently moved from Boston to San Francisco. When his car needed service, Tuan weighed his options, and tried Openbay’s auto-repair marketplace to book service with Chow’s Automotive. We gave Tuan a call to learn more. Here’s how it went. Where do you live and what do you drive? I live in San Francisco […]
Making Headlines: Openbay Roadside Assistance
Openbay is now offering Roadside Assistance. Here’s some press reaction to the big news. Yahoo! Finance: Startups Aim to Disrupt the Auto Club NY Daily News: New mobile app connects drivers with roadside assistance Digital Trends: The Openbay Mobile App Brings You Roadside Assistance Anywhere, Anytime Cheat Sheet: Openbay is Gunning for AAA With Mobile Roadside Assistance
Exciting News — Allstate Teams Up with Openbay
Openbay has teamed up with Allstate Insurance to provide auto repair and maintenance services to Allstate policyholders and visitors to Allstate.com, and users of the Allstate mobile and Drivewise apps. Users may book service appointments ranging from routine maintenance — such as oil changes, brake service, new tires and resolving a check-engine light — to […]
Boston Globe Interviews Openbay’s Founder & CEO, Rob Infantino
Openbay’s founder & CEO, Rob Infantino, was featured in the Boston Globe’s business section this Sunday. Here’s a peek at the article, and click here to read the full text. Whenever your vehicle needs repair or maintenance, be sure to use Openbay – with a few clicks, you can compare, schedule and pay for vehicle service. […]
What a Year It’s Been: Openbay’s 2015 News
What a year 2015 has been for Openbay, and after a tough act to follow in 2014. Our dev team has been churning out new product features and apps, our member services team has been working hard to connect consumers with quality mechanics, and to sign up new shops, and we’ve been studying feedback from vehicle […]
Openbay is Accredited by the Better Business Bureau
Cambridge, MA – September 10, 2015 – Openbay announced its Better Business Bureau Accreditation today. “We’re pleased to be a BBB Accredited Business because it signifies our commitment to customer service, reliability and trust,” said Rob Infantino, founder & CEO of Openbay, the award-winning online marketplace for auto repair. “BBB Accreditation indicates that Openbay has […]
Check it Out: Openbay’s Dashboard Redesign!
If you’re among the lucky ones who’s booked car repair or maintenance in the last week on Openbay, you might have noticed something different about our look. What’s our secret sauce? A brand-spanking new vehicle-owner dashboard! Of course Openbay has always been mobile-optimized – especially given 87% of millennials admit “my smartphone never leaves my side, […]
What's Next for Connected Car Technology?
We just got back from a Connected Car Meetup, hosted by Vinli and KPMG. They talked about how close we are to the Jetsons, why Apple is the new Lexus, how even jalopy drivers can enjoy the latest technology. The Connected Car conversation was led by the following: Leila Shin, Directory of Strategy at KMPG’s […]
Openbay, an award-winning online e-commerce marketplace for automotive repair and services and a provider of SaaS-based solutions for the automotive care industry, is transforming the experience for automotive repair and service for consumers and the way that automotive care businesses acquire and service customers.