YourMechanic is a privately held company based in Mountain View, California. The company offers an online marketplace where mechanics can do business with car owners who are in need of car repair and maintenance services. The company currently operates in 21 metro areas in the United States.
In 2011, Art Agrawal (CEO) and Dongyi Liao (CTO) founded YourMechanic.
In September 2012, the company raised $1.8 million in seed funding from venture firms and investors including Andreessen Horowitz, SV Angel, Crunch Fund, Promus Ventures, Greylock Partners, DFJ, Lerer Ventures, PG Ventures, Ashton Kutcher, Jawed Karim, Dave Gilboa, Justin Waldron, Joshua Schachter, Hector Hulian, Paige Craig, Mark Friedgan, Alex Goldstein, Sam Angus, Kevin Freedman, Jeremy Wenokur and Rob Wang.
In September 2012, the company won the TechCrunch Battlefield Disrupt San Francisco competition against other finalists Saya, Lit Motors, Prior Knowledge, Zumper, Gyft and Expert Labs.
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