Openbay Company Overview
Openbay is an award-winning online marketplace for consumer automotive repair services and a provider of SaaS based software for the automotive care industry.
At Openbay, we are building the world’s most trusted and transparent automotive services marketplace. We make it easy and convenient for vehicle owners to find, book and pay for automotive repair and maintenance services. Openbay offers a wide range of services delivered by car dealerships, national automotive service chains, independent shops, and mobile mechanics.
Openbay recently raised $8M in Series A funding. Shell Ventures, the corporate venture investment arm of Royal Dutch Shell, led the round, with Waltham-based Stage 1 Ventures also participating. Openbay’s previous seed investors included Stage 1 Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, GV (formerly known as Google Ventures), a16z seed, and Boston Seed Capital.
Openbay has been covered and lauded by the ABC World News, BBC, Boston Globe, FOX News, World Street Journal, and Reuters, among others, as an innovative technology for the automotive aftermarket and as a platform for consumers to service their vehicles conveniently and cost effectively.
Jobs at Openbay
Rob is the founder and CEO of Openbay. He was inspired to start the company after an automotive service center attempted to overcharge him for unnecessary repairs. Prior to Openbay, Rob founded three enterprise software companies. He has always enjoyed working on his own cars, performing everything from transmission replacements to engine rebuilds, and has spent time working in a pit crew on modified stock cars. Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut. A noted authority on vehicle repair, interviews with Rob have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, BBC Autos, Boston Globe, and NY Daily News, among others.
Head of Product
Help Openbay take auto repair beyond the 21st century!
Our team is building the world’s most trusted and transparent automotive services marketplace to make it easy and convenient for vehicle owners to find, book and pay for automotive repair and maintenance services with car dealerships, national automotive service chains, independent shops, and mobile mechanics.
We are currently poised for rapid, aggressive growth - seeking entrepreneurial, driven, talented professionals to join our team and help drive the business forward. Our office and team are located in Cambridge, MA and check our open roles on our careers page.