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Press / 11.16.18

A3Ventures and BP Ventures Invest in Zippity, Onsite Car Maintenance for Workplaces

BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2018 — Zippity, the first workplace amenity for full-service car maintenance, recently secured $2.6M in funding from A3Ventures, BP Ventures, and LaunchPad Ventures which will be used to expand the company’s footprint throughout the nation starting in fall of 2018. Since launching in 2017, Zippity has formed partnerships with companies across the New England area to provide over 50,000 employees access to comprehensive repair, diagnostic, and detailing services at their workplace.  

“As automotive service delivery is rapidly evolving to better meet the needs of car owners, the workplace has become a critical service hub,” said Chief Executive Officer, Edward Warren. “We believe in a solution that is tailored to the workplace setting, which is why we are thrilled to combine Zippity’s strength in workplace service delivery with the deep automotive industry expertise of our investors to provide a premier workplace car care solution.”

“Zippity creates a delightful customer experience, coupled with a platform that has the potential to transform traditional auto maintenance”, said Cynthia Kueppers of A3Ventures. This sentiment is echoed by Zippity customers. “I just don’t have time to sit around for hours to get my car repaired. The fact that I went to work, dropped my keys off, and knew my oil change was being done made me feel fantastic. One less thing off my to do list!” said, Jeffrey Garside, an employee who uses Zippity.

Meghan Sharp, Managing Director, Americas, BP Ventures said: “We are excited to make this investment in Zippity and look forward to working with them, as we explore opportunities brought about by customer demand for convenient car maintenance solutions.”

Zippity partners with companies at no cost. Once a company selects their monthly service schedule, employees can book and manage their services at www.zippitycars.com.

  • Maintenance services are performed inside completely self-contained Mobile Service Trailers which allow Zippity to service vehicles year-round in all weather conditions without any impact on client sites.
  • Zippity’s Mobile Service Trailer is outfitted to perform comprehensive mechanical services, including: Brake and Wheel Work, Oil Changes, Tire Rotations, Battery Replacements, Filter and Fluids Replacements, Diagnostic services and more.
  • Zippity partners with major parts distributors to ensure availability of high quality parts on-the-go for all vehicle makes and models.
  • Customers receive day-of updates about their service via a digital Health Check Report and communicate directly with the service team to confirm services.

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