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CarBay.ru (Karbey)

Company

The Russian Internet service for showrooms for car sale.

Owners:
QIWI Venture

Assets

Business model

The Karbey project is directed to optimization of work of the automobile market. Service is developed for legal entities — the motor shows wishing to accelerate placement of declarations of car sale on specialized platforms. To services of clients the website www.carbay.ru and mobile application, at the moment only for Android phones.

The simple and clear interface suggests the user to fill once an advertisement form, with indication of technical characteristics and photos of the machine, and a system automatically replicates it on the most popular portals on purchase and sale.

Service already works with AUTO.AVITO.ru, Yandex. Car, Avtorambler, ABTO@mail.ru, CARS.ru and many others. In addition to Internet resources, the declaration of sale can be placed in social nets: Facebook, VKontakte, Twitter and YouTube. For all declarations uniform contacts of the seller will be specified, and in future comment of potential buyers from all social networks will be reflected in a personal account of the user.

History

In May, 2013 the Karbey service is started in work on the address www.carbay.ru.

In August, 2013 it became known that the QIWI Venture fund provided financing for Karbey. For August, 2013 Karbey already collected a pool of clients and base of partners for full functioning in the Russian market. More than 15 Moscow motor shows are connected to service. Creators are sure that until the end of 2013 this quantity will exceed 50 organizations, and by the end of 2014 they will take a level in 200 clients. Also founders of service think of expansion of geography of the presence. Entry into the markets of the CIS countries will become the first stage of scaling, including negotiations with potential partners in Belarus are already conducted.