French carmaker acquires majority stake in Autobutler

PSA Group, Europes’ second biggest carmaker behind the brands Peugeot, Citroën and DS — has acquired a majority stake in auto-repair marketplace Autobutler. Autobutler, founded 6 years ago by Christian Legêne and Peter Zigler, lets car owners get car repair quotes online from garages in Denmark, Sweden, U.K. and Germany, thus bringing greater transparency to […]

Autobutler Dominating the German Market

We love it when Oresund-born startups make it big overseas: this time its Autobutler, the Danish digital platform for auto repairs and winner of the award for Best Startup of 2014, has taken Germany by storm, as reported by Trendsonline.dk. Over the course of one single year, Autobulter has become the fastest-growing German workshop portal […]

Autobutler wins startup of the year award

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year nominates companies once a year. It is the biggest award of its kind in the world and competition is fierce. The winners are selected among 814 competitors. Autobutler won in the category “Best Danish Start-up 2014”. The motivation from the jury was: “Autobutler has a unique digital business within a […]

#cphftw Town Hall 4 – A Great Event!

Yesterday it was time for #cphftw Town Hall meet-up #4. This was by far the best event in the series, and also the different – in a number of ways. 1000+ people in Christiania The setting was something uniquely Copenhagenesque – the venue was inside the free town of Christiania, in ‘Den Grå Hall’. Having […]

Autobutler joins up with eBay

eBay launches the eBay Motors Werkstattportal in Germany in cooperation with startup Autobutler, who has specialized in online comparisons of garages Denmark and expanded to Germany, Sweden, and UK. The portal enables users to obtain quotes for car repair and maintenance and combines price comparisons with extensive information about the garages – creating transparency in […]

Startup Village officially opened – #svlaunch

On friday the official opening of the Startup Village Copenhagen took place. Startup Village has been in the talks since before the summer, and most startups have actually already moved in during the summer. But last week was the official opening. Above you can see the some footage of the opening ceremony, where Zenia Francker […]

Autobutler receives 3rd investment from three important VCs

Exciting news from Autobutler, Danish digital platform for auto repairs! Just recently the company has received its third investment, reports TrendsOnline. Massive money inflow of 43 million DKK (5.8 million euro) is coming from Autobutler’s previous investors Dawn Capital and Creandum and a new investor Index Ventures. This investment will help Autobutler to further advance […]

Geist: Experienced entrepreneurs give 10 rules to the government

A new initiative to help more startups reach international success has been announced. The program, initiated by the Danish government, has support by some of the most successful recent startups. Called Geist, the entrepreneurs have given the Danish authorities 10 recommendations which should enable them to better help startups. The aim is that more startups […]

Copenhagen Startup Village revealed!

There really is something brewing in Copenhagen! Founders House, an invite only co-working space, has for long been the most known startup palces in Copenhagen. This week it was announced they will move to a new location. But this location will not just be a much larger and grander Founders House – it will also […]

Jesper Buch invests in Autobutler

TrendsOnline and Berlingske Business report that Jesper Buch, founder of JustEat, invests in Autobutler, a price comparison site for automobile repair shop. The sum has not been disclosed, but is reported as being in the 6 digits area (€) and being Jespers biggest investment so far in any company. Autobutler has already expandet beyond their […]