New Zealand startup Parkable, which enables drivers to find and pay for a parking spot via an app, has acquired Brisbane outfit Park Genie.
Share with Oscar connects drivers looking for parking to residents who have a car spot available, with residents able to share their spot for as little as an hour.
Australian startup Admyt, founded by Jordan Wainer, is looking to provide shopping centres of the future the means to be able to provide a ‘windows up’ car parking experience for their clientele.
Your Parking Space, based in the UK, and Australia’s Parkhound are two apps doing similar things on different continents. Put simply, they’re like Airbnb for that very precious, often expensive city commodity: the parking space.
The internet has recently been abuzz with bitcoin tell-tales; and more and more startups are recognising the need to keep up with this technology trend. The latest startup to incorporate cryptocurrency into their payment system is Parkhound – an Australian-based online marketplace that connects drivers seeking parking spaces with local property owners who have spaces to spare.
Driving around in circles trying to find a free parking space is bad enough as it is without being fined when you’ve accidentally gone a few minutes overtime. The soon-to-be-launched mobile app, ParkMeApp not only helps drivers avoid fines, but notifies them of available parking spaces should they need to move to a different spot.