YourParkingSpace.co.uk, the UK’s fastest growing car parking marketplace, has teamed up with Parkhound, Australia’s Number 1 car parking marketplace. The deal follows hot on the heels of YourParkingSpace’s UK partnership with NCP.
They say the key to growing a modern business is collaboration, and now two start-ups from across the world, both focused on car parking, have teamed up to support their rapidly growing businesses. YourParkingSpace.co.uk, the UK’s fastest growing car parking marketplace, has partnered with Parkhound, Australia’s leading car parking marketplace, to support their rapid expansion plans.
Parkhound, which matches drivers with parking spaces sourced from local residents and businesses, has been using YourParkingSpace.co.uk’s expertise and technology to strengthen their core capabilities for a variety of key product augmentations. Parkhound Co-founder Rob Crocitti said that strong experience was a key benefit of collaborating with the UK business, “We can now tap into the vast knowledge that the YourParkingSpace.co.uk team has in implementing this technology at scale, at over 250,000 parking spaces across the UK.”
Parkhound Co-founder Michael Nuciforo added, “Working with YourParkingSpace.co.uk has allowed us to quickly and easily implement new enterprises in Australia that have been proven in the UK”, he continued, “We have also started to share some of our key insights and will be progressing with co-trialling some of our new features in the UK market.”
Harrison Woods, Managing Director of YourParkingSpace, says working with Parkhound is a great thrill for the company. “We love solving problems for businesses and are really enjoying the ongoing collaboration with Parkhound. We relish the fact that we are helping Australia’s Number 1 car parking marketplace expand and assist more drivers in finding affordable parking."
Parkhound, which has grown rapidly in its 18 months of operation, has recently integrated YourParkingSpace.co.uk technology to deliver an improved monitoring and support system for commercial car parks. Mr Woods added “We’re both in the sharing economy space and this partnership is what it’s about, sharing resources in order to maximise our growth and optimise the customer experience. We’re looking forward to a long and successful relationship with Parkhound as we both strive to bring parking into the digital age”.
Founded in 2006, YourParkingSpace.co.uk is an online marketplace that features driveways, private off-street parking spaces, lock-up garages and, significantly, spaces from commercial car park operators. In the past 12 months YourParkingSpace has raised £250,000 in seed investment, signed a 15-month partnership with NCP, and began offering hourly and daily pre-booking at car parks and parking spaces nationwide.
Parkhound is an online community where members can easily exchange and lease parking spaces with other drivers. Residents and business earn money and drivers get a cost effective and hassle free parking experience. Having launched in 2013 they’ve become the leading parking marketplace in Australia.