WebBuy, a car buying platform for auto dealerships to use, has continued to find more growth throughout the last few years since they launched back in 2014.
Recently, WebBuy announced that the company will be merging with Webgrain, the software company that helped WebBuy developer their initial software offering which would evolve into today's modern platform.
According to Co-Founders of WebBuy, Steve Zabawa and Tom Murray, the merger of these two companies will take the company "to the next level." The merger finished in June and will provide a new set of developmental resources to WebBuy to begin using.
WebBuy also announced that Mike Ohman and Nick Britton, two former partners, to be their new Director of Technical Operations and Lead Developer. WebBuy also said that Webgrain's seven employees will be moved into WebBuy's headquarters.
WebBuy's Chief Technical Officer, Steve Dimock, previously was a partner at Webgrain before working with WebBuy to help grow and evolve their current product.
Dimock recently stated that WebBuy will continue working on their current slate of products, but will also be working to foster a smooth transition for Webgrain's current slate of clients and partners. Webgrain was started back in 2010 as a web development and design company focused on database and application creation as will as hosting services and SEO.
This new merger will help WebBuy boost their currently app and services as well as create new services according to Zabawa.
“With the additional development resources, we will bring new WebBuy products and services to market sooner and continue to meet the growing demand for an easy, transparent way to buy a car online,” Zabawa said.
Since the two companies have merged, Dimock stated that WebBuy has already found improvements including in client support and when developing new features.
“Our goal is to create the most complete, stable digital-retailing platform on the market,” Dimock said. “We are already providing one of the most flexible solutions available, and we are excited to use this merger as an opportunity to continue improving on our work."
“It has always been our objective to create a solution that appeals to dealerships, and we’ve done it. We have now accelerated our efforts to incorporate feedback received by dealers, our users, and internally.”
Dimock also stated that with a new development team will allow the company to improve their developmental push as they work to grow their client base.
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