From the spotless leather seats to the smell of a new car, most of us approach test drives with the excitement of a first date. The potential problem? When we get caught up in the romance and possibility, we sometimes forget we’re really searching for a long-term partner.
Been meaning to sell your car and want to get a better deal with no hassle? No worries — we’re here to help. And, this week, Shift and Uber are joining forces to change the way you get around Los Angeles.
We sat down with Mikey Lintz, one of our awesome engineers, to find out why he joined Shift.
Buying or selling a car, especially a used car, is usually a pretty terrible experience. It’s inconvenient, time-consuming, and plagued with uncertainty. For years, consumers have been getting a raw deal. And little to nothing has been done to change the process. Continue reading “Craigslist Creeps vs. Car Concierges”
It’s a great time to be here at Shift. We just announced our Series B, have continued to hire smart and talented people, and feel confident in our product.
We’re using technology to fix a broken system, from the bottom up, and are providing an exceptional customer experience.
TIME magazine agrees. Check one reporter’s experience with Shift here. Continue reading “TIME Magazine takes Shift for a spin”
Earlier today, we announced that our company has raised a $50M Series B financing led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from our Series A leads DFJ and Highland Capital Partners, as well as DCM Ventures. Continue reading “Next steps at Shift”
We sat down with one of our Car Enthusiasts, Ed Yuen, to talk Shift, cars, and company culture. Continue reading “Ed Yuen”
We recently opened our new flagship office in San Francisco’s historic Castro district. To celebrate, we hosted more than 100 guests from tech developers and CEOs to local media and venture capitalists. It was incredibly rewarding to see our office buzzing with colleagues, friends and family.
Continue reading “Talking On-Demand Economy”
Building Shift over the past 18 months has been an experience of a lifetime, both challenging and rewarding, but we’re doing this because it’s so desperately needed. I see a broken $1.2T car market that has gotten away with doing the bare minimum for its customers. We, the consumers, deserve better. Continue reading “The Road Ahead”