Drive Motors builds ecommerce experiences for auto dealers. With the Drive Motors online checkout experience, car buyers can order directly from the dealership website, day or night, including financing, leasing, trade-ins, vehicle upgrades, and pickup or same-day delivery.
Drive Motors was founded in 2015, and is based in San Francisco, CA.
Matt Weinberg is the SVP of Consumer Experience at Drive Motors. With 20 years of leadership experience in the automotive industry, he has consulted for more than 100 dealer groups on internet sales processes and ecommerce and is a trusted advisor for Wards Auto Top 10 dealer groups, including Lithia, Asbury, and Hendrick.
In his free time, Matt likes to travel with his wife and 3 kids, play tennis, go hiking, and cheer on his favorite teams as a season ticket holder for NHL and NFL teams. He is also a self proclaimed foodie and beer connoisseur.
Aaron Krane is the CEO and Designer of Drive Motors, which he launched out of YCombinator in Winter 2016. Prior to that, he was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Khosla Ventures. Prior to that, he was the founder and CEO of Hitpost, a fantasy sports app developer acquired by Yahoo.
In his free time, Aaron likes to surf, help other startups, and think about surfing and startups.
Rune Hauge is the Head of Growth at Drive Motors and has extensive experience directing revenue growth in the e-commerce space. Prior to Drive Motors, he was the VP of Business Development & Partnerships at Preplay, an e-commerce software company, and has worked as a financial analyst for Nasdaq OMX and Shell Oil Company.
In his free time, Rune can be found hitting the slopes in Tahoe in the winter, or wishing there was more snow so he could ski in the summer too.
Propel Venture Partners is a venture capital firm focused on the intersection of technology and finance.
Y Combinator is a startup accelerator in Mountain View, CA. Companies include Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Reddit, et al.
Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm started in 2004 by Vinod Khosla, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems.