Ibrahim Mesbah says he’s hoping to build the Amazon of buying and selling car parts in latest AZ Tech Podcast episode

Ibrahim Mesbah wasn’t planning to build a multimillion dollar company. While he worked at PayPal, he developed a passion for finding e-commerce solutions. He was helping a friends’ brother source auto parts a few years ago at a Honda dealership here in the Valley and he saw how complicated and inefficient the process was. From … Read more

Beepi partners with UBER for a ride home

Beepi, a leading peer-to-peer marketplace that allows customers to seamlessly buy and sell their car from the comfort of their home, has teamed up with Uber to give the first 100 sellers on the platform $350 worth of free rides home. The company rolled out this promotion in 14 cities, Phoenix and Tucson included, and … Read more

DriveTime to hire 650 employees with dozens in technology

Phoenix-based DriveTime Automotive Group, the nation’s largest used car dealer and financing company, plans to hire 650 full-time employees in Arizona over the next 12 months and dozens of IT professionals, according to the company. To house all of these employees, they are building a new corporate headquarters in Tempe, AZ, at the new Liberty Center at … Read more

Beepi expands to Phoenix – interview with CEO Alejandro Resnik

Buying or selling a used car is about as enjoyable as getting a tooth pulled. The process is such a hassle and can be so discouraging that many decide to just keep fixing their current vehicle. But it might be time to look again and find your next ride. San-Francisco-based Beepi, a leading peer-to-peer marketplace … Read more