Minnesota Tech Startup CheckNGN Creates Marketplace For Car Repair



Via St. Paul Pioneer Press

“According to the 2017 IBISWorld report “Auto Mechanics in the U.S.,” auto repair is a $63.8 billion industry, and that figure continues to rise.

Americans own more cars than ever before, and these cars need mechanics. Because of the expense required to maintain cars, it is important that consumers are able to find mechanics that they trust to perform any needed repairs.

Jacob Koelln created his company, CheckNGN, in order to connect consumers to a vetted and trusted network of mechanics, allowing them to post projects and accept bids from these mechanics and select the one that seems like the best fit.”

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  • http://thebigidea.com/ LittleDuke

    Q. How are you funding your business — organically, angel or VC investments?

    A. So far, we’ve had friends and family help with raising a small amount and are looking forward to finding some funding partnerships via MN Vest, which is a crowdfunding exemption in Minnesota for small businesses to raise up to a million dollars in capital. We are looking forward to an extremely rare opportunity to be one of the first through the exemption portals.