Taking on a $60 billion Unicorn: The Story so Far with Car Next Door Founder

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How would you like to raise $5M in just 4 years including $300,000 from Shark Tank investor Steve Baxter?

Will Davies, co-founder of Car Next Door has truely managed to concur the sharing economy with over 40,000 bookings and turning over $270k each month. 

This talk will cover How to Thrive in the Sharing Economy - A Guide to Competing with the Unicorns

  • How to get on Shark Tank and secure $300k 
  • Rapid growth and scaling your team
  • Securing strategic partnerships

The peer-to-peer car sharing start-up Car Next Door, just completed its latest round of funding with a valuation of $12.5M, after it raised $2.5M from Caltex Australia as a strategic partnership helping them grow on a much bigger scale. 

If you are at all interested in the sharing economy - then you will not want to miss this talk. 


6:00PM - Networking, Food & Drinks
7:00PM - Fireside Chat with Will Davies, Founder of Car Next Door
7:40PM - Audience Q&A
8:00PM - Networking & Drinks continue

Will's Bio

Will is the CEO and Co-Founder of Car Next Door. Will, with his co-founder Dave, launched the Car Next Door pilot in Bondi in December 2012, and have since grown their network to 430 cars being shared by 16,000 borrowers across Sydney and Melbourne. 40,000 bookings have taken place on Car NextDoor and it turns over more than $3M a year. Along the way they've tested and transitioned through 3 different technology solutions, developed their own custom peer-to-peer car sharing platform, built their team to 20 people and raised over $5M of capital.

Before launching Car Next Door, Will founded and managed Scope Lending, a mortgage broking business, which he built it to a team of 19 and sold in 2008.


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