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Unbundling Craiglist to Start FixMyCar
Prashant Salla created the mobile auto repair company FixMyCar by connecting mechanics with people who need their cars fixed on Craigslist.
This is another example of unbundling Craiglist to build a business. It’s a variation of the drop servicing idea where you sell services and have others do the work. Instead of digital services, FixMyCar focuses on local mechanics.
It’s a really smart idea. Instead of taking your car to a garage and paying high fees to a large company, a vetted mechanic comes to your home for much cheaper.
Business Opportunity: There are lots of opportunities to connect buyers and sellers of local services. Browse around on Craigslist to see what types of services people are purchasing. There must be other opportunities like FixMyCar.