What Are Valet Parking Apps?
Valet parking apps are the newest trend in mobile parking technology. What do they mean for your business?
These companies are making parking more convenient for drivers by sending valets directly to them upon request. Drivers’ cars are then parked without any interaction with lots or garages.
Before debating if valet apps are good or bad for the off-street parking industry, let’s take a look at some of the top companies out there.
For a complete rundown on valet parking apps, view our publicly visible Valet Parking Apps Spreadsheet.
Valet App Company Overview – Everything You Need To Know
Here are the biggest names in valet parking apps. If you operate facilities in New York City, San Francisco, Seattle or Boston, pay attention! These companies are already operating in your area.
1. Luxe Valet
|Tagline||“A parking spot in your pocket.”|
|Investors||Google Ventures, LightSpeed, RedPoint, Sherpa, Various|
|Cities of operation||San Francisco|
|Founder||Curtis Lee, Craig Martin|
Read about Luxe’s launch and funding announcement here.
Oracle Open World 2014 is this week! Use Luxe to skip the downtown parking stress and we’ll take care of the rest. pic.twitter.com/d2VvHEXz7J
— Luxe Valet (@luxevalet) September 28, 2014
|Tagline||“Never park again.”|
|Cities of Operation||San Francisco (SoMa, Financial District, Hayes Valley) and Seattle|
Read about Zirx’s funding announcement here.
|Tagline||“Best way to park your car and be free.”|
|Investors||AngelPad, Aslanoba Capital, various|
|Cities of operation||New York City – Midtown, Yankees Stadium, Airport|
|App||iOS & Android|
Read about Valet Anywhere’s start at JFK Airport in New York.
— ValetAnywhere (@val8me) October 28, 2014
|Tagline||“Your parking taken care of.”|
|Cities||San Francisco (SoMa/Mission and Financial District)|
|Founder||Hamza Ouazzani Chahdi|
Learn more about Vatler’s San Francisco launch here.
— K.C. Kim (@mygadgetsite) August 13, 2014
|Tagline||“Parking in San Francisco: Solved.”|
|Investors||Base Ventures, TenOneTen Ventures|
|Founder||Niko Ralf Cunningham|
6. SpotLight Parking
|Tagline||“Valet at your fingertips.”|
|Cities of Operation||Boston|
|Founder||Michael Miele, Joseph Prince|
Get more details about SpotLight Parking’s role in the Boston parking market here.