Gold Coast Founders: AutoGuru


The Gold Coast is home to some of Australia’s fastest growing digital and technology based businesses. We’re celebrating our local founders on the lead up to the Myriad Festival by sharing their stories through a series of mini documentaries in which we discover how the entrepreneurial journey began for each of the businesses, their successes, growth, future projections, and their thoughts on the changing Gold Coast business landscape and emergence of innovation as a key economic driver for the region.

Meet AutoGuru

AutoGuru is Australia’s largest online marketplace for booking automotive services through a network of thousands of customer-rated, local mechanics. Consumers can see upfront pricing, transparent inclusions and genuine customer reviews from a range of local service providers, empowering them to book a trusted mechanic with ease and confidence. As is often the case, founder, Eden Shirley was inspired to build the business following his own experiences trying to find a reputable mechanic in a new town. Eden shares his journey from initial concept to a high growth online marketplace that now generates millions of dollars in quotes for mechanical services every month.

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