CurbStand Launches Android App
Empowers Android Users to Instantly Find, Pay and Tip for Valet Parking
LOS ANGELES, CALIF., May 5, 2015 – CurbStand, the first and largest valet parking network for consumers and operators that offers interactivity, seamless mobile payments and on-demand services, today announced that it has launched on the Android platform. Timed to the launch, CurbStand will be offering first-time Android app users free parking by way of a parking credit/promo code: Android. This development gives even more drivers access to the pioneer valet parking app.
The Android launch comes on the heels of significant growth and momentum for the Company. In the last nine months alone, CurbStand has appointed a CEO and bolstered its C-suite with the addition of a CFO and CTO. The Company reintroduced its iOS consumer app and launched a companion valet app that enables attendants to communicate directly with their consumers, as well as run their parking operations more efficiently. CurbStand also acquired Curby, an enterprise valet parking business, and raised $3 million in additional funding.
“This is an important step forward in the expansion of our company,” said Serge Gojkovich, CEO of CurbStand. “We’ve taken the hassle out of valet parking and are thrilled to roll out our services on Android so that everyone can now experience the cashless and on-demand convenience of CurbStand.”
CurbStand is ushering in a new era for valet parking, combining ‘mobile-first’ innovation, real-time communication of valet parking availability and cashless payment, including tips. The Android app fuses a familiar CurbStand interface with on-demand features that take advantage of the new platform.
CurbStand is able to offer such on-demand add-ons, including ‘Request Car’ – its newest feature that allows a which allows the user to notify the valet attendant for car pick-up, as a result of its ever-expanding network of partnerships with parking operators and businesses across the U.S., especially in cities like Los Angeles and Miami. Other CurbStand markets include: Ft. Lauderdale, Dallas, Austin, Houston, Boston and Denver.
“CurbStand has experienced substantial success on the iOS platform and we’re looking forward to delivering the CurbStand experience that our users love to the Android community. Moreover, we expect to continue our momentum and roll out additional features to further establish CurbStand’s position as leading the parking on-demand economy in offering both accessibility and luxury,” continued Gojkovich.
CurbStand continues to add numerous new valet locations at top restaurants and other businesses, having amassed more than 400 stands with the addition of 5-10 new locations each week. CurbStand already serves as the preferred valet service for various celebrity events, including two of socialite Paris Hilton’s parties and the Bel Air wedding of a “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” family member. The Company has also introduced the convenience of valet parking to popular destinations and events including Runyon Canyon in L. A. and South Beach in Miami.
To learn more about CurbStand’s services, visit CurbStand.com. The free Android app is available for immediate download in the Google Play store.
Founded in October 2013, CurbStand is an investor-backed startup based in Los Angeles, California that is introducing a mobile payment and specialty services platform for the valet and parking industries. Leveraging cutting edge technologies, CurbStand is delivering a cashless, concierge-style valet experience for customers to find, pay and tip for parking and for businesses and their valet companies to better manage their parking. Restaurants, events and other businesses interested in offering the seamless CurbStand valet experience should email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.CurbStand.com for more information. Follow CurbStand on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and download the iOS app for free via the iTunes store and the Google Play store.