Carcode SMS is our newest product and winner of Hackomotive 2014! was founded to help make the process of buying a car easier for shoppers and dealerships. We have a passion for making it easy for the customer and the dealer to share information, with an emphasis on making sure it is captured in the dealers CRM. Since 2010 has been building an industry leading automated QR code solution and mobile CRM companion for car dealerships.

What we do: builds and markets complete stand alone QR code solutions for car dealerships. also creates integrated QR code and mobile CRM companions for white label integration with established CRM and data distribution providers. If you have an idea for how we can increase the value of what you are already offering dealers please contact us today.

Who we are:

Nick Gorton, Co-founder - Nick has grown up in and around the automotive industry. Starting with his first job as a lot porter, to his degree in Automotive Marketing and Management from Northwood University he has a passion for the automotive industry. Having worked at retail in sales, F&I and sales management for 10 years he knows his way around a dealership. After completing his MBA from the Devos Graduate School of Management he helped found to help dealers across the country leverage mobile technology to sell more cars.

Steve Schwartz, CTO - Steve graduated from Kettering University with Bachelors of Science degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineer. Steve is highly involved in the open source software movement, having developed and maintained several popular open source projects. Among other projects, Steve is currently on the Ruby on Rails team maintaining a project that gets downloaded 10,000 times per day. In addition to being an accomplished programmer and web developer, Steve has presented and spoken at conferences and on expert discussion panels on topics including programming and software development, professional social networking, the viability of web-based business models, and student entrepreneurship. Steve also won the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award from GLEQ in 2008, as well as several other business plan and elevator pitch competitions in the midwest.

Prabode Weebadde, Chief Architect - Leads the development team. Prabode has more than 16 years of software development experience. He graduated from the University of Colombo with Bachelor of Science degree and obtained his MBA from the same university. Prabode is a certified Rational/IBM software consultant. His development team has more than 30 years of industry experience combined. The team specializes in the development of web and mobile applications.

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