Car Dealers Company Investment Opportunity in New Zealand

Mobile app for automobile industry in Malaysia and New Zealand, requiring investment to launch business.
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Operating at break even
Car Dealers + 1 more
New Zealand + 1 more
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6:50 AM Hong Kong
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USD 600 thousand for 9.0% stake (Native Currency: HKD 4,500,000)
Reason: To finish developing the final version of the mobile application and to hire a sales team to begin o... View More
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Business Overview

- A mobile application for the automobile industry.

- This a very exciting opportunity especially with the current Malaysian car market and also a great opportunity in New Zealand.

- We are in the pre-revenue phase.

- The working prototype of the application has been developed, by third-party developers.

- The first six months will be set up, pre-launch expenditure with income stream starting after month six (planned launch).

- The app acts as a bridge between car showrooms and used car dealers, when an individual wants to trade in their old car for a new car.

- Typically when an individual wants to purchase a new car, they trade in their old car and the amount received goes towards the purchase of the new car. The showroom from where the customer wants to buy the new car, will have to contact a middle-man who will further contact multiple used-car dealers in order to purchase the old car from the customer. The middle-man charges a high commission on the transaction which is further levied on the customer.

- For example - A customer with a Toyota, now wants to purchase a BMW. He goes to the BMW showroom and wants to trade in the Toyota. BMW showroom contacts a middle-man who further contacts multiple dealers to purchase the Toyota.

- Our application aims to cut out the middle-man. The BMW showroom can now put up the Toyota car with all the required information on the application. A notification will be sent to all the car dealers. The car dealers then go into a 15-20 minute bidding war and the highest bidder gets to purchase the car.

- The commission our mobile application will charge will be considerably lower than that charged by the typical middle-man connecting showrooms to used car dealers.

- The increased value achieved for the trade-in, gives the customer a better result, more peace of mind that they get the best deal and more likely to proceed with the transaction.

- Ideally we will be launching this application in the Malaysian market initially and are targeting to on-board 900 used car dealers within the first year. Launching in New Zealand is an option as well.

- The funds will be used to finish developing the final app and to hire a sales team to begin on boarding used car dealers in Malaysia.

- Annual turnover at 12 months after launch is predicted as US$4.5M (using the most conservative estimates), US$7.8M at 24 months from launch and US$14.5M at 48 months from launch.

- Turnover projections are based on securing only 30% of the potential market by year five.

- ROI after 12 months trading conservatively projected at 300%. There is also the opportunity for the investor to increase their share to 15% (at 12 months from launch) at the same share value as the original investment.

- Business Owner originates from New Zealand, is currently based in Hong Kong and has a Automotive Industry specialist consulting business established through APAC. Has strong experience in the world of business, specialising in the motor industry.

Products & Services Overview

Mobile application for the automobile industry, helping connect showrooms to used-car dealers.

Once established, open up also to the public as a means of conveniently realising best value for their used car.

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