App/Tech business of the week- Stuck

23/02/2018 - 15:12

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Stuck offers flexible roadside assistance from local automotive experts.

The app developed by Greg Brown (left) and Brendan Stocks offers flexible roadside assistance. Photo: Attila Csaszar

What?

When you find yourself in need of roadside assistance but have no pre-arranged cover from your car manufacturer, auto club or other provider, it’s a hassle and can be expensive. Stuck changes that with on-demand, roadside assistance from local automotive experts. Stuck sends you roadside help at the tap of an app. No annual membership, only pay for what you need.

Where?

The mobile app is available on iOS and Android and via www.stuck.com.au  

Who?

Greg Brown and Brendan Stocks founded the business in 2016, deciding to use a local development team as so as to react quickly in response to feedback from the market.

The app has over 300 suppliers in five cities.

Quotation?

“Stuck offers an alternative for those who don’t want to become members, pay whether they use it or not and be locked in to annual subscriptions,” Greg Brown said.

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Self-funded to date, a web version will be launched before the end of February. This will allow motorists to log a job quickly and then download the app and monitor progress while the help is arriving.

The business is in discussions with a global group to bring insurance and claims management functionality to local motorists

Stuck is also seeking funds and local partners to take the expanded solution to other geographies.

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