Dawn Capital

Dawn Capital is an early stage VC firm based in London investing in startups across Europe. We support SaaS and FinTech companies that develop world leading technology to improve business value chains and productivity. We firmly believe that Europe will continue to produce strong global competitors in the technology field. Dawn typically invests in companies that are starting to scale internationally and are looking for operational support and capital. Dawn portfolio companies include among others: Gelato Group, iControl, Mimecast, Neo Technology, Showpad, iZettle and Wonga.

Learn more at: www.dawncapital.com.

Point Nine

Point Nine Capital is a Berlin-based venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in the areas of SaaS, marketplaces and mobile across Europe and North America. The fund and its managers have backed a number of highly successful SaaS companies such as Zendesk, Humanity, Clio and Vend from their earliest stages.

Learn more at: www.pointninecap.com.

The SaaStr Fund

The SaaStr Fund is a $70m venture fund that focuses on early-ish stage investments exclusively in SaaS/enterprise/B2B start-ups.

Our current and prior investments include Talkdesk, Algolia, raisednforestQA, Logikcull, Automile, Salesloft, Pipedrive, Greenhouse.io, Betterworks, Guidespark, as well as smaller investments in other SaaS leaders including FrontApp, Retention Science, AnyPerk, Influitive, etc.

Learn more at: www.saastrfund.com.

Justin Kan

Justin Kan is an internet entrepreneur. He is best known for founding Kiko, the first AJAX web calendar; Justin.tv, a live video streaming platform; Socialcam, a mobile video sharing app (acquired for $60mm by Autodesk in 2012); Twitch, a video game streaming platform (acquired by Amazon for $970mm in 2014); and Exec, an on demand maid service (acquired by Handybook in 2014).

He is currently a partner at the seed fund Y Combinator. He graduated from Yale University with a degree in Physics and Philosophy.

Niklas Zennström

Niklas Zennström is CEO and Founding Partner at Atomico. He is an experienced entrepreneur, previously co-founding and managing globally successful technology companies including Skype, Kazaa, Joost and Joltid.

Sam Nurmi

Sam Nurmi is an internet entrepreneur. Earlier founder of Pingdom, a leading monitoring company acquired by Texas based Solarwinds, Loopia a leading web hosting service in the Nordics. Sam Nurmi is currently on his third venture with Dooer.


Company History

2013

January

  • Automile is founded by Jens Nylander,CEO, and Felix Rosén, Lead Engineer.

November

  • Automile rolls out to beta users.

2014

March

  • Jacob Pontén joins as co-founder and appointed Managing Director for Nordics.
  • Hervé Soursou joins as co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer.

June

  • Automile Pro for the web launches publicly.

August

  • Automile Pro for iOS is released.

2015

February

  • Automile Pro for Android is released.

April

  • $5,000,000 raised in Series A funding from Dawn Capital and Point Nine Capital for explosive growth and to bring new products to market.

May

August

  • Automile rolls out a completely new version of the web platform.

September

  • Automile rolls out Automile Starter and Enterprise plans.

2016

January

March

  • Jay Krishnan joins as VP Marketing.

April

  • Automile rolls out Driver Identification and Tasks.

July

  • SaaStr Fund’s Jason Lemkin Leads $6,200,000 Investment.