CarsDirect Targets Former Chrysler, GM Dealers
JUNE 11, 2009
El Segundo-based CarsDirect , the online automotive shopping and information site owned by Internet Brands, said Thursday that the firm will offer free online used car inventory listings to the unfortunate Chrysler and General Motors franchise dealers who were recently terminated by those auto brands. READ MORE>>.
Zag: "Strongest Sales So far This Year"
JULY 7, 2009
Painter was previously CEO of CarsDirect, and is now involved with such firms as TrueCar and SharesPost. READ MORE>>.
Zag Gets Investment From USAA
FEBRUARY 5, 2009
USAA did not provide financial details behind the investment. USAA has been offering Zag's services to its members since 2007. READ MORE>>.
SharesPost: Sales In Escrow, New Research
JULY 13, 2009
Brighthouse is a technology incubator headed by both Brogger and Scott Painter, who also co-founded Zag and CarsDirect. The firm--which launched in early June--also said that that it now has offers to sell Facebook, Tesla, XDx, eHarmony, and LindenLab shares, as the firm's marketplace starts to gear up. READ MORE>>.
SharesPost Launches Private Equity Marketplace
JUNE 16, 2009
SharesPost was founded by Greg Brogger; the firm is one of the companies incubated by Scott Painter and his BrightHouse incubator; Painter is the former CEO of CarsDirect, currently founder at Zag, and has been quietly helping to fundraise and incubate a number of local startups through BrightHouse. READ MORE>>.
Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?
Both Sides of the Table
MARCH 17, 2010
Scott Painter , founder of CarsDirect has created two new generation LA startups (Zag and TrueCar, both backed by GRP Partners). Los Angeles.