Supported by top tier silicon valley venture capital firms
Fueled by his passions for motorsports and technology, Ashot Iskandarian founded Shopmonkey in 2016. He noticed that the auto industry was underserved — lacking a modern, easy-to-use shop management system. Having worked at a number of software companies in Silicon Valley, he put his product management expertise to good use, creating Shopmonkey to help empower and enable auto shops to streamline and grow their businesses. Thanks to Ashot’s dream of a mobile, all-in-one solution, thousands of shops across the U.S. and Canada now trust Shopmonkey as their shop management software of choice.
Shopmonkey by the numbers
Headquartered in the Silicon Valley, we have a team of talented, smart, and humble people who have worked for some of the most recognized companies in the world. Our commitment is to serve our customers, which is why we pride ourselves in hiring the best talent regardless of their location to strategically grow a dynamic, globally distributed team.
Combining his passions for cars and computer programming, Shopmonkey CEO, Ashot Iskandarian, begins to take Shopmonkey from concept to reality.
On his birthday, Ashot quits his job in the tech industry to pursue Shopmonkey full-time.
Shopmonkey raises its initial seed round investment, kicking off a mission to help auto shops across North America thrive.
Shopmonkey + Maintenance for Moms
While in the beginning stages of Shopmonkey, Ashot and his wife, Annie, also founded Maintenance for Moms — a non-profit dedicated to helping single mothers with car maintenance and repairs. Inspired by their strong Christian faith, the Iskandarian family is committed to donating a portion of Shopmonkey’s profits to this deserving and underserved group of women - raising money and donating vehicles to help get them back on their feet, and back on the road.
Interested in joining the Shopmonkey team? We are always looking for hungry, humble, and smart individuals who are excited about transforming the auto repair industry.