"His company is called Fiix, and now a 24-year old is working on fixing himself. Khallil Mangalji just raised $1.8 million dollars for his tech company, Fiix..."
"24-year-old Khallil Mangalji is a happy guy. He just closed a $1.8 million round of venture funding for his two-year-old startup, Fiix, and got some good news about his health. The cancer tumor he's been fighting..."
"What would you do if you were about to graduate university with a heap of debt, but you also had a six-figure employment offer from a Silicon Valley tech giant? Most people would probably take the job, right? Zain Manji is a software engineer and one of the three co-founders of Fiix, a Toronto-based startup that promises to revolutionize the way we maintain and repair our vehicles..."
"What's different about Y Combinator is we put everyone together in a batch. And what that does is that makes everyone work together and help each other and strangely enough, when you have a bunch of people working really hard next to you, you work even harder."
"It provides this trust and transparency that a shop can't because everything's done in front of you."
"Getting your car repaired is not only costly, it’s frustrating. This is especially true when you have to leave your car in the shop for days at a time."
"At the click of a button, you can get a fully licensed, expert mechanic at your home to fix your car."
"Whether it’s sitting in the auto repair shop for hours, being overcharged or not having a repair shop close to home, getting cars fixed can be a hassle for many people. Last night on BNN’s The Disruptors, Toronto-based startup Fiix pitched its solution to these hassles..."
"Fiix is also hoping to fix what Mangalji calls a “broken relationship” between car owners and their mechanics by doubling-down on transparency. On the Fiix website, customers can pre-select specific repairs during their booking so they won’t have to worry about ‘mysterious issues’ popping up later. The site also features a cost calculator with job examples to avoid bill shock."
"Fiix is making the car repair industry more user friendly and transparent by allowing car owners to get a mechanic to their vehicle, when and where they want, without the need to visit a garage. They also offer instant, online quotes, to take the uncertainty out of repair bills..."