7 Automation Service Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start An Automation Service Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a automation service business:

1. AYH Consulting Ltd ($60K/year)

Founder Sami Abid came up with the idea for AYH Consulting Ltd while working in various jobs where he implemented technology systems to streamline operations. After gaining recognition for his work, he began offering his services on platforms like Upwork and Fiverr, eventually earning enough to quit his day job and focus on running his automation business full-time.

How much they make: $60K/year
How much did it cost to start: $500
Current team size: 1


I Make $6K/Month Helping Companies Automate Repetitive Tasks [& I Quit My Day Job]

AYH Consulting Ltd is a service-based business that helps automate businesses using low-code applications, bringing in an average of $6k/month, with a stable retainer income, offering a good customer experience, and considering diversifying its income stream in the future through digital products.

Sami started AYH Consulting Ltd over 3 years ago
Sami grew the business to $5K/month
It cost Sami $500 to start the business
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2. Gruntify ($3M/year)

How much they make: $3M/year
Current team size: 21


Bootstrapped to $3m, now raising to grow field operations management SaaS

Gruntify, an automation tool designed for fieldwork that combines geospatial, augmented reality, and real-time messaging technologies, has built its customer base organically and currently generates $250K MRR, ending the fiscal year with 25% more revenue, and hopes to raise $5M-10M to finance growth and expansion.

Igor started Gruntify about 8 years ago
Igor grew the business to $250K/month
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Learn more about starting an automation service business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start an automation service business?
-> Pros and cons of an automation service business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established automation service business

Other resources

4. Marketo Engage

Where they're located: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Website traffic: 1.17M/month


5. AHK

Die AHKs beraten, betreuen und vertreten weltweit deutsche Unternehmen, die ihr Auslandsgeschäft auf- oder ausbauen wollen. AHKs sind Institutionen der deutschen Außenwirtschaftsförderung.

Where they're located: Sare, Migori, Kenya
Website traffic: 270K/month


6. Camunda

Open source platform for BPMN workflow and DMN decision automation. Download now.

Website traffic: 230K/month