Buying online has never been easier. As sophisticated retailers have optimized each step of the purchasing process for consumers, it’s almost too convenient to buy new things. However, selling, disposing donating and up cycling all of those things remains a problem. Items are not going the usual marketplaces (eBay, Craigslist), driving the self-storage industry occupation up to a 90% occupancy and 22Bn in revenue. And research shows that we are keeping, on average, more than $3000 on unused items in our homes. With just a picture, Gone prices, lists and sells your items, at the right price, in the right marketplace. Gone covers all of the pains of online selling, by providing a service layer on top of existing marketplaces and partners. It’s an algorithm-powered, concierge service, that sells your items, pick them up, packages them appropriately, and fulfills them. User got checks for up to $1.300 on their neglected belongings through Gone.
Some press named Gone “The Reverse Amazon”. CNN featured us as one of the “Five Austin Startups to Watch”. Our investors include some of the most knowledgeable funds in the Last-Mile, On-Demand Mobile Services space, like David Cohen’s Bullet Time Ventures (Investors in Uber).