MakeSpace, a New York City-based new startup that provides on demand physical storage for people moving, traveling or who need more space, launched with $1.3m in funding.
Backers included Upfront Ventures, Lowercase Capital, High Peaks Venture Partners and Collaborative Fund.
The company, which plans to raise additional $200k through AngelList here.
Launched in New York City on September 26th 2013 by Sam Rosen, CEO, Adam LeVasseur, CTO, and Rahul Gandhi, SVP of Finance and Operations, MakeSpace provides people with an on demand storage service to store things while traveling, moving, or just want to make space at their home or office. A team member of the company delivers durable, reusable plastic bins or oversized cardboard boxes to a customer’s home or office which they can fill with the items he/she wants to store. Team then transports the item to a secure storage facility until the customer decides he/she wants them back. Customer’s belongings can be returned to them in as little as 24 hours for a fee (the service costs $25 a month for 4 bins, $6.25 per additional bin, free pickup).