Gone, the app that helps you sell your old crap, has announced the acquisition of FOBO and former marketplace company Yardsale Inc. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Gone launched back in June of 2014 to change the way you sell your old junk. With Gone, you simply take a picture of the item, put in some quick info about it, and Gone handles the rest. Through algorithms, the service… Read More
After 2 Months, Gadget Marketplace App FOBO Has Hit A Million-Dollar Run Rate. This Video Shows Why.
It’s been just about two months since FOBO launched its local marketplace app for consumer electronics. But already, the app has proven wildly successful in its home market of San Francisco, where it’s pushing a $1 million run rate and spreading just by word-of-mouth. Read More
By now you probably know that Craigslist sucks as a way to sell stuff. You have to contend with spam emails, buyers who promise to purchase your goods but flake, and people who show up then try to haggle down the price after the fact. But somehow, no one has figured out a way to make it better or provide a real alternative. Well, there’s a new app out called FOBO that aims to solve all… Read More