BufferBox Ending Standalone Service, Closing Down Pick-Up Locations And Rolling Into Google

Waterloo-based BufferBox, which was acquired by Google in November 2012, is shutting down its standalone service. The company sent an email to members today alerting them to the news, stating in no un

Swapbox Lands $800K To Take On Google’s BufferBox And Amazon’s Lockers

San Francisco-based startup and Y Combinator Winter 2013 class member Swapbox has raised $800,000 in seed funding, led by Tony Hsieh's Vegas Tech Fund investment vehicle and including Fuel Capital, YC

Google’s BufferBox Expands Its Shipping Kiosk Service For Parcel Pickups To San Francisco

Last year, Google acquired Waterloo-based startup BufferBox, which provides shipping locker service to make it easy to get things delivered reliably even when you're not sure where you'll be when they

Google’s BufferBox Installs Its First U.S. Pick-Up Station At A Coffee Shop In The Heart Of San Francisco

At the beginning of the month, we broke the news that Google’s acquisition, BufferBox, was planning on setting up shop in the Bay Area. Today, it’s clear that this wasn’t just a plan

Google’s Bufferbox Move To The Bay Area Didn’t Surprise Swapbox, Which Remains Focused On Scaling

Who knew that package delivery would become a hot space, especially when it involves installation of physical lockers? Last week, we uncovered that Google’s recent acquisition, Bufferbox, was pl

After Being Acquired By Google, Shipping Service Bufferbox Is Preparing A Bay Area Launch

Bufferbox, the Y Combinator company based in Canada that aimed to fix all of the issues that we have with receiving packages, has started to tease out a San Francisco Bay Area launch. Google acquired