Here are a few recent mentions of Closetbox in the news.
Colorado Business Magazine
Closetbox saw a problem and an out-of-the-box solution, and began to offer an easy way to rid homes, garages and basements of unneeded clutter and collectibles that make a house look filled to the brim. Bulky items in the backyard or settled on the porch should also be removed and put into storage.
Closetbox, a national full-service storage company currently serving 65 U.S. markets, announced today that it will bring its innovative valet storage model to the five boroughs of New York City. A more cost-effective option at approximately half the price of other full service storage companies in the area, Closetbox is offering free pick-up in NYC, making it easy for residents to free up space in their lives without lifting a finger or transporting anything.
New York Business Journal
The latest company to take the “self” out of self-storage has arrived in New York City. Closetbox is a two-year old startup that provides hoarders with a valet option for their belongings. Gone are the days of venturing out to find available storage units.
Wall Street Journal
Inside Self Storage
The company also intends to invest in new technology. “We’re going to roll out some great technology that will differentiate us from the rest of the storage market and drastically change the customer experience,” Mollman said. “Our proprietary logistics platform is powering advancements in our ability to better deliver our service.”
Self-storage operators could do a better job of listening to their customers, said Marcus Mollman, founder and CEO of Closetbox, which is fresh off of raising $5.5 million in a round of funding that ended March 22.
Built in Colorado
Using Closetbox’s website, consumers with too much stuff (who don’t want to get rid of it all) can schedule storage services on-demand. Along with their funding round, Closetbox launched in the Bay Area this month, too.
Closetbox, a Denver, Colo.-based provider of concierge storage services, raised $5.5 million in funding.
With another venture capital round in the bag, a Denver storage startup has surpassed $10 million in investment. Founded in 2014, Closetbox closed a $5.5 million round March 22, according to a recent SEC filing. Closetbox picks up costumers’ belongings, then stores and retrieves them on demand.
KDVR Channel 2
Marcus Mollmann– CEO and Founder of Closetbox – shows us things we should throw and away and what we can store.
Orange County Register
Having twins made creating extra space at home twice the challenge for Marcus and Katy Mollmann. With each of them juggling a baby, he said, “We just didn’t have the time or ability to lift a heavy piece of furniture off our floor.” The hassle of lugging their stuff around, packing it up and hauling it away to be stored sparked an entrepreneurial idea: Uber-izing self storage.
Morningside College senior Josh Doering, a business administration major from Hubbard, Iowa, will receive the $5,000 Closetbox Entrepreneur Scholarship after being selected from among 120 applicants nationwide.
KTIV Channel 4
Josh Doering of Hubbard, Iowa received the Closetbox Entrepreneur Scholarship. Doering was selected for his work on Seed Slide, which allows farmers to safely open and unload large seed boxes. The Closetbox scholarship is the latest honor Doering has received for his entrepreneurial efforts with Seed Slide.
Inside Self Storage
Achieved seven times its growth year-over-year and expanded nationally to reach 70 percent of the U.S. population, with service in 40 of the top 50 metro areas.
Closetbox, a full-service storage company headquartered in Denver, announced today that Josh Doering, a student and entrepreneur attending Morningside College, will receive the $5000 Closetbox Entrepreneur Scholarship. As entrepreneurs themselves, Closetbox believes that education is vital for young minds, especially entrepreneurs, and started this scholarship to keep tomorrow’s business leaders in school as they continue to grow their startup companies.
Nevada has been on our radar for some time. Las Vegas was the obvious starting place where we knew we could immediately deliver value. Today, we serve the greater metropolitan area including Henderson, North Las Vegas and Boulder City. We plan to expand from there.