Here are a few recent mentions of Closetbox in the news.
The Denver Housewife
As a busy mom trying to keep up with four kids, I’m always on the lookout for ways to save time and money. I recently learned about Closetbox, a service right here in Denver that can making your family’s life so much easier when it comes to moving and storage. Whatever life transition you’re going through, Closetbox can help.
Full-service storage company Closetbox kicked off the New Year by expanding into 10 new markets – bringing the total number of cities it serves across the United States to 88. Overall in 2017, Denver-based Closetbox saw a 28 percent increase in cities served and now operates 206 locations in 38 states and Washington, D.C.. The company plans to continue expanding in 2018.
Built in Colorado
In our 50 Startups to Watch in 2018 list, we’ve hand-selected 50 Colorado-based tech companies — all five years old or younger — that are poised for great things in the year ahead.
Fast-growing Closetbox said a new $7.3 million investment will help the Denver startup promote the full-service storage business that is now available in 88 markets nationwide. The company has spent much of its three years in rapid expansion mode feeding on a niche many people deal with: having too much stuff.
Startup Closetbox recently raised a $7.3 million Series A round, bringing its total amount of funding to $19.8 million.
Baton Rouge Business Report
Baton Rouge is one of 10 new markets for the company, which has 206 locations in 88 cities. The company hopes to be operating in the majority of the U.S. by the end of this year.
Built In Colorado
Denver-based Closetbox is on a mission to make the changes of life a little easier, and for the second time in less than a year, they’ve closed a major round of funding to help them fulfill that goal.
Inside Self Storage
Closetbox recently added 10 new markets in nine states to its service area. The markets are Baton Rouge, La.; Canton, Ohio; Central Pennsylvania; Chattanooga, Tenn.; Durham, N.C.; Huntsville, Ala.; Jackson, Miss.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Tulsa, Okla.
Pennsylvania Business News
They’ll pick it up, they’ll store it and then they’ll bring your items back. Valet storage company, Closetbox has expanded into 10 new markets including central Pennsylvania.
Colorado Country Life
Published: January 2018
To avoid the nuances of traditional storage facilities, give Closetbox a shot. They will come to you, pick up the items you want stored and bring them to a secure storage unit. When you want any or all of your items returned, give them a call and they’ll bring them right back to your doorstep.
By leveraging technology to utilize excess capacity on shipping trucks and in warehousing facilities, Closetbox has been able to lower the cost of full-service storage to the point where it’s comparable to the monthly cost at most self-storage facilities.
Insight on Business
Recently Closetbox opened in the Des Moines Metro. Here we talk to founder Marcus, from his Denver office on our Newsmaker Line, about how he and his wife developed this idea, his national expansion and who fits into the idea of Closetbox.
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.