OfferUp is an e-commerce platform that primarily focuses on facilitating buying and selling items locally, similar to Craigslist. The company has also introduced a nationwide shipping option for sellers, directly competing against eBay. The company uses an image-based product offering page, and is designed for ease of use and the ability to post quickly. The company also offers Facebook integration to indicate to buyers if they have connections to the seller, and uses TruYou to verify and validate users via their driver's license. Currently, the company has 42 million users and has raised capital from prominent investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Warburg Pincus, T. Rowe Price, and Tiger Global.
OfferUp was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in the Seattle area.
How OfferUp Works To Safeguard Both Buyers And Sellers
PYMNTS.com - Dec 3, 2018
OfferUp CEO On Making Marketplace Authentication Smarter
PYMNTS.com - Nov 30, 2018
One Arrest Made in Fort Worth 'Offer Up' Murder of Mother of Five
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Nov 16, 2018
He lured her with a PlayStation on OfferUp, then shot her in front of family, police say
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Nov 14, 2018
Tech Moves: OfferUp hires its first CFO from eBay Americas; Porch adds CMO and two VPs; and more
GeekWire - Sep 18, 2018
OfferUp raises $39 million and wants $111 million more to take on Craigslist and eBay
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) - Aug 14, 2018
OfferUp Aims To Raise $150M On Heels Of Letgo's $500M Raise
Crunchbase News - Aug 10, 2018
OfferUp is raising a ton of cash as it battles Craigslist, eBay, Facebook and others
GeekWire - Aug 10, 2018
OfferUp Raising $150 Million in Fresh Capital
WSJ - Aug 9, 2018
Woman allegedly robbed St. Pete man at gunpoint during OfferUp meeting
ABC Action News - Jun 6, 2018
Two robbed in Tualatin after responding to ad on OfferUp
KPTV.com - May 28, 2018
Mobile marketplace OfferUp goes national
Retail Dive - May 3, 2018
OfferUp amps up marketplace battle with eBay and Craigslist, adds new U.S. shipping feature
GeekWire - May 1, 2018
Local marketplace OfferUp takes on eBay with launch of nationwide shipping
TechCrunch - May 1, 2018
OfferUp went head to head with Craigslist to build a following. Now it’s going after eBay to build a business.
Recode - May 1, 2018
OfferUp Rolls Out Shipping Option
Pymnts - May 1, 2018
PD: Woman's phone taken during OfferUp exchange in Phoenix ...
ABC15 Arizona - Mar 1, 2018
Letgo Takes On Facebook Marketplace And OfferUp
Pymnts - Jan 23, 2018
*Based on Preferred Stock Price, OfferUp does not have a stock symbol since it is currently private and is yet to have an IPO.
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