Bellhops launches in Miami, San Antonio, and Tucson to bring easier moving nationwide.
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When Walter Carr's life was transformed by viral altruism this summer, he was a 20-year-old college student who regularly walked miles to work in Birmingham, Alabama, because his 2003 Nissan Altima constantly broke down. On the evening before his first day at Bellhops in July, Carr realized he'd have to walk 20 miles...
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The moving services startup has expanded to 31 metro areas, maintained near perfect levels of customer feedback, and secured $51 million in venture funding (the latest round, a Series C led by Advance Venture Partners and announced today, brought on $31.4 million). “It’s a big industry with very little technology...
Luke Marklin, CEO of the moving service Bellhops, learned that one of his employees, Walter Carr, walked twenty miles to a job site after his car broke down. It was his first day of work and he didn't want to miss it. Marklin gave him his car, to keep.
Did you hear about the guy who starting walking 20 miles to work and was rewarded with a car? Of course you did!
"The affordability for starting a business here is great, and the cost of living is better," Luke Marklin, CEO of Bellhops, an on-demand start-up for moving that operates in more than 50 cities nationwide, tells CNBC Make It.