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MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings

Original story at TechCrunch• 25 mentions • 6 months ago

TechCrunch 6 months ago

 
If you live in New York, you’ve seen the subway ads. MakeSpace wants to free your apartment of clutter. And now the self-storage startup is getting $30 million to execute on their vision. This follows another $17.5 million raised last year. Venture capitalists from 8VC, Upfront Ventures, Harmony Partners and Summit Action believe that there’s a $30 billion market opportunity for clothing and furniture storage, and that startups like MakeSpace will continue to take their share of it.Celebrity investors like Carmelo Anthony and Nas have also bet on MakeSpace. “The growth has been impressive,” said Mark Suster, managing partner at ...
 
 
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21 Apr
Andre Charoo @acharoo
Amazing to have seen this story from inception. Congrats @sir! "@MakeSpace raises $30MM to take on Public Storage" https://t.co/tNQDOei55K
21 Apr
Micah Rosenbloom @micahjay1
Well done @sir MakeSpace raises $30MM to take on Public Storage https://t.co/EvNi6gKHad
21 Apr
EL @columbiaentprog
Big congrats to #CBSalum @rgandhi10 & the @MakeSpace team on their latest $30M raise! https://t.co/AU6rC1M1FK
21 Apr
Mr. DIY @diy_website
Top Diy story: MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings | TechCr… https://t.co/5tBRd7PUOD, see more https://t.co/Jwjf4hMJMi
20 Apr
Harold Deeming @i4harold
Top #StartUp & #VC story: MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings… https://t.co/jHEfNJzaFO, see more https://t.co/4j75ocfeHf
20 Apr
Ben Kessler @kessler
So impressed with @sir and team's drive to innovate in the storage space with focus on great experience. https://t.co/u8Yt32i5R4
20 Apr
Business Ventures @Gates_Ventures
Top story: MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings | TechCrunch https://t.co/sf7aCtA967, see more https://t.co/fArOKGBAKf
20 Apr
Lennie Jarratt @ljarratt
MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings - https://t.co/EO9SjzxjD2
20 Apr
Tyler Winklevoss @tylerwinklevoss
RT @winklevosscap: .@MakeSpace raises $30 million to take on Public Storage via @TechCrunch https://t.co/ysNmVGoBlE
20 Apr
△CBM△ @CBM
User for life! @MakeSpace raises $30MM to take on Public Storage https://t.co/of6fioGpN7
20 Apr
ashton kutcher @aplusk
MakeSpace growing one box at a time #i https://t.co/ZMoudnIVfq
20 Apr
Katie Roof @Katie_Roof
RT @TechCrunch: MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings https://t.co/4l8ZfIY1zq by @Katie_Roof
20 Apr
David Rosen @dhrosen
RT @ajv: Congratulations to the team! - MakeSpace raises $30MM to take on Public Storage https://t.co/1EXSgHP8zT #proudinvestor
20 Apr
Tim O'Reilly @timoreilly
I've always loved this company. It completely re-envisions the storage industry using today's technology https://t.co/SATPZw1P3u
20 Apr
AJ Vaynerchuk @ajv
Congratulations to the team! - MakeSpace raises $30MM to take on Public Storage https://t.co/1EXSgHP8zT #proudinvestor
20 Apr
Jeremy Fisher @jeremyhfisher
Bullish on @MakeSpace, which just raised $30MM to take on Public Storage https://t.co/61lyGLitN7 congrats @sir!
20 Apr
Dharmesh Shah @dharmesh
MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings | TechCrunch https://t.co/AAj83HATrC (brilliant idea -- I'm a #happyinvestor)
20 Apr
Pascal Rossini @pascalrossini
MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings https://t.co/sOpeSs5w1w https://t.co/hJqNwC5pQF
20 Apr
Jorn Buhring, PhD @JornBuhring
MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings https://t.co/ylliylNlnw https://t.co/djDB40xSVd
20 Apr
T.Alc @Thomasalcaraz
MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings https://t.co/1uSR8lU2rV https://t.co/U0fjLnM1z9
20 Apr
StrictlyVC @StrictlyVC
MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings https://t.co/E74iHTVd4q
20 Apr
Nick Chater @nick_chater
MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings https://t.co/3zgjiM9tq9 #EdTech
20 Apr
TechCrunch @TechCrunch
MakeSpace raises $30 million to store your belongings https://t.co/4l8ZfIY1zq by @Katie_Roof