Mobile Wholesale Club Promises No Membership Fees and Fast Delivery
NEW YORK – October 7, 2013 – Mobile warehouse club app Boxed, the brainchild of Zynga NY veterans, is bringing its m-commerce platform to Android. The company is also announcing Owen Van Natta, former Facebook COO and Former Amazon VP of Worldwide Business, as an investor. Boxed allows users to purchase and schedule delivery of wholesale household necessities through a streamlined mobile app.
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Boxed offers customers the affordability of warehouse goods combined with the convenience of mobile shopping, with the added benefit of fast delivery and no annual fees. With over 400 products in its warehouses, Boxed offers shoppers all the items they need most in bulk and delivers them to their doorsteps in as little as one day. Boxed’s founder and CEO Chieh Huang previously sold his gaming company, Astro Ape Studios, to Zynga in 2011 and served as director at Zynga NY until leaving this year to start Boxed.
“Boxed is committed to providing consumers who might not have the time or the ability to visit a wholesale store with a seamless shopping experience from anywhere,” said CEO Chieh Huang. “By expanding to reach Android users, we are able to help significantly more people save themselves time, money and a headache.”
Boxed recently raised $1.1M in funding through Social Starts, ENIAC Ventures, and Bessemer Venture Partners. Former Zynga COO David Ko leads the company’s board of advisors. Boxed launched on iOS in August on the East Coast and will be expanding to the West Coast later this fall.
Boxed is a mobile-commerce company that offers the discounts of warehouse club shopping with the convenience of doorstep delivery. Created by a team of mobile industry veterans, Boxed is dedicated to providing its customers with an accessible, hassle-free way to access warehouse club savings. With no annual membership fees and 1-2 day delivery, Boxed combines wholesale savings with the convenience of mobile commerce. For more information, visit http://www.boxed.com.
Bethany Hill, TriplePoint for Boxed