NAME OF STARTUP: MX Locker – Online marketplace
FOUNDED IN: 2019
FOUNDER: Ryan Amoils
THE IDEA: What is the problem being solved by your startup / business?:
Users no longer feel safe and trust marketplaces such as Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, OfferUp. We have created a marketplace for a niche industry with the customer in mind.
We make it easy for users to find what they are looking for, and also make the selling process as easy as possible for users to cash in on their old gear, parts or dirt bikes. We have a safe and secure payment system where both parties are protected until the item is delivered.
THE FOUNDER’S STORY: When and how did you come up with the idea for the business?:
Graduated with a degree in marketing from University of Florida. Since high school, always bought and sold anything I could get my hands on. I took my passions of dirt bike riding and entrepreneurship and realized there was a much needed gap to fill in the industry to find a central location to buy and sell riding gear, bike parts and dirt bikes.
Throughout college, ran my own e-commerce store where I bought and sold riding gear. A month after graduating, I launched the MX Locker marketplace to allow other users to sell on our platform and we just launched a brand new website and mobile app May 21st.
WHO IS THE CUSTOMER: What is the typical profile of your target customer? Where would they be located?:
Adventure Sports Enthusiasts, Motocross/Dirt Bike Enthusiasts, Marketplace Tech
LESSONS TO SHARE: What 3 key lessons from your startup journey you’d like to share with aspiring entrepreneurs?:
MX Locker is redefining the way people buy and sell riding gear, bike parts and dirt bikes.
HQ City: Miami, Florida, USA
Website URL: https://mxlocker.com/
Number of Employees: 1-5
Company’s LinkedIN URL:: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mx-locker/