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Buckets
Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States United States
Founded in: 2015
Stage: Revenue generating
Number of employees: 1-5
Short URL: vator.co/buckets
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Buckets

The College Marketplace
Startup/business
Columbus, Ohio, United States United States
http://bucketsosu.com
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Company description

College life is driven around community - Buckets exists to capture this community. At it's core, Buckets is an mobile marketplace exclusive to a college students. Our vision is to provide a safe, easy to use online service for college students to buy and sell things to each other such as tickets/textbooks/couches/TV's/etc. Each University will have their own feed that you need a valid university email address to sign up on.  



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Team
  • Cameron Leids
    Cameron Leids | Founder
    President and Co-Founder at Buckets. Current student at The Ohio State University
  • Finn Fuller
    Finn Fuller | Founder
    CEO and Lead Developer of Buckets - The College Marketplace.
  • Asher Leids
    Asher Leids | Advisor
Business model

Making it easier for college students to buy and selll things to each other on campus using a simple and easy to use mobile app

Competitive advantage

College students need many things that traditional marketplaces such as Amazon and Craiglist fail to capture.  That is why students resort to using Facebook groups to try and buy and sell their items on campus.  unlike Facebook, Buckets allows it users to filter through and search for items they are looking for to find them faster.  Also, for student ticket exchange, we are going to allow students to just take a picutre of their tickets and transfer to other students without having to meet up.