New York-based MakeSpace has secured $17.5 million in funding to accelerate growth in their self-storage business.
The startup markets itself as a convenient alternative to traditional storage, by making it easy to access your items without ever taking a trip to the facility. MakeSpace offers competitive pricing and guarantees that the rates will never increase.
MakeSpace offers free pickups and same-day service through its iPhone app. Customers can also manage photos of their items via the app and can request to have select items delivered for $19.99 anytime.
“Consumers should never have to visit self-storage and never forget what’s in self-storage,” founder and CEO Sam Rosen tells TechCrunch. There is “opportunity to bring fair and great pricing” while “having access…