So, Amazon is killing it. Tell me something I don’t know, right?
We are so excited to announce that BoxKnight has been featured in the July 4th copy of the Montreal Gazette! Check out the link above to read the full article. Many thanks to Jacob Serebrin, the piece's author, and Allen McInnis, the photographer.
Even the Hudson Bay Company, who is celebrating their 347th birthday this year, is struggling. They just announced that they would be laying off at least 2000 retail employees in an effort to relocate spending on the online shopping experience.
In the regular, non-startup world, the word “disrupting” tends to have a negative connotation. The teenager in class who is disruptive is a distraction. The disruptive forces of an earthquake are destructive. The movie-goer speaking loudly throughout the whole film is disruptive and literally the worst. A disrupting startup, however, is groundbreaking.
Whether you’re buying a studded leather jacket from Nastygal, hand crafted Harry Potter wand replicas from Etsy (don’t judge) or textbooks from Indigo, BoxKnight is there to make sure you never miss another delivery.
In 10 weeks, we went from an idea to a company. Our API is finished. We have real retail partners and paying customers. A functioning website, and soon, a personal delivery service.