Addison-Based PICKUP Successfully Raises Seed Funding
Company Offers On-Demand PICKUP Trucks and Creates Opportunities for Military and Firefighters in North Texas
ADDISON, TX (July 8, 2015) – PICKUP, the creators of the PICKUP – on demand delivery app, announces the completion of their seed fund round of $600,000. The company is now developing and releasing tools to automate the on-demand service.
PICKUP provides a unique service to consumers who need to pick up or move something on short notice and needs a pickup truck to do it. The company is bringing this experience to smartphones, while leveraging quality, local “good guys”.
“The core of the service is the caliber of Good Guys. The Company built a comprehensive screening and qualification processes to ensure Good Guys meet rigorous culture and capability requirements. Using pre-vetted resources was an early part of the strategy,” said Brenda Stoner, Founder and CEO. “We know that people who drive pickups are generally ‘good guys’. That’s why we are taking it one step further and seeking active military, veterans and firefighters to ensure we have the absolute best guys around.”
Another key part of the strategy was to create interesting, fun and lucrative work for the PICKUP Good Guys. PICKUP Good Guy and Army veteran, James Titus, commented, “After relocating to DFW, I needed some part-time income to help while I transitioned to a new full time job. PICKUP gives me flexibility to work when I want and as much as I want. It’s a win-win for both of us.”
“Early adopters have provided outstanding reviews with the service level they experience,” continued Stoner. “Trusted, verified, insured Good Guys are natural problem solvers, and they fill a unique need for businesses and consumers who need to move things at a moment’s notice.”
About PICKUP LLC:
PICKUP is an on demand service featuring good guys and their pickup trucks. No more renting trucks for moving or hauling large items, or asking to borrow a friend’s pickup truck. PICKUP brings this experience directly to your mobile device. PICKUP Good Guys are trust verified and insured for up to $20,000. The Good Guys are off duty firemen, military and veterans who are considered “good guys” that people would recommend. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Dallas. For more information please visit www.pickupnow.com or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.