Back Market doesn’t refurbish devices in the house. Instead, it partners with certified sellers and lets them list their items on the site. The startup requires a 12-month warranty in order to reassure sellers and sell on the platform. There are now 1,000 certified sellers using Back Market to sell refurbished goods. Refurbishment used to be a fragmented industry and Back Market is aggregating offer and demand on a single online platform. It is currently live in the U.S., France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Belgium, the U.K., and Austria.
ecoATM, LLC -- doing business as Gazelle -- is an eCommerce company founded in 2006 that helps people donate used electronic devices, such as cellular phones and mobile phones, smart tablets, and laptop computers. The company, in some instances, may offer money to consumers for used or broken smart devices.
Letgo is a company that provides a website and app that allows users to buy from, sell to, and chat with others locally. From its launch in 2015, the company charged for its services, earning no revenue, as part of its strategy to grow quickly. As of June 2018, the listing service remained free, but the app added a paid beta feature allowing users to place their sales items above organic search results.