The Rumgr Story
Dylan was moving out of his friend's spare bedroom, and came across a ton of stuff he didn't want to bring with him. Some of it was worth selling -- a TV, a microwave, -- not the kind of thing you'd give away or throw away -- so he started posting them for sale on Twitter and Facebook.
Gathering the troops
The responses were plentiful, and he started thinking, why not make this easier? Why not make a mobile app that would do everything for you? So he pitched the idea of a social, location-based "garage sale" app to sell your stuff and buy from neighbors at Startup Weekend Las Vegas.
Dylan soon got fellow Zappos developers Ray Morgan and Alex Coleman to commit to the project they helped build -- and "Rumgr" was born. In February 2012 the company launched with $500k in seed funding from Zappos executives Tony Hsieh, Fred Mossler, and Arun Rajan, as well as Andrew Donner of Resort Gaming Group.
Firing on all cylinders
Rumgr is based in Las Vegas and is part of the emerging tech community in newly revitalized Downtown Las Vegas. It is currently in head-down "let's build a great product" mode while also growing and supporting a strong community of buyers and sellers.