Mail Digitization Startup Outbox Relaunches As Able, A Collaborative Small Business Loan Provider | Techcrunch

Before its public launch, Able has already loaned 40 growing businesses$5,000 to $150,000. Founded 2011 Overview Outbox digitizes your mail. Outbox will pick up and digitize your postal mail three times a week. Request any mail item and well deliver to you. Access your postal mail anywhere, anytime on your iPad, iPhone, or the web.
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Mail Digitization Startup Outbox Relaunches As Able, A Collaborative Small Business Loan Provider | TechCrunch

However, the team said at time that they werent done yet having raised a $5 million Series A round just last summer, the founders were going to focus their efforts on a new product, they explained. Now we know what that new product is: its called Able , a collaborative lender that helps small businesses get credit from friends, family and friends. Outbox, as a reminder, would collect and scan your postal mail on your behalf, allowing you to view it online. The service first launched in Austin before expanding to San Francisco in 2013. Though an interesting experiment, the company struggled to grow its user numbers, indicating there just wasnt enough demand for its service. So the team decided to shut down its operations earlier this year. The new company Able is not up-and-running at this time, but is expected to launch later this summer.
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