Backpack

Best way to get stuff from around the world

LOCATION San Francisco, CA

COMPANY SIZE Less than 5

# OF ENGINEERS Less than 5

FUNDING $2M - $5M

REMOTE WORK OK? No

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

TAGS Sharing Economy, Marketplaces, Peer-to-Peer, Social Travel, YC Summer 2014

What do we do?

Backpack is a peer-to-peer marketplace to buy products from overseas. Shoppers buy foreign items by paying travelers a fee to carry the products.
Backpack is solving the problems of price difference and product unavailability and thus, minimizing the imbalances of global economy.

Our Founders

Fahim Aziz

CEO

Sakib Sauro

CTO

Our tech stack

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Python
  • Node.js
  • Amazon ElasticBeanstalk
  • PHP/Laravel
  • MongoDB
  • Javascript
  • React JS