Cratejoy

Start your own subscription e-commerce business

LOCATION Austin, TX

COMPANY SIZE Between 25 and 50

# OF ENGINEERS Between 10 and 25

FUNDING $5M - $10M

REMOTE WORK OK? No

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

TAGS E-Commerce, E-Commerce Platforms, Subscription Businesses, Web Hosting, YC Summer 2013

What do we do?

Cratejoy is the only all-in-one platform for starting your own subscription commerce business. We help people start the subscription business of their dreams. On top of that we've got the only subscription commerce marketplace for consumers to find and buy subscription boxes and gifts. The things we build make a huge difference to people's lives. We're about 30 people, mostly engineers and product people. We take great pride in all the work we do. Our #1 value is: Crate Pride - which to us means we only do work we take pride in.

Why join us?

1) We're helping create thousands of new businesses all across the world. We're literally changing lives every day - Cratejoy matters intensely to those founders. You will feel that every day when working at Cratejoy - people care a lot about what you're doing, and you're not at all removed from the impact of your work. You feel it.

2) We're creating a new market of subscriptions that previously has never existed - not just taking a small piece of an existing market. We're in a position to capture 100% of that market too, not just a small piece of it - oh and all of the revenue is recurring. You will lock up pre-IPO stock in this company.

3) Working at Cratejoy is intensely rewarding - the team is tight knit and experienced. You'll learn more here in 6 months then you'll learn elsewhere in 4 years.

4) We're growing 30% month over month by every single metric, and are already making millions of dollars.

Our press coverage

www.forbes.com/sites/zalmiduchman/2015/09/10/subscription-box-startups-are-the-newest-craze-thanks-to-cratejoy-you-can-launch-yours-today/
http://www.wired.com/2014/10/next-big-thing-missed-startup-makes-easy-launch-dollar-shave-club/
http://www.fastcompany.com/3044527/most-creative-people/from-socks-to-sex-toys-inside-americas-subscription-box-obsession
www.nytimes.com/2015/08/13/business/smallbusiness/subscription-box-start-ups-on-the-rise.html
http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/12/03/a-start-up-that-helps-owners-build-a-website-for-a-subscription-business/
http://venturebeat.com/2014/10/14/cratejoy/

Our Founders

Amir Elaguizy

CEO      

CTO of MarketZero, sold to Zynga in 2011. I'm a product guy and an engineer. I love what I do.

Alex Morse

CTO      

Chief nerd, sold my last company to Zynga. I build beautiful software.

Our tech stack

  • PostgreSQL
  • Python
  • Amazon EC2
  • Amazon S3
  • Redis
  • backbone.js
  • Amazon RDS

Our investors

  • CRV
  • SV Angel
  • Y Combinator