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No More Dark Alleys: Swappa, A Better Way to Buy and Sell Used Phones

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Kelly Scanlon

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Meet Ben Edwards, the man behind Swappa, a user-to-user marketplace for gently used mobile devices... Swappa was founded in 2010 by Edwards, a long-time software and mobile developer who joins host Kelly Scanlon on this week’s episode of Smart Companies KC

The inspiration for Swappa sparked when Ben had trouble finding a good source for test devices for Android development projects. Turning to eBay and Craigslist proved perilous and time-wasting for buying mobile phones. Blacklisted phones, junk devices, inefficient communication, and downright fraud plagued the antiquated marketplaces.

Knowing there had to be a better way, Ben created Swappa

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