Dropbox buys startup Sold, shuts down easy-sales service
The cloud storage company acquired the company, which aimed to make it easier for people to sell their products online.
Sold itself is sold.
Dropbox has acquired the startup that aimed to make it easier for people to sell their stuff online. It automated the process of setting a price and handled selling, shipping, and payment, but that service now will be shut down, the company said on its Web site.
What's next under Dropbox's ownership is unclear.
"We decided that the move to Dropbox couldn't be better -- their road map includes exciting new experiences which align perfectly with our ethos of creating products that positively affect people," the Sold team said on its Web site. "Going forward, the Sold team will continue working together to build these experiences, shaping the future of Dropbox for their 200M strong user base. It's an opportunity too good to pass up."