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Website71lbs.com
Blog71lbs.wordpress.com
Twitter@71lbs
CategoryAnalytics/Big Data
Phone(954) 400-7194
Employees5
Founded3/2011
DescriptionAnalyze and Save on Shipping Costs

Offices

Office
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Suite 1212
Chicago, FL, 60654
USA
Fort Lauderdale
7900 Nova Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33324
USA

People

CEO

Funding

TOTAL $375k
FUNDING TOTAL $375k
Angel, 3/2012
Mark Friedgan
Kevin Henrikson
Seed, 6/2012
Excelerate Labs
Pritzker Group Venture Capital
$75k
Seed, 1/2013
$300k
Seed, 1/2013
OCA Ventures
$75k

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71lbs

71lbs helps small and medium businesses save money on shipping by providing analytics and reporting tools to help businesses understand their costs.

We have been in the parcel shipping business for decades. We have shipped thousands of packages, negotiated many shipping contracts, and also worked for the major parcel shipping carriers. After all of our time in the industry, we have become all too familiar with the differences of their shipping services, their strengths and also their weaknesses.

We bring all this experience to help you. We have used all that what we know to simplify shipping for you. We help you understand your shipping costs. We help you save money on shipping.

Recent Milestones

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    71lbs — Mashable writes about 71lbs (8/22/13)
    Posted 9/8/13 at 6:48am via mashable.com
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    71lbs — Forbes article on 71lbs (8/1/13)
    Posted 8/28/13 at 5:25am via forbes.com
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    71lbs — Business Week writes about 71lbs. (7/1/13)
    Posted 8/28/13 at 5:25am via businessweek.com
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    71lbs received $75k in Seed funding. (1/8/13)
    Posted 7/16/13 at 5:58am
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    71lbs received $300k in Seed funding. (1/1/13)
    Posted 10/28/13 at 3:47am
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    71lbs received $75k in Seed funding. (6/1/12)
    Posted 8/30/12 at 1:45pm via techcrunch.com
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    71lbs received in Angel funding. (3/20/12)
    Posted 9/25/13 at 4:02pm
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    71lbs added Jose Li as CEO. (1/1/10)
    Posted 5/25/12 at 12:30pm
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    71lbs added Chris Terry as CTO.
    Posted 5/25/12 at 12:30pm

Videos

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Interview of Jose Li, CEO & Founder of 71lbs

Added: 1/8/14
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Video

Added: 10/28/13
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Bloomberg video on 71lbs

Added: 1/8/14

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Above: 71lbs Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 9/9/13

Sources

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  2. Chicago’s Excelerate Labs Graduates Ten Startups (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  4. OCA Ventures [edit]
  5. Business Week article on 71lbs (businessweek.com) [edit]
    Forbes article on 71lbs (forbes.com) [edit]
    Got there a minute late? (mashable.com) [edit]
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