Zapper buys unwanted stuff, no hassles and no funny business. Interested individuals send their stuff for free and Zapper willsend you cash in return… it’s really that simple. Zapper is company that deals in books, CDs, DVDs & games, Lego, mobiles, electronics, gift cards and a host of many other things.
Zapper was launched in November 2011 by the serial entrepreneurs Ben Hardyment and Mat White. Zapper initially started as a book-trading website for charities, recyclers and businesses.
The British public have disowned their hardbacks for Amazon’s kindles, traded their CDs for ipods, and swapped their collection of DVDs for Netflix membership. However, the old dusty objects hidden in boxes beneath beds are potentially valuable — every household could be sitting on hundreds of pounds and this is what Zapper looks to harness through this franchise.
Investment received from Dragons’ Den: £250,000 for 30% of the business