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July 25, 2016

Savannah, GA – Mark Bruemmer, Founder and CEO of eXcesS Capacity announces a prototype of the eXcesS Capacity online marketplace platform is available for review.

“We are developing an online marketplace platform for businesses trading idle, or underutilized, resources. We are leveraging Sharetribe, an open source marketplace software provider, to develop our marketplace business model in Savannah”, he said. He broadened his vision by stating, “The model we develop here should be portable to other markets in the US and around the world”.

To access the eXcesS Capacity marketplace

1. Go to

http://xscapacity.net

2. Click on the “Marketplace” menu item

3. Click the “Grid View”.

This paths you to the xscapacity.sharetribe.com prototype marketplace website where you may

  • navigate the site
  • filter listings by listing type, category, and custom fields
  • sign up to join the eXcesS Capacity marketplace community
  • create a marketplace profile
  • view items for rent and purchase in either grid, list or map view
  • click on items for rent or purchase
  • initiate a request as a Buyer to either rent or purchase an item
  • link to an item availability calendar
  • review item specifications
  • share an item via Social Media on Facebook and Twitter
  • comment on items
  • contact members directly via email messages
  • link to transportation services such as haulers, insurance, etc.
  • initiate a debit or credit card payment authorization via PayPal as a Buyer (to be accepted by the Seller within 3 days)
  • accept a PayPal payment by the Seller from a Buyer
  • review transaction status dispositions via email message history
  • rate a Seller or Buyer after the rental is returned
  • post a new item (after signing up as a member, submitting business credentials and being confirmed by the marketplace Administrator)
  • upload photos directly from a smartphone into an item
  • add links to videos when posting an item
  • follow any member of the eXcesS Capacity marketplace
  • send feedback to the marketplace Administrator
  • send invitations to new users to join the marketplace
  • view the marketplace in English, Spanish or German
  • and other features

Please send us feedback on your experience. We want to learn how to improve your marketplace experience. It will definitely help us in introducing eXcesS Capacity to the world.

eXcesS Capacity, founded in 2016, is an online business-to-business marketplace platform for businesses trading idle, or underutilized, resources. Owners list their underutilized resources, such as cargo space, equipment, machinery, personnel, real estate, vehicles, etc., in the xscapacity marketplace, buyers search for resources they want, connect with owners, authorize payment to rent or purchase the resources, transfer the resources and rate each other when either the rented resources are returned or the purchased resources are received. Visit XSCapacity.net for details.

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April 12, 2016

Savannah, GA – Mark Bruemmer, graduate of Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center Startup Bootcamp, delivered a 5 minute pitch for eXcesS Capacity, an online marketplace platform for businesses trading idle, or underutilized, resources, to a panel of 2 judges and audience at The Chromatic Dragon.

“We are developing our minimum viable product for the $40 Billion US heavy construction equipment rental industry using the open source Sharetribe marketplace platform”, he said. “Sharetribe enables sellers to list resources for rent or sale, buyers to search for resources they want, to correspond with sellers, and to facilitate payment transactions between sellers and buyers. After resolving payment transactions sellers and buyers may rate each other”.

Mr. Bruemmer fielded questions from judges Clegg Ivey, a Savannah based entrepreneur with a background in IP/antitrust law and computer programming, and Greg Nicholson, an Atlanta based media and technology entrepreneur and venture capitalist.

eXcesS Capacity, founded in 2016, is an online business-to-business marketplace platform for businesses trading idle, or underutilized, resources. Owners list their underutilized resources, such as cargo space, equipment, machinery, personnel, real estate, vehicles, etc., in the xscapacity marketplace, buyers search for resources they want, connect with owners, authorize payment to rent or purchase the resources, transfer the resources and rate each other when either the rented resources are returned or the purchased resources are received. Visit XSCapacity.net for details.

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March 4, 2016

Savannah, GA – Mark Bruemmer, an Entrepreneur competing in the Service-Based category, delivered a 3 minute pitch for eXcesS Capacity, an online marketplace platform for businesses trading idle, or underutilized, resources, to a panel of 6 judges and the audience gathered at the Creators’ Foundry for FastPitch 2016.

“Our initial vertical market under the broad umbrella of businesses having excess capacity”, he explained “is the $40 Billion US heavy construction equipment rental industry”. Furthermore, “Our marketplace platform provides owners of heavy construction equipment additional revenue, gives contractors convenient, affordable access to that equipment and helps the community through sustainability by increasing utilization of existing resources”.

Here are links to a photo and a video of Mr. Bruemmer’s presentation.

eXcesS Capacity, founded in 2016, is an online business-to-business marketplace platform for businesses trading idle, or underutilized, resources. Owners list their underutilized resources, such as cargo space, equipment, machinery, personnel, real estate, vehicles, etc., in the xscapacity marketplace, buyers search for resources they want, connect with owners, authorize payment to rent or purchase the resources, transfer the resources and rate each other when either the rented resources are returned or the purchased resources are received. Visit XSCapacity.net for details.

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