Wednesday, September 16, 2015

"Failed Techie Commuter Startup Is Selling Its Luxury Buses"

From Wired's Startups do the Darndest Things column:
ONCE HOPING TO offer a fancy alternative for well-off commuters, the San Francisco luxury bus startup Leap filed for bankruptcytoday. And, according to this auction site, it will soon be selling its remaining buses to the highest bidder. 
On the site, Leap advertisestwo buses with descriptions that hearken back to the company’s original dream. Each bus is packed with “leather passenger seats,” “reclaimed wood walls,” “display refrigerator,” “flat screen TV,” and “a marble concession counter.” 
The starting bid? Five bucks each.
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