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Bidnear is a local online marketplace designed to help users buy/sell used stuff easier and safer with price matching capability & ratings.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Longview, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2012
  • Employees 0
  • Website

Company Summary

Locals can buy and sell used items on We aim at helping buyers name their price to find great deals while making posting items easier for sellers. We think everyone has used items they would sell if offered a fair price. It is easy to post an item on Bidnear because sellers are not committed to a fixed price. Bidnear is made for buyers to name their price or "bid down". This makes finding and bargaining for a good deal easy and fun.


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    Thang C Tran
    Founder & CEO

    Thang graduated from UW with a degree in Chemical Engineering. His has 14 years of engineering experience in the paper industry. Thang always had the desire to be an entrepreneur and worked on a few business ideas part time in the past. Recently, he quit his job at GP to work on Bidnear fulltime. His responsibilities at Bidnear include: Prototype design and outsourcing development of MVP, Marketing, and Implementing Lean Startup Methodology.

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    Thien Van Le
    Product Development Manager

    Thien graduated in 2001 with a degree in Computer Science from UW of Bothell. His has 12 years of experience working in the IT industry supporting backend systems such as monitoring and maintaining servers. Thien is a co-founder and is currently working full time at Bidnear to manage product development.

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    Kimberly Nguyen
    Strategist / HR

    Kim graduated from UW with a Masters of Public Health Nutrition and Dietetics degree. She currently works at Tuality Healthcare as a Community Education Program Coordinator. Kim is a co-founder and working at Bidnear part time. Her responsibilities at Bidnear include developing and implementing company strategic plans, budget management and intern recruitment.


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    Robert Scott
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    BJ Boatsman