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Sidewalk District

Sidewalk District is an online marketplace for local independent retailers allowing consumers to browse and shop brick and mortar stores anytime, anywhere.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2013
  • Employees 2
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Company Summary

Sidewalk District is an online marketplace for local independent retailers which allows consumers to browse and shop local boutique, home décor, gift, pet and bike stores anytime, anywhere – from a phone, laptop or tablet. Sidewalk District's revenue model incorporates subscription & transaction fees for e-commerce as well as a SaaS model for monetizing retail partner advertising.


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    Janelle Jolley

    Janelle is the CEO and Founder of Sidewalk District. Her journey in becoming a tech founder began when she decided to pursue a Masters of Public Policy at Georgia State University. When she moved to Atlanta, she had no idea where to shop. She thought that was a problem worth solving. She then realized after figuring out where to shop, that shopping at a local store was still extremely difficult. Thus began the journey of Sidewalk District.

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    Josh Stover

    Josh Stover began his career as an IT consultant working on various government and private sector online projects with a small firm in Ohio. His entrepreneurial drive brought him to Atlanta, Georgia to open up a professional recordable media distribution company, Blue Media Supply, with the help and support of VSA, Inc in 2004. Over the past five to ten years he has successfully built Blue Media to be one of the nation’s largest B2B distributor

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    Umair Kamal

    Umair has had a long career in software development and web services with several consulting companies here in the United States.


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