What year did stock StockX come out?

The startup company was founded by Dan Gilbert, Josh Luber, Greg Schwartz, and Chris Kaufman starting in 2015, and launched in February 2016.

How did StockX begin?

Stockx was founded in 2016 by Josh Luber, Greg Schwartz, Dan Gilbert and Chris Kaufman. Luber was a big sneakerhead at the time and came up with the idea of designing a big search engine for sneakers. This would have all models listed and sellers and buyers could easily buy or sell their pairs.

Why is it called StockX?

Josh Luber built sneaker marketplace StockX to be a ‘stock market of things. ‘ It worked. Then, he got replaced and decided to stick around.

Why is StockX so successful?

Part of StockX’s success is due to the popularity of streetwear and StockX’s creation of a trusted resale marketplace where goods are authenticated reducing the risk of counterfeit products or fraudulent payment. Today StockX is valued at $3.8 billion.