FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Proxibid Rings in its 100 Millionth Bid
Omaha, NE – September 16, 2014 – Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the world’s most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, has celebrated its 100 millionth bid. The 100 millionth bid was placed on Friday, September 12 at 1:32 pm Central during Deanco Auction Company’s Public Equipment Auction. Roy Rhoden, a long-time Proxibid buyer, has been recognized as the 100 millionth bidder.
“Celebrating our 100 millionth bid is a major milestone for Proxibid,” said Ryan Downs, President and CEO of Proxibid. “For more than a decade, our team has worked to provide buyers and sellers with a superior online commerce experience. Reaching our 100 millionth bid is a testament to the dedication our team puts forth every day.”
Proxibid was founded in 2001 to provide auction companies with the ability to webcast their auctions live online, enabling bidders anywhere in the world with an internet connection the ability to participate. Over the last 13 years the site has evolved into an online Marketplace, joining buyers and sellers of items spanning 15 asset categories with multiple transaction methods including live and timed auctions, instant purchase and make offer capabilities. More than $3 billion in inventory will pass through the Marketplace this year alone, further illustrating the strength of the Marketplace.
“We have been working with Proxibid since 2004 to bring our auctions to global online buyers,” said Donnie Dean, President of Deanco Auction Company. “Throughout the years Proxibid has proven to be a valuable strategic partner in our business, and we are excited to be part of this important milestone.”
The 100 millionth bidder was presented with a Vizio computer from Divvy, a Proxibid company dedicated to providing consumers with high-quality new and recertified consumer electronics.
“I am thrilled to be the 100 millionth bidder on Proxibid,” said Roy Rhoden. “I have participated in countless auctions on Proxibid over the years, and look forward to many more purchases in the Marketplace. Proxibid has become my preferred way to shop online for heavy construction equipment because of the selection, security of the Marketplace and customer support provided with every sale.”
Proxibid provides asset owners of all sizes and buyers with access to the world’s most trusted online Marketplace and selling solutions for excess inventory. More than $2 billion in inventory passes through Proxibid’s Marketplace annually in product categories that include heavy equipment; commercial and industrial equipment; real estate; fine art, antiques and collectibles and more.
Founded in 2001, Proxibid is headquartered in Omaha, NE with offices in New York and London. For more information about Proxibid, please visit www.proxibid.com.