InterSchola

Selling surplus good for schools and public agencies, turning unwanted assets into cash

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US United States
Web http://www.interschola.com/index.php
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About the project Edit

InterSchola sells surplus goods for school districts and public agencies on the online auction site EBay. Bidders can buy anything, from old flight simulators, to computers, binders, trucks, etc.

Interschola handles the whole process. They choose what can be sold, get approvals from officials, list the items on Ebay and handle the transaction.

Interschola takes a 35% cut and gives the rest to the school or government agency.

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In what ways is this project unique and creative? Edit

What is the social value of this project? Edit

Interschola makes money with what schools and government agencies consider as cash. The profit made is given back to the school or agencies, thus generating an additionnal stream of revenue for those institutions. Moreover, this project is a perfect example of better, more ecological alternative to recycling.

What is the potential of this project to expand and develop? Edit

An initiative like this could be easily replicated where e-commerce websites are well established and used.

What was the triggering factor of this project? Edit

What is the business model of this project? Edit

Interschola takes a 35% share of the profit generated by the bidding of items.

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Interschola takes 48% of the profit generated by the bidding of item

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Interschola files for bankruptcy Nov-26-2014


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