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This Man Is Revolutionizing the Storage Biz, One Bin at a Time MakeSpace is thinking outside the box when it comes to storage.

By Jason Daley

This story appears in the June 2015 issue of Start Up.

Courtesy of Makespace

In October 2012, Sam Rosen was traveling in Colombia when he got an emergency call. Superstorm Sandy had just hit the East Coast, and his girlfriend's apartment in Hoboken, N.J., was flooded. Rosen flew home immediately to help with the cleanup.

The couple salvaged as many possessions as they could from the condemned building and transferred them to a nearby self-storage unit. As they were about to head back to Rosen's apartment in New York City, he asked his girlfriend if she had her winter boots.

"We rummaged through all her stuff and couldn't find the boots she just packed away," he remembers.

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