Trusted.Sale a Finalist for Best B2C Startup

ATLANTA, Release: September, 28, 2018. For Immediate Release.

Trusted.Sale is proud to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in the Atlanta Startup Awards.

The Atlanta Startup Awards is an annual event honoring the top local startups. There are 8 awards in total, with categories including: Best B2C Startup, Art of the Pivot, Best Social Impact Startup, scrappiest Startup, Best B2B Startup, Best Growth Stage Startup, Community Influencer Startup and Equity Champion Startup.

The Trusted.Sale platform is vying for the Best B2C Startup award. This award will recognize a startup that provides a product to consumers and has achieved significant milestones over the past year. The Trusted.Sale platform has been ranked among the top 3 startups in this category.


“We are honored to be ranked among the top 3 contenders,” says founder, Paul Brobson, “We’re proud of the work that we are doing to help ensure private party sales are safe and beneficial for all parties involved and we believe that there is a huge of opportunity for continued platform expansion.”

In order to determine the winner, the Atlanta Startup Awards have opened a vote to the public. Of the companies selected for the finals, the company that receives the most votes will be honored as this year’s winner. 

Winners will be announced on Sunday, October 14. In order to cast your vote, visit

About Trusted.Sale – Trusted.Sale is an organization dedicated to facilitating safe interactions and transactions. Trusted.Sale’s anti-fraud, anti-scam transaction platform enables buyers and sellers to safely transact with confidence. Trusted.Sale enables safe-selling in all peer-to-peer purchase environments - including, but not limited to, classified ads, online marketplaces and mobile apps.  To learn more, visit Trusted.Sale or follow Trusted.Sale on Twitter and Facebook.

Venture Atlanta Lists Trusted.Sale Among Most Promising Startups

ATLANTA – September 20, 2018. Trusted.Sale’s peer-to-peer transaction platform has been ranked among Atlanta’s 34 most promising technology startups by Venture Atlanta.

“After poring over hundreds of applications from promising companies, this year’s list of participating companies was the hardest yet to select.” said Ned Hill, managing director, technology banking at Square 1 Bank and the Venture Atlanta 2018 company selection chair.   

The Trusted.Sale platform is the first end-to-end transaction platform for the private sale of vehicles. The platform strives to make private party sales safer with added benefits for both buyers and sellers. To do so, Trusted.Sale verifies the verifies the identification of the buyer and the seller and manages the exchange, creating a secure cashless transaction.

The Trusted.Sale Certified Pre-Owned program is the first of its kind for private party vehicles, providing private buyers with additional assurance on their purchase. In addition, the platform allows buyers to finance purchasing.

“Trusted.Sale is designed to make private vehicle sales safer and more secure - including those transactions that stem from online marketplaces and classified ads.  Our platform is built to empower buyers and sellers, while maintaining their safety,” said Paul Brobson, founder of Trusted.Sale.

Since its inception, Venture Atlanta has served as a launchpad for many successful companies, including Acculynk (acquired by First Data), Clearleap (acquired by IBM), Cloud Sherpas (acquired by Accenture), JouleX (acquired by Cisco), Kabbage, RazorInsights (acquired by Athena Health), Roadie, Rubicon, SalesLoft and Silverpop (acquired by IBM).

“We’re excited to support these carefully chosen 34 startups as they share their plans and vision as well as build the connections they need to fuel their future growth,” said Jason Ferguson, Atlanta district manager of Insperity, the sponsor of Venture Atlanta Startup Showcase.

To learn more about Trusted.Sale, visit Trusted.Sale.

About Trusted.Sale – Trusted.Sale is the first anti-fraud, anti-scam peer-to-peer transaction platform dedicated to facilitating safer interactions and transactions. Trusted.Sale’s secure transaction platform enables trust between buyers and sellers allowing them to safely meet and transact with confidence. Trusted.Sale enables users to qualify potential buyers in all peer-to-peer purchase environments - including, but not limited to, classified ads, online marketplaces and mobile apps.  To learn more, visit Trusted.Sale or follow Trusted.Sale on Twitter and Facebook.

About Venture Atlanta

Venture Atlanta, Georgia's technology innovation event, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country's top-tier investors. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit