Meet Phobio, the Atlanta startup tackling e-waste with a device trade-in software

Phobio, LLC

March 11, 2021


Atlanta startup Phobio wants to give consumer electronics a second life.  

Maybe even a third, fourth or fifth life, said CEO Stephen Wakeling

Phobio produces an electronics trade-in software, which enables companies to take back old electronics such as phones, tablets and laptops and resell them in other markets. It also handles any repairs.

Phobio’s revenue doubled in 2020 because the pandemic meant more people needed personal electronics to work remotely. As the economy worsened, they sought refurbished devices or traded in old devices to save money…