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BabyQuip is the leading baby gear rental service and marketplace with the mission to help families “Pack Light, Travel Happy” while providing our Independent Quality Providers a rewarding opportunity to build a business on our platform.

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World Class Net Promoter Score


Sunset Magazine Travel Awards 2018: Best Travel Hack for Parents

Red Herring: Top 100 North America Winner 2018

G-Startup Worldwide: Top 10 Startups, Silicon Valley 2017 Top 100 Startup of the Year Semi-Finalist 2017

Fast Facts

Launched as Babierge in May 2016, the company changed its name to BabyQuip in July 2018.

BabyQuip is lead by Fran Maier, co-founder and first General Manager of, and Founder of TrustArc (formerly TRUSTe)

BabyQuip got started in Santa Fe, New Mexico, by Co-Founder Kerri Couillard. (Kerri left the company in late 2017 but is still a great fan!) Santa Fe is Fran’s hometown.

BabyQuip opens new markets weekly. Most markets have more than 1 Quality Provider.

Strategic partners include HomeAway, Destination Hotels, Kid & Coe, and UrbanSitter.

Typical orders include a full-size wooden crib, car seat, stroller and a large toy and book package.

BabyQuip has closed $2.5 million seed as of mid 2019. Participating investors include Startup Capital Ventures, Quake Capital, Rostrum Capital, and Stanford-StartX Fund.

Fran Maier on Wikipedia