Elevator (elevatorspaces.com), a co-warehousing startup, announced its seed round of $1.7 million to launch its first location. Participants of the raise include Black Dog Ventures, Nelnet, and the Nebraska Angels. Elevator raised capital to renovate their space, develop logistical capabilities, and grow its team. Elevator was co-founded by Shannon and Emiliano Lerda.

Elevator is a modern concept in warehousing that combines the best parts of co-working with warehousing to serve entrepreneurs that sell physical goods. The company offers warehousing space, private offices, and flex storage on month-to-month memberships and also provides logistics support to its members. Members have access to daily carrier pick-ups, on-demand labor, warehouse equipment, expert mentorship, educational programming, photo studio, and a thriving community of entrepreneurs.

The round of funding is the second major milestone for Elevator, which recently secured a building in downtown Omaha with 56,000 square feet. Space is being parceled into 75 warehouse units ranging in size from 80 to 1,300 square feet, 17 office spaces, and also includes a training room, kitchen and break room, conference room, and photo studio. Located in Omaha’s Old Market District, the company’s first location attracts entrepreneurs and e-commerce businesses seeking a collaborative working environment.

Elevator offers micro-warehouse units, private offices, logistics support, and community for entrepreneurs with physical goods. Learn more at elevatorspaces.com.