Insurance For Sneakers? St. Paul Startup May Have Answer For High-End Collections

9 Nov 2021


SoleSafe is one of 10 startups from across North America — one of two from the Twin Cities — chosen for a joint 13-week accelerator program sponsored by the Minnesota Twins and Techstars. 

While scrounging through a house he and his wife had purchased, St. Paul native Phil Terrill found about 10 pairs of Michael Jordan signature basketball shoes that were left behind.

The shoes were valuable and rare, Terrill said, but the previous owner had no way of recouping the investment made into those high-priced shoes.

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