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Roadie app is turning average drivers into makeshift delivery people who get paid for the task

Erin Barry

Roadie currently has more than 90,000 drivers on the platform, and is backed by investors like Google Chairman Eric Schmidt’s TomorrowVentures, UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, and even rapper Ludacris. The Atlanta-based company launched in 2015, currently has more than 90,000 drivers on the platform, and is backed by investors like Google Chairman Eric Schmidt's TomorrowVentures, the UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund and even rapper Ludacris, to name a few. "It's essentially people already on the road heading in the right direction," Roadie founder Marc Gorlin told CNBC's "On the Money" in an interview.