Our Team.

Marketplace Studio's Founders & Team leverage their real-world experience designing, developing, building, and finally scaling marketplaces with the sole intent of helping those not make the same mistakes we learned from. We want to help.

Our Core


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Who are


Each team member has real-world experience from designing to launching and then scaling at least one marketplace. Today the team is focusing their passion on helping other marketplaces reach their potential.

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Founder | Darren

Darren was the Founding Senior Product Manager of one of the world’s largest rent anything marketplaces, he has become obsessed with the business models of marketplace startups.

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Co-Founder | Steve

As a serial entrepreneur, and most recently the founder of Better Software and Co-Founder of Ruckify, Steve Cody and his team have mastered the process of building the best technology to support business. 

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Growth Project Manager | Aaron

Aaron was part of the founding team at Ruckify and has since built an extensive understanding of designing the best product for a user. Aaron works closely with developers to ensure the product quality and usability are on point.

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Lead Product Designer | Paige

As a designer for the past ten years, Paige loves building brands and products that leave lasting impressions on users. She strives to not only make a product look and feel amazing but iconic as well. 

Prioritizing Trust & Safety in the Marketplace Model 

Darren Cody of Marketplace Studio, formerly of Ruckify, joins Elle Tucker in the...

Virtual Meeting - Steve Cody, CoFounder of Ruckify - Kiwanis


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Meet Darren, our Resident Marketplace Aficionado

Darren is an avid startup supporter and innovator with over 7 years of diverse... 


Listen as Steve Cody talks about his humble roots, his vision of what could be..