Mark Bowles, left, and Tom Tullie plan to increase the number of ecoATM cell phone-recycling kiosks to 100 this year and 1,000 by the end of 2012.

Mark Bowles, left, and Tom Tullie plan to increase the number of ecoATM cell phone-recycling kiosks to 100 this year and 1,000 by the end of 2012. Photo by Stephen Whalen.

EcoATM

CEO: Tom Tullie.

Revenue: Would not disclose.

No. of local employees: 15.

Investors: Coinstar Inc., Claremont Creek Ventures, Tech Coast Angels, Tao Venture Partners.

Headquarters: Sorrento Valley.

Year founded: 2008.

Company description: Designer and maker of automated self-service kiosks that accept unwanted consumer electronic devices in exchange for cash or rebates.

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