Brightpearl provides Cloud software for Small SME retailers, which integrates orders, inventory and customer data across multiple retail channels — both online and bricks ‘n’ mortar.
21 May 2013
A graduate of Science, Uncovet is an accessories and home décor site that is building a style graph to personalize product recommendations.
This brings Wanderful’s total funding to $36m. The announcement comes after the relaunch of its local deal service Find&Save last month.
Yet the Founders Fund – founded by Peter Thiel and other PayPal execs – famously declared that it wants to back companies with big, ambitious visions (not just dinky web startups).
20 May 2013
Vend bills itself as a “point of sales” software company, but really sales are only part of its business. Founder and CEO Vaughan Rowsell calls Vend a “retail OS”.
It’s the 1st time Mediacorp invests in an online retailer. Founded in 2009, Reebonz has raised a total of about $79.7m to date. The deal values the site at about $200m.
BitInstant has emerged as a key player in the nascent Bitcoin market: The company already processes approximately 30% of the money going into and out of Bitcoin.
It will add messaging-based marketing to its payment platform and solve a known disconnect between traditional mobile commerce and engagement solutions.
Amazon paid $3.6m in taxes while collecting $3.7m in government grants.
17 May 2013
Luvocracy is a recently launched Pinterest-like social marketplace where people can buy products recommended by friends and other tastemakers.