News & Analysis

Bigcommerce enters strategic partnership with eBay to give retailers access to larger sales channel

- February 2, 2016 2 MIN READ

After a two year collaboration Bigcommerce has announced the launch of a formal strategic partnership with eBay which will give sellers a way to efficiently list products and manage inventory on eBay using the eBayLINK app. The company states that the integration will help retailers to sell up to 50 percent more by giving them access to the largest online marketplace in Australia.

News & Analysis

BigCommerce cofounder Mitchell Harper goes all in on new platform PeopleSpark, leading USD$1 million seed round

- December 2, 2015 2 MIN READ

Today PeopleSpark announced the closing of a US$1M seed funding round led by founder Mitchell Harper that will be used to build the platform, accelerate customer acquisition and help grow the team. Given that the round was led by the founder, the wording of today’s announcement has raised a few eyebrows, but it shows that Harper is all in on the platform.

Brains Trust

Building the next Amazon: The race to democratise digital commerce

- November 20, 2014 3 MIN READ

The first 20 years of digital commerce gave birth to some of the most influential brands in the world — Amazon, eBay, One Kings Lane, Groupon, Zappos — companies which defined their categories, challenged conventions and shaped the online customer experience. While these companies have rightfully garnered worldwide press attention and accolades, as a result the market missed an equally important movement — the advent of SMB ecommerce.