Australian-founded, Texas-based ecommerce company BigCommerce has raised US$64 million ($85 million) in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from existing backers General Catalyst, GGV Capital, and Tenaya Capital.
While one of the obvious advantages of an ecommerce business is having access to a borderless marketplace, for many merchants, the idea of expanding internationally can seem daunting.
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.
BigCommerce cofounder Mitchell Harper goes all in on new platform PeopleSpark, leading USD$1 million seed round
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.
In a Medium post on October 1st, BigCommerce cofounder Mitchell Harper announced that he and his cofounder had stepped away from daily-active roles within the business they created together after hiring a good CEO. The pair will remain on the company’s board.
Ecommerce software provider Bigcommerce has announced a partnership with Twitter that will allow clients to promote and sell products natively across Twitter.
Bigcommerce has today announced former PayPay Europe CEO Brent Bellm as its new CEO ahead of a possible IPO, with co-founder and current CEO Eddie Machaalani shifting to the role of Executive Chairman.
Australian ecommerce startup Bigcommerce is moving into the enterprise space with the launch of a new platform aimed at high-volume retailers processing millions of dollars in payments.
Ecommerce software provider Bigcommerce has announced its acquisition of Zing, a provider of mobile retail technologies.
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.
Australian ecommerce software startup Bigcommerce has announced today that is has closed a $50 million Series D funding round led by Softbank Capital – taking total capital raised to $125 million.
Australian software company Bigcommerce has today announced its partnership with Alibaba, a global wholesale trade platform that recently had the largest IPO in history with a market capitalisation of more than USD$220 billion.
Australian software company Bigcommerce has just revealed its latest arsenal in small medium business tools. Bigcommerce Analytics is the new platform that will give SMBs access to unprecedented data insights and powerful analytics that most major industries have had access to over the years.
The current crop of ‘hipster’ businesses, or if you must be politically correct, the businesses which service a niche market of the alternative cool, are also the ones who are today testing the waters when it comes to selling a lifestyle ideal via the e-commerce space. How successful are they?