BigCommerce, the e-commerce platform founded in Sydney that’s gone on to become Shopify’s biggest rival, has seen its shares treble in value as US investors piled into the tech venture following its listing on the Nasdaq this week. Now headquartered in Austin, Texas the SaaS venture (Nasdaq: BIGC) raised US$216 million with IPO at $24… Read more »
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.
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 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?
Bigcommerce predicts B2C ecommerce revenues to reach US$2 trillion in 2015, exceeding Australia’s GDP
In the Democratization of Ecommerce report, Australian software company Bigcommerce makes a prediction that global B2C (Business-to-Consumer) ecommerce revenues will reach US$2 trillion in 2015, with US SMB ecommerce revenues expected to exceed both eBay and Amazon combined (estimated $100 billion in 2015).
E-commerce giant Bigcommerce has just announced the recruitment of three senior figures in San Francisco to help drive the company’s exponential growth across the globe – in the past year, the company has seen 100 percent year-over-year revenue growth, increased the number of online stores from 35,000 to 55,000, and is approaching $4 billion in total online sales across merchants.
It was only six months ago that Bigcommerce closed a $40m investment round (totalling $75 million in funding so far). The round was led by AOL co-founder Steve Case. Everything behind the scenes has been leading up to Bigcommerce preparing to significantly expand its product portfolio and commerce platform, which is currently used by over 50,000 businesses in 137 countries around the world. Next step, world domination in the ecommerce space.