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StackCommerce

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StackCommerce is a digital commerce platform headquartered in Venice Beach, California. The company offers white-labeled shopping software to online publishers to monetize their audiences with native affiliate commerce.

History[edit]

StackCommerce, formerly StackSocial, was founded in 2011 by Josh Payne. It started as a flash sales site for tech products and was incubated out of Amplify.LA.[1][2][3][4][5]

In May 2012, StackSocial announced $800,000 in seed funding from a group of investors that included 500 Startups, Amplify.LA, Siemer Ventures, Draper Associates, and others.[6][7]

In September 2014, StackSocial rebranded as StackCommerce to distinguish itself as primarily a commerce platform for publishers.[8] The company partners with online tech publishers including Mashable, Lifehacker, The Next Web, and Engadget.[9][10]

In November 2015, StackCommerce expanded into the men’s lifestyle vertical. Publisher partners include AskMen, Digg, and theCHIVE.[11]

In September 2017, StackCommerce acquired video commerce platform, Joyus, founded by Sukhinder Singh Cassidy.[12][13]

The company is ranked 1,041 in the 2017 Inc 5000.

References[edit]

  1. Kozlowski, Lori. "Where Content Meets Commerce: Apps, Gadgets, and Drones, All Hand-Picked By Humans". Forbes. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  2. "StackSocial grabs $800K to bring stores to tech publications". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
  3. "After blockbuster 2013, StackSocial goes native mobile, increasing focus on its O&O tech marketplace". PandoDaily. 2014-01-23. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
  4. Grant, Rebecca. "StackSocial's new mobile app means getting your hands on cutting-edge tech in a flash". VentureBeat. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  5. Ha, Anthony. "StackSocial Brings Its Tech-Focused E-Commerce Platform To The iPhone". TechCrunch. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  6. "Already Profitable, StackSocial Announces Seed Financing and Launches Publisher Commerce Platform". PandoDaily. 2012-07-24. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
  7. Gallagher, Billy. "StackSocial Raises Seed Funding, Launches Platform Publicly". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
  8. Yang, Melissah. "StackSocial Rebrands as StackCommerce". Los Angeles Business Journal. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  9. "'Native commerce' is helping StackSocial — and tech blogs — triple revenue annually". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
  10. "StackCommerce Teams With 42 Publishers For Native Content". www.mediapost.com. Retrieved 2017-10-08.
  11. "Publisher Partners". Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  12. Shieber, Jonathan. "StackCommerce buys Joyus to focus on video and expand into fashion, shopping and beauty". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2017-10-08.
  13. "Joyus Aims For Partnerships With Condé Nast And Hearst In New Incarnation - Beauty Independent". Beauty Independent. 2017-10-04. Retrieved 2017-10-08.

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