Bigcommerce Acquires Zing

PrintBigcommerce, an ecommerce platform for growing brands, acquired Zing, an Austin, TX-based provider of mobile retail technologies.

The amount of the transaction was not disclosed.

As part of the agreement, Zing’s team and intellectual property will become part of Bigcommerce, further expanding Bigcommerce’s omnichannel retail capabilities and accelerating partnerships with point of sale providers including Square, Lightspeed and NCR Silver.¬†Through the acquisition, the company will make available to point of sale partners a set of APIs and technologies to enable the development omnichannel solutions for retailers, such as the ability to enable real-time inventory sync between online and physical stores, in-store pickup, and dynamic order management as well as integrated customer data and reporting spanning ecommerce and brick-and-mortar operations.

Led by Nate Stewart, co-founder and CEO, Zing will continue to operate as a standalone product.

Based in San Francisco, Austin and Sydney, Bigcommerce provides an ecommerce platform for established and emerging brands with the tools they need to launch, promote, manage and scale an online store. Founded in 2009, the company has received $125m in funding from SoftBank Capital, American Express, Telstra Ventures, General Catalyst, Revolution Growth and FLOODGATE.

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29/04/2015

 

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