Reaction Commerce Raises $2.7m in Seed Funding

Reaction Commerce-logo-squareReaction Commerce, a Los Angeles, CA-based open and real-time commerce platform for small-and-medium-sized retailers, secured a $2.7m seed funding.

The round was led by CrossCut Ventures with participation from Double M Partners and angel investors including Joanne Wilson.

Founded by Sara Hicks and Aaron Singmaster-Judd, Reaction enables designers, developers and entrepreneurs to create an online shop via an interface, developer tools and pioneering frameworks.
The platform is currently one of the largest open source JavaScript commerce platforms on GitHub, having seen over 14,000 shop signups on its hosted solution. Its feature set includes catalog and variant management, drag-and-drop merchandising, inline editing, mobile-ready themes, integrated analytics and a gallery of integrated third-party applications for launching an online store or marketplace. The platform gives the ability to see all shop changes in real time, on all browsers or native apps, without page reloads or app updates.

The company is also announcing the launch of its Development Partner Program to attract and reward ecommerce developers and agencies. Over 500 partners are already signed up to have access to the Reaction core development team, marketing materials to help educate clients, a partner newsletter and blog, platform data and analytics, and a listing in a partner directory.



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