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New Report: Mobile Ad Spending Stagnant

August 8, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team A report published by The Relevancy Group shows that companies are hesitant to put more money into mobile advertising. Research shows that low return on investment (ROI) and a lack of customer engagement are deterring ecommerce solutions and marketers of all kinds from making any more serious, sustained investments in mobile commerce ... Read More »

BookRenter.com – Shaking up Textbook Rentals

August 8, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team The ever-changing nature of the internet and modern technology means that companies have limitless ways to disrupt decades old business models with bright ideas. Enter BookRenter.com, a college textbook rental service that aims to be “the Netflix of college textbook rentals.” Their entrance into the textbook field is a game changer, and ... Read More »

New Payvent Tool Drives Sale in First 3 Days

August 4, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Payvment, Facebook’s #1 ecommerce solution, announced some exciting news today.  According to the company sellers using its free storefront see their first sale come less than three days after they launch. Many sellers’ ears must have pricked up after hearing the news. Payvment already has close to 600,000 active monthly users. The ... Read More »

RentCycle Raises Funding For ECommerce Solution

August 5, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Ever wanted to just try out a new sport or rent a bike, but are never sure where to go to do it? RentCycle is the solution to that issue. The company brings together stores that offer rentals to customers, and makes them all accessible within its online ecommerce solution. The company ... Read More »

AppGrooves Provides Social App Recomendations For Mobile Users

August 5, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team If you’ve ever been curious about what apps are out there for a specific need you have, but felt overwhelmed by the sheer number of options, you’re not the only one. As the quantity of apps available to mobile users increases, the issues surrounding app discovery also become more troublesome. Fortunately, a ... Read More »

Elevate Inc. Acquires Zipadi

August 5, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Elevate, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Zipadi which is seen as a move to further its goal of revolutionizing the way the world experiences ideas and information. The main reason for adding Zipadi to their shopping cart was to combine Elevate’s network services with Zipadi’s multi-tenant software-as-a-service platform for creating ... Read More »

eBay Instant Sale App Makes Moving Old Tech Easy

August 5, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team The tech cycle is a big revenue stream for ecommerce solutions of all kinds. eBay is no exception. They turn around a ton of tech every year – new, used, refurbished, you name it, someone on eBay sells it. In fact, eBay’s community of retailers moved over $133 million worth of iPhones ... Read More »

Social Ecommerce Solution Lockerz Raises $36 Million

August 4, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team If SpongeBob Squarepants taught us nothing else (and it taught me PLENTY) it’s that in the future, everything will be chrome (not Chrome – but yes, that too!). Well if the massive funding for Lockerz is any indication, everything in the future will also be social. In a story WAAAYYYY back when ... Read More »

Storm8 Raises $300 Million

August 4, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Storm8, the ecommerce solution for gamers is about to experience some major growth after raising a reported $300 million.   This brings the company to a near $1 billion valuation.  At this time it’s really not clear who’s investing, but rumors have been circulating that Accel Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures are among ... Read More »

P2P Loan and Investment Group Lending Club Raises $25 Million

August 4, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team The world of lending, financing, micro-financing and investing is complicated to say the least. Wouldn’t life be easier if individuals out there could to lend you or your business smaller amounts of money, as an investment, without feeling like a loanshark? Lending Group thinks so. The P2P lending company just received $25 ... Read More »