Lightspeed buys Ecwid for $500M; NuOrder for $425M in ongoing e-commerce consolidation play

Lightspeed has picked up two more companies in what is shaping up to be an acquisition spree for the Canadian point-of-sale software provider. The company today announced that it would acquire e-comm

Ecwid raises $42M from Morgan Stanley and PeakSpan

In the same week that Facebook announced a redoubled effort to make a bigger mark in e-commerce, one of its long-time partners has closed a large round of funding. Ecwid, the startup that sells e-comm

Facebook Commerce Leader Ecwid Picks Up $5M As It Passes 500K Users

Ecwid, an e-commerce platform originally founded in Russia that lets merchants create online stores on social networks like Facebook, their own websites and on mobile, is today announcing a $5 millio

Facebook Rolls Out Billing Info “Autofill” For Simpler Checkout To 450K Ecwid E-Commerce Merchants

Facebook today announced a partnership with ecommerce site platform Ecwid to let its merchants easily integrate Autofill With Facebook, a feature that lets customers pull in credit card, billing, and

5 Startups Show Their Connection To Parallels And Its Software Play In The Hosting World

A software company's conference in Las Vegas for hosting executives is not exactly where I'd expect to see a bunch of startups showing off what they do. But when the software company's chairman of the

Intuit Acquires Facebook Ecommerce Platform Payvment’s Team, Tech, And Patents While Ecwid Takes Its 200K Merchants

Earlier today Facebook ecommerce platform <a target="_blank" href="">Payvment</a> announced it was shutting down and transitioning its 200,000 merchants to competitor <a target

Shopping cart software maker Ecwid raises $1.5m; expands to US, UK

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Ecwid</a>, a Russian startup that enables people to set up an online store on th

Shopping Cart Software Maker Ecwid Raises $1.5M; Expands To US, UK

<a href="">Ecwid</a>, a Russian startup that enables people to set up an online store on their website or on a social network in mere minutes, has raised its first round of instit