Shopcade

  • Grabble Closes $1.8M Angel Round For Its Tinder-like Fashion Shopping App

    Grabble Closes $1.8M Angel Round For Its Tinder-like Fashion Shopping App

    Various startups out there are trying to create either an Instagram or Tinder for fashion, ultimately leading the buyer towards a purchase. This is the Holy Grail and you will easily uncover a multitude of companies trying to achieve something along these lines, even though the approaches and business models vary. In Europe the main players are new-ish startups like ASAP 54 (a TechCrunch… Read More

  • Social Shopping Startup Shopcade Bags $4M To Fuel Mobile Growth & A Big Data Play

    Social Shopping Startup Shopcade Bags $4M To Fuel Mobile Growth & A Big Data Play

    Social shopping and deals-focused startup Shopcade, which launched out of the U.K. in November 2011, has raised £2.5 million (circa $4 million) to accelerate its growth on mobile. Investors in the funding round include Pascal Cagni, formerly head of Apple’s European business from 2000 to 2012, and Michel Combes, CEO of telecommunications company Alcatel-Lucent and ex-CEO of Vodafone Europe. Read More

  • Social Shopping Site Shopcade Introduces ‘Perks’ To Reward Its Most Influential Shoppers

    Social Shopping Site Shopcade Introduces ‘Perks’ To Reward Its Most Influential Shoppers

    Social shopping site, Shopcade, is introducing a new feature today that will reward its most active or, more precisely, its most influential users. Yes, folks, this is another attempt to turn social capital into something more material. Building on the startup’s recently introduced gamification features which include a ‘Trendsetter Score’ awarded to each user — a sort… Read More

  • Shopcade Switches On Social Influence And Gaming Features

    Shopcade Switches On Social Influence And Gaming Features

    Shopcade’s platform lets people earn rewards for recommending products to Facebook friends. So far so simple, and not entirely original. What’s more interesting is that it’s moving fast to scale up in the US out of its European base in London and allowing users to get rewards as points redeemable as offers from merchants. This includes digital goods likes music from… Read More