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101 Top e-Commerce Startups in Illinois

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Illinois based e-Commerce companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the e-Commerce industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Illinois e-Commerce Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Groupon

Groupon

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Groupon is a deal-of-the-day website that offers discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies.

Foxtrot

Foxtrot

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Foxtrot is a mobile app that lets customers shop a curated collection of drinks, food, and everyday essentials.

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Provi

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Provi is a communication platform that simplifies the operations for bars, restaurants, and retailers in ordering booze.

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Globant

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Globant is a digitally native technology services company building a new way of being digital.

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Raise

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Raise is a marketplace (exchange) for gift cards that is the largest direct-to-consumer seller of digital gift cards in the world.

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LandscapeHub

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LandscapeHub is a digital, B2B marketplace connecting buyers and suppliers within a central online platform.

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Interior Define

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Interior Define is a digitally-native furniture brand, offering the most elevated and customized experience in the middle market.

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US Foods

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US Foods is a foodservice distributor that provides its customers with innovative food offerings and a suite of business solutions.

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Sears

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Sears is a multinational department store that focuses on outdoor living needs, home appliances, clothes, and furniture.

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NMI

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NMI provides payments enablement technology.

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Catch

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Catch Co creates products, content, and shopping experiences for the modern angler.

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Logiwa

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Logiwa is the industry-leading WMS serving retail, e-commerce, wholesale, and 3PL businesses worldwide for over a decade.

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Grubhub

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Grubhub is a online and mobile food ordering and delivery marketplace dedicated to connecting diners with local restaurants.

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PerkSpot

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PerkSpot is a national service that provides discounts and buying programs for organizations.

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ShoppingGives

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ShoppingGives encourages consumers to make an impact through its change commerce technology.

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ShipBob

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ShipBob is a global logistics company that offers an e-commerce fulfillment order platform for direct-to-​consumer brands.

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Reverb.com

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Reverb.com is a provider of an online marketplace intended for new, used, and vintage music gear.

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Logik.io

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Logik.io is a next generation configuration technology company focused on improving the selling capabilities of the customers.

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RedShelf

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RedShelf is a distributor of digital learning materials for the higher education community.

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FoodBoss

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FoodBoss is an all in one online food and alcohol delivery search engine that comprises data from food services companies.

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PowerReviews

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PowerReviews is a leading provider of ratings, reviews and question and answer technology for brands and retailers.

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Leaf Trade

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Leaf Trade is the industry wholesale marketplace between cultivators/processors and dispensaries in the highly regulated cannabis states.

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Visibly

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Visibly offers an online vision test to get a prescription for glasses and contacts from an ophthalmologist.

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CircleIt

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A trusted service that helps you send cards and gifts to loved ones for any future date or life milestone even long after you’re gone.

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CASHDROP

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CASHDROP is a mobile commerce platform that helps businesses create and manage an online storefront from a smartphone.

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The Desire Company

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Bite-sized, shoppable Masterclass

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AeroPay

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The payments company for the next generation.

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Revieve

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Market-leading beauty customer-experience personalization solution for beauty brands and retailers

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OneSpace

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OneSpace positions your CPG brand front and center on the digital shelf with a suite of tools and on-demand services.

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KMart

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KMart is a large retail store that sells discounted merchandise.

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Shopflix

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Shopflix is a platform used by company brands to promote their products.

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FanFood

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FanFood is a mobile ordering and concession management platform for sports and live events.

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Restaurant.com

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Restaurant.com is a dining deals site and a marketing platform where users can read restaurant reviews, find deals, and browse menus.

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Rocketmiles

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Rocketmiles is a startup that lets travelers earn frequent flier miles in major airline programs when booking hotel stays through its site.

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Grunt Style

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Grunt Style is an apparel & fashion company that provides military clothing and uniforms.

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Songfinch

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Songfinch is a platform to buy custom songs from professional artists.

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Quicklly

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Quicklly is an online marketplace that offers a wide range of Indian groceries and cuisines.

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ForeverCar

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ForeverCar is an online web portal that simplifies the auto repair experience

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PartsTrader Markets Limited

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Online marketplace for auto parts trading more than $1.4B per annum with tens of thousands of business users in the US and New Zealand.

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Gearflow.com

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Streamlining parts procurement for construction’s majority through the first parts marketplace built for construction.

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Inhabitr

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Inhabitr is a furniture rental platform that lets users rent furniture at an affordable price.

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Machinio

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Machinio is a search engine for buying and selling new and used industrial equipment and machinery.

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Inventables

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Inventables is a 3D carving company offers a powerful machine, intuitive software and unique materials.

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Mystery Tackle Box

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Mystery Tackle Box is a retail company that deals with fishing products at affordable prices.

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Leap Services

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Leap develops a retail platform that enables brands to deploy stores and accelerate growth.

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Tillable

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Tillable is an online marketplace for farm landowners and growers to rent and manage farmland.

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MightyNest

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MightyNest handpicks content and products to help families build non-toxic, eco-friendly and stylish homes.

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Purchasing Platform

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Purchasing Platform saves money and simplifies purchasing with negotiated pricing on millions of products for real estate operators.

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Venzee Technologies, Inc.

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Venzee is the artificial intelligence platform for consumer brands to send product data to all of their retailers with infinite scale.

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Equilibria

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Equilibria sells CBD gels, oils and creams specifically for women.

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Fresh Street

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Fresh Street is the first grocery store built exclusively for online, click & collect shopping.

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OjaExpress

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OjaExpress is an ecommerce company that offers a digital marketplace for cultural groceries.

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Mavely

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Solving the problem of rising CAC for direct to consumer brands, while driving product discover and additional income for everyday families.

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Supply Clinic

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How smart dentists shop for supplies

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Payline Data, LLC

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Platform for Killer Payment Experiences for in-app, in-store and online for buyers and sellers alike. Experience Payments Differently.

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ShopRunner

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ShopRunner is an e-commerce platform providing shipping, free returns, discounts, and seamless checkout for more than 100 brands.

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Eved

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Eved is an event commerce company built by event experts for event experts.

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Abe’s Market

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Abe’s Market is an online marketplace that provides natural product entrepreneurs with a platform to showcase their products.

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Stock+Field

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Stock+Field is a retail company offering general merchandise and DIY products.

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DRYV

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DRYV is an on-demand dry-cleaning and laundry service available through a mobile application.

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Potbelly Sandwich Works

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Potbelly Sandwich Works is a restaurant chain that sells sandwiches through its shops while providing pick-up facilities for online orders.

Foxtrot

Uptok

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Intelligent Video Chat for Online Shops

Foxtrot

Uptok

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Intelligent Video Chat for Online Shops

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Garmentier

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SaaS platform helping retailers deliver holistic customer experiences via scalable selling & clienteling technology.

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Click Deal Buy!

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Click Deal Buy! specializes in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, and analytics.

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Cottage Door Press

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Cottage Door Press is publishes high-quality children’s books and believes that reading is learning! Beautiful books and gifts for babies.

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Cars.com

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Cars.com is a online destination that helps car shoppers and owners navigate every turn of car ownership.

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Tangiblee

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Tangiblee is an eCommerce visualization service that transforms retailers’ online catalogs into powerful, interactive shopping experiences.

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levAR

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levAR is a 3D product visualization and augmented reality platform helping e-commerce businesses thrive.

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APFusion

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APFusion is a B2B automotive marketplace helping salvage yards increase sales.

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Blitsy

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Blitsy is where creative people shop online.

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Improovy

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Improovy is on a mission to reinvent the way homeowners hire and work with painting contractors.

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Tidal Commerce

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Modern, Simple, Cloud-powered, Payment Processing and Merchant Services for businesses of all sizes.

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Occasion

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Occasion provides a simple, but powerful tool for merchants to grow their business and connect with customers.

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Vroom Delivery

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Vroom Delivery is the first eCommerce platform specifically designed for the $233B convenience store industry

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ePublishing

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ePublishing offers publishers and media companies with SaaS content management, community, and e-commerce solutions.

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World’s Finest Chocolate

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World’s Finest Chocolate has crafted premium chocolate directly from the cocoa bean.

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Fusioner

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Online marketplace for music instruments and accessories

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AddStructure

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AddStructure offers a white-labeled natural language understanding platform.

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WeDeliver

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WeDeliver is a crowd-sourced hyperlocal delivery platform that helps local merchants compete with large online retailers.

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Power Kiosk

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Connecting Buyers And Sellers Of Gas And Electricity

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Bodaty

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Location based marketplace connects buyers, local stores and personal shoppers with an integrated payments system.

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Serra Ventures

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Serra Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in Seed, Seed Plus and Series A tech companies primarily in the U.S.

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ItemMaster

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ItemMaster’s cloud platform creates, manages, expands, & delivers structured product content for the $800B U.S. Food & Bev marketplace.

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uBid

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Shop for trusted brands at the lowest price on the web.

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ZipFit Denim

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Founded in 2011 ZipFit helps aims to simply clothes shopping through technology.

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doggyloot

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Doggyloot, a sales site for dog owners, offers discounts on dog-related products to members nationwide.

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Options Away

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Options Away revolutionize the way people research, plan and book travel.

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Giftbar

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Giftbar is an online marketplace that allows its users to purchase and personalize gift cards from high end, independent retailers.

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FitBoomBah

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FitBoomBah is an online marketplace enabling consumers to purchase health and wellness products and services.

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Carlease

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Leasing a car has never been easier. You find the perfect car – we’ll find the best financing and deliver to your door.

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Winestyr

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Winestyr offers users exclusive access to creative wineries and carefully crafted wines.

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Syndigo

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Syndigo enables commerce by supporting the efficient transfer of product information through its network of brands and their customers.

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Resold

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Resold is a mobile app where you list an item for-sale and let a driver handle the delivery.

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MarkITx

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MarkITx is an online, B2B, transparent and disruptive marketplace for enterprises to purchase, trade and sell their IT infrastructure.

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Blocklight

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Blocklight is the premier analytics platform for e-commerce businesses

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SiteVibes

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On-site Social Engagement Platform helping ecommerce businesses engage shoppers.

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Whittl

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Whittl allows consumers to compare prices for local services such as child care, guitar classes, housekeeping, dog grooming, and others.

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BabbaCo (acquired by Barefoot Books in 2014)

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BabbaCo is an e-commerce subscription company sending age-appropriate activity boxes to kids and parents. A parenting lifestyle brand.

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ajolla

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Ajolla is a social commerce marketplace that helps businesses offer discounts to their products and services and build a following.

Foxtrot

Reynolds Consumer Products

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Reynolds Consumer Products provides quality household essentials and world-class brands.

Written by Mark Smith

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