Shipwire in the News

Ingram Micro buys VC-backed Shipwire

peHUB, October 30, 2013

Ingram Micro, a global distributor of information technology products, has acquired VC-backed Shipwire, which provides web-based solutions for storing and shipping merchandise. Shipwire raised $4 million in Series A funding in 2007 in a round led by Meakem Becker Venture Capital. In 2011, the company received a strategic investment from eBay and Newell Rubbermaid, as well as from Meakem Becker.

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Meakem Becker VC exits investment

The Business Journals, Pittsburgh Business Times, October 29, 2013

A portfolio company of Meakem Becker Venture Capital was sold Tuesday, which translates into some cash for investors in the $75 million fund raised by the Sewickley-based VC. The question is how much.

Here’s the scoop: Shipwire, based in Palo Alto, Calif., and one of the earliest investments by MBVC, was bought by Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM), taking the Santa Ana, Calif.-based wholesale technology distributor and global supply chain company into the e-commerce services arena.

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Ingram Micro compra Shipwire

Dealer World España, October 30, 2013

Ingram Micro acaba de anunciar la compra de Shipwire. Con esta adquisición Ingram Micro apuesta por el mercado de servicios de comercio electrónico y es un paso más en su estrategia de convertirse en el líder global en servicios de la cadena de suministro, tal y como ha destacado el CEO de Ingram Micro, Alain Monie.

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Ingram Micro snaps up Shipwire to reduce shipping times and costs worldwide

VentureBeat, October 28, 2013

So long lengthy shipping times: Technology distributor Ingram Micro announced today that is has agreed to acquire Shipwire, a startup that makes it easy for business of any size to quickly ship inventory to customers.

Shipwire’s global network of warehouses lets merchants store their inventory, and its cloud-based platform automatically ship orders out to nearby customers. Customers include Zynga, Rovio, and more than 1,000 other brands.

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Ingram Micro Buys Shipwire, The Cloud Logistics And Supply Chain Management Platform

Tech Crunch, October 28, 2013

Ingram Micro has acquired Palo Alto-based Shipwire, the cloud logistics and supply chain management SaaS provider. The acquisition price was not disclosed.

Shipwire has established itself as one of the leading cloud logistics platforms for retailers and e-commerce companies. It also provides shipping and developer tools. For its part, Ingram Micro is well-known for providing logistics and supply chain technology for the businesss market.

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Ingram Micro kauft E-Commerce-Spezialisten Shipwire

IT-Times, October 29, 2013

Der amerikanische IT-Händler Ingram Micro expandiert in den Markt für E-Commerce-Services und schluckt den in Palo Alto ansässigen Spezialisten Shipwire.

In den USA hat Broadliner Ingram Micro den in Palo Alto ansässigen E-Commerce-Spezialisten Shipwire übernommen. Shipwire ist fokussiert auf Cloud-Logistik und Supply-Chain-Management. Mit seiner Cloud-basierten Logistik-Plattform betreut das Unternehmen Händler und E-Commerce-Firmen in mehr als 50 Ländern.

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