Shippo, who powers shipping at the center of the present day e-commerce revolution, today announced a partnership with Snapfulfil, a leading Cloud warehouse management system (WMS).
Closing a Series A is notoriously hard — so much so that it has been coined the “Series A Crunch.” It’s estimated that only about 25 percent of startups that raise a seed round go on to close an A round.
Shippo announced today that it has raised $7 million for its shipping for business platform.
Joining us today on The Official @Saastr Podcast is @LauraBehrensWu, Laura is the Founder & CEO @GoShippo, the API and dashboard for all your shipping needs. They have raised from the likes of @SoftTechVC, @500Startups, @SlowVentures and many more incredible investors.
Shippo was established to provide a new level of efficiency when shipping while addressing the operational cost and using it as a tool to increase sales and customer retention, this according to Shan Lian, Marketing Manager at Shippo.
Shippo, the platform that connects ecommerce businesses with multiple shipping carriers from one location, announced a new product with the ability to track packages sent by any major shipping carrier. Businesses can easily access current and historical shipment tracking statuses for all their packages through a single application program interface (API).
Shippo is a multi-carrier shipping API, that allows anyone to retrieve shipping rates, shipping labels, track packages and much more. Shippo supports many shipping providers, including USPS, FedEx, UPS, DHL, Canada Post, and many others.
Shippo is proud to announce its partnership with Weebly for the release of its new e-commerce App Center. The App Center is a part of a massive rebranding & overhaul of Weebly’s platform, now called Carbon. Shippo is one of the apps handpicked by Weebly to be included in its new effort to provide over 200,000 Weebly sellers the ultimate business toolkit.
Has lived in 7 countries on 5 continents over the last 22 years. She speaks 5 languages. Having worked in 2 YC-startups (LendUp and Earbits) in growthhacking, she knows how to build up growth.
Front end, worked with Microsoft & Accenture. He is also experienced in international trade logistics. He first encountered logistics difficulties when looking for a logistics provider for his social venture selling South African bags.
Worked at Orange (Project Manager) & Deloitte, studied at CS & Engineering at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) and UC Berkeley.
Worked as a software Engineer at Integrated Plasmonics Corporation and a technology analyst at Goldman Sachs. BS in Computer Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.