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London, GBR
Churchill House
Bunns Lane
London, NW7 2AS, GBR


Founder & CEO


Seed, 1/2012
Chamath Palihapitiya
Fabrice Grinda



Shoply is a social shopping marketplace for small brands and local businesses.

Shoply’s goal is to connect you with the products you love and the people who create them.

Shoply is all about empowerment. It democratises ecommerce and makes it dead simple for anyone to open a shop and sell online. Shoply is proud to have people from all over the world selling in it’s marketplace, including fashion designers in New York, graffiti artists in Los Angeles and patisserie chefs in London.

Shoply provides sellers everything they need to sell online and through its shopping marketplace, access to an ongoing stream of customers looking to discover and support them.

For users, Shoply provides a curated social shopping experience where they can discover and buy unique products from thousands of independent sellers in one place safely and efficiently.

By setting up a profile, users can curate products they love and share them with others. By following others, users can keep updated on all the happenings on Shoply they care about such as new products listed by their favourite sellers or new collections created by users they follow.

The Shoply Marketplace is curated entirely by users.

Products are listed by how many times they have been liked, and shops are ranked by how many fans they have. Each user will see a completely personalised version of the marketplace based on their unique taste settings.

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  1. Shoply Aims To Socialize Ecommerce, Raises Seed Funding From Top Notch Investors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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