Status
Acquired by Groupon on January 20, 2012
Funding Received
$2.3 Million in 1 Round from 4 Investors
Headquarters:
Redwood Shores, CA
Description:
Mertado is an online social shopping platform that allows consumers to discover and buy products from communities they frequently visit.
Founders:
Mehul Shah, Vijay Chittoor, Rajiv Bhat
Categories:
Facebook Applications, E-Commerce, Social Buying, Social Commerce, Social Media
Website:
http://www.mertado.com

Detailed Description

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Mertado is a social shopping company that lets consumers discover and buy new products within the online communities that they frequent. Mertado mirrors the real world shopping experience by enabling users to discover unique products that meet their lifestyle needs, and adds a social context around these purchases. Launched in 2010, Mertado is based in Palo Alto, Calif. and is funded by prominent angel and venture investors, including Y Combinator.

Current Team (3)

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Past Team (1)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $2.3M

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Investors (4)

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    Y Combinator

    Y Combinator is a seed accelerator that provides financing services and business consulting to...
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    Rustic Canyon Partners

    Early-stage venture capital firm
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    Redpoint Ventures

    Redpoint Ventures has helped entrepreneurs build innovative businesses that defy convention,...
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    Blumberg Capital

    Blumberg Capital is a classic, early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in...

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Redwood Shores

    220 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite A

    Redwood Shores, CA 94065

    USA