- Acquired by Groupon on January 20, 2012
- Funding Received
- $2.3 Million in 1 Round from 4 Investors
- Redwood Shores, CA
- Mertado is an online social shopping platform that allows consumers to discover and buy products from communities they frequently visit.
- Mehul Shah, Vijay Chittoor, Rajiv Bhat
- Facebook Applications, E-Commerce, Social Buying, Social Commerce, Social Media
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.
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Redwood Shores, CA 94065
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