Back to Mobile View
Subscribe to the CrunchBase Daily for the latest on Fundings, Acquisitions, and Startup Events

General Information

Twitter@aa_shopgate

Degrees

University of Zurich, MA 2003
Philosophy, Corporate Finance

Current Companies

CEO & Founder

Former Companies

Web Presences

Tags

Andrea Anderheggen

Andrea is a serial entrepreneur with a strong track record and a passion for both: The vision and the successful execution of ideas.

Before Shopgate, Andrea has been a co-founder and COO of Sofort.com, a European online-payment leader, acquired by Klarna for approx. $150m. The sale has been featured on TechCrunch (http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/18/klarna-sofort/). During his time at SOFORT, the company has signed-up 20’000 merchants, performing a transaction volume of above €1.5bn.

At Shopgate (www.shopgate.com), Andrea is the Founder & CEO. Shopgate has a team of 132 passionate individuals with offices in the US, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Poland.

The vision behind Shopgate is to change the way people buy and sell things, providing online merchants the best mobile-commerce solution on the planet. Shopgate offers the full suite for mCommerce including mobile websites, native apps and more than 200 awesome mobile features. It increases a merchant’s mobile conversion rate and thus mobile sales by up to 900%.

Andrea’s exit at Sofort.com allowed him to finance the seed round of Shopgate himself. Shopgate has since performed two additional fundings rounds with leading venture capital investors totaling $9m. The Series-B funding round has been featured on TechCrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/06/shopgate-raises-7m-to-help-retailers-maximize-mobile-storefronts-and-sales/

Andrea has been elected as one of the NEXT 100 Top Influencers of the Digital Industry in 2013 (http://nextberlin.eu/next-100/) and has won the IT-Innovation Price at the CEBIT in 2011 and 2013, as well as the Red Herring Global Top-100 in 2012.

Andrea has studied Philosophy and Corporate Finance at the University of Zurich and is fluent in German, English, French, Italian and Brazilian Portuguese.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Shopgate 1/2010Seed$400k1

Videos

Sources

  1. Citation Needed [add]
Edit This Page
Last Edited 12/19/13

Revision History RSS Picture

Sharing

Share this page on Twitter or Facebook:
Or copy this code to embed a widget: customize »

External Links

CrunchBase API

Sponsors



Become a Sponsor
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Licensing Policy