British e-commerce technology firm Amplience secures $8 million in funding

Amplience, a London-based e-commerce technology provider, has raised $8 million in fresh funding from Silicon Valley Bank and Columbia Lake Partners. It marks the second time the company’s raised funding this year – in March 2015 Amplience secured $10.5 million in a round led by Octopus Ventures. The funding comes as Amplience sees its flagship […]

Dutch e-commerce company SEOshop acquired by Canada’s Lightspeed; price undisclosed

Accel Partners-backed Lightspeed, a Canadian company that provides more than 26,000 retailers and restaurateurs with a mobile POS and commerce platform, has acquired Amsterdam-based e-commerce specialist SEOshop for an undisclosed sum (via StartupJuncture). Lightspeed says the combination with SEOshop will enable merchants to offer “a unified in-store and online omnichannel customer experience”. SEOshop currently serves […]