Bigcommerce Expands to Downtown Austin

Bigcommerce is moving into part of Mass Relevance’s former offices at 800 Brazos in downtown Austin, Silicon Hills News has learned. The e-commerce software company has leased 4,500 square feet of space left vacate when Spredfast bought Mass Relevance last year. Mass Relevance occupied 12,500 square feet. The office will house Zing, an Austin-based startup […]

Bigcommerce’s First Acquisition is in Austin: Zing

In its first acquisition, Bigcommerce announced Tuesday its purchase of Zing, an Austin-based startup that provides mobile retail technologies. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Zing’s team of five employees will join Bigcommerce. The company has also acquired Zing’s intellectual property. Zing moved to Austin three years ago and has raised less than […]

Bigcommerce Snags $50 Million in Funding

Bigcommerce, an ecommerce platform based in Austin, announced it has raised $50 million led by Softbank Capital. Other investors in the Series D funding included Telstra Ventures and American Express as well as existing investors General Catalyst and Revolution Growth. Steve Murray, a partner at SoftBank Capital, will join the Bigcommerce board. The company has […]

Bigcommerce to Hold Job Fair and Plans to Hire 100 People This Year

Bigcommerce is hosting a job fair on Jan. 21st at its Austin office with hopes of hiring 100 new employees this year. The company’s “Rock Your Resume concert and recruiting event” is an invitation-only event featuring a live acoustic concert by Austin’s LC Rocks. Snacks and drinks will served. The company is encouraging people to […]

Bigcommerce Raises $40 Million from Revolution Growth

Bigcommerce, a site that lets anyone create an online store, raised $40 million from Revolution Growth. Steve Case, co-founder of the Revolution Growth fund and founder of America Online, will also join Bigcommerce’s board. The Austin-based company, founded by Eddie Machaalani and Mitchell Harper in 2009, has raised $75 million to date. Bigcommerce’s software has […]