Santa Cruz Software CEO, Mark Hilton
Mark Hilton and his team realized they could put together something that was truly unique to the marketplace that was based 100% on Adobe technology and that resided in the cloud. They figured if they could build a product that empowered designers to solve the problem of maintaining brand compliance while simultaneously equipping the sales and marketing people with tools to edit their own materials using a web browser, then they would be onto something.
Faire CEO, Max Rhodes
Like makers that apply, we also review every retailer to make sure they are a good fit for our marketplace. We fully vet each retailer to confirm that they are legitimate retailers, meaning that they must actually sell goods, ideally in a brick and mortar environment.
Omnisend CEO and co-founder, Rytis Lauris
Rytis created a powerful omnichannel marketing automation platform for small and medium-sized e-commerce merchants. He and his marketing team are good at simplifying the complex processes of customer communication with the help of email marketing tools.
Vanessa Kruze, CEO and Founder of Kruze Consulting
I’m Vanessa Kruze, the Founder and CEO of Kruze Consulting, CPA and big-four alum. I’ve helped startups raise more than $500 million in funding over the last 12 months and am an early adopter of cloud accounting solutions at scale.
CashBasha’s co-founder, Fouad Jeryes
Launched in 2015, CashBasha, unlike most of the other services operating in this space that are limited to package forwarding only, provides users with a seamless way to shop on international shopping websites and have the products delivered to their doorstep with local payment methods, logistics, and customer service.
CEO of PERCH, Trevor Sumner
Trevor Sumner is an entrepreneur and investor who has spent the last 15+ years working as a product and marketing executive, building innovative tech companies, products and teams. He’s currently serving as the CEO of PERCH, one of the leaders in physical and digital marketing for retail brands like Macy’s, Estee Lauder, and Coty.
Insaka eCommerce Academy CEO, Warrick Kernes
After a few years in London I moved into my parents’ spare room and that’s where I started and ran the business for the first two years. As the first person to sell GoPro in SA I capitalized on this and the business grew rapidly and achieved the first R1m month in Year 3.
Kasha’s CEO, Joanna Bichsel
Kasha is an international E-commerce company in Kenya selling women’s health and self-care products. Founded in Kigali Rwanda in 2016, the fast-growing company aims to break the stigma associated in getting access to products/services in line with menstrual care, contraceptives and HIV self-tests.
Amify Co-Founder and CEO, Ethan McAfee
E-commerce strategy for small merchants is becoming quite complicated with Amazon becoming a giant player in the space. This interview cuts through a lot of that complexity.
Forter co-founder and CEO, Michael Reitblat
Forter is the leading provider in e-commerce fraud prevention, protecting $130B in digital transactions annually.