Entries by Sara Matasci

E-commerce Startup Mirakl Raises Funds at $1.5 Billion Value

Paris-based Mirakl has raised $300 million in a funding round led by private equity firm Permira valuing the e-commerce startup at $1.5 billion, the company’s U.S. chief executive officer and co-founder said in an interview. The round makes Mirakl, which also has offices in Boston, a newly minted unicorn with a valuation of more than […]

Mirakl Raises $300M to Enable the Future of Commerce

With $1.5B Valuation, Investment Led by Permira Ushers In New Phase of Hypergrowth As Mirakl Drives the Global Rise of Digital Platforms PARIS, BOSTON, LONDON, MUNICH, BARCELONA, SAO PAULO – September 22, 2020 – Mirakl, the only marketplace SaaS platform that empowers both B2B and B2C organizations to launch and grow an enterprise marketplace at scale, […]

Mirakl’s New Payment Service Provider Certification Accelerates Marketplace Deployment with Proven Payment Platform Integration

Leading Payment Service Providers Limonetik & MANGOPAY Are First to Achieve Certification that Streamlines Mirakl Marketplace Launch with Guaranteed Compatibility PARIS, BOSTON, LONDON, MUNICH, BARCELONA, SÃO PAULO (November 10, 2020) – Mirakl, the only marketplace SaaS platform that empowers both B2B and B2C organizations to launch and grow an enterprise marketplace at scale, today announced […]

Mirakl raises $300 million for its marketplace platform

French startup Mirakl has raised a $300 million funding round at a $1.5 billion valuation — the company is now a unicorn. Mirakl helps you launch and manage a marketplace on your e-commerce website. Many customers also rely on Mirakl-powered marketplaces for B2B transactions. Permira Advisers is leading the round, with existing investors 83North, Bain Capital Ventures, Elaia […]

Mirakl Named a Sample Vendor in Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Commerce, 2020

Boston, Paris, London, Munich (August 13, 2020) – Mirakl, the only marketplace SaaS platform that empowers both B2B and B2C organizations to launch and grow an enterprise marketplace at scale, today announced its recognition in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Digital Commerce, 2020 as a Sample Vendor within the Enterprise Marketplace category. McKinsey & Company has predicted […]

Kroger to Build Web Marketplace to Compete With Amazon, Walmart

(Bloomberg) — Kroger Co. is setting up an e-commerce marketplace open to third-party vendors, part of the grocery-store operator’s bid to wrest web sales away from giants like Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc. The owner of the Fry’s and King Soopers chains is working with online commerce specialist Mirakl to offer tens of thousands of […]

Kroger goes for endless aisles with new marketplace strategy

Dive Brief: Kroger is expanding its ship-to-home service through a marketplace strategy that will initially source more than 50,000 products from third-party sellers, according to a company release. The move will double Kroger Ship’s current online assortment, with plans to eventually expand it further. The expansion will focus on specialty items, including natural, organic and […]

Kroger Ship Competing With Amazon, Walmart

Kroger is doubling down on its offerings to compete in the online marketplace this fall. The grocer is extending its Kroger Ship program to offer an extended ship-to-home assortment through a marketplace of third-party sellers powered by Mirakl. Kroger Ship originally launched in August 2018, but with its marketplace expansion will initially feature more than 50,000 additional items […]