A BRIEF HISTORY OF MARKETPLACER
Bike Exchange founded
Co-founders Jason Wyatt and Sam Salter started BikeExchange, a now global marketplace that attracts millions of buyers and sellers for everything bike-related.
Jason and Sam applied the technology used for BikeExchange to create Marketplacer, a platform that allows other businesses to create their own third-party marketplace.
Salesforce Ventures investment
Marketplacer announces the acceleration of their growth strategy through a new funding round including Salesforce Ventures and closer alignment with Salesforce Commerce Cloud.
Expansion into US
Marketplacer announces $38 million in funding to further innovate their product suite, expand its partner program, and accelerate U.S. efforts with an office in San Jose, California.
Expansion into New Zealand
Following unprecedented demand, Marketplacer crosses the Tasman to add New Zealand to their growing list of territories. The company also shifts to remote-first.
Named a leader by Forrester
Marketplacer was recognized as one of the world’s leading providers of marketplace software when they were named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Marketplace Development Platforms, Q4 2021.
Expansion into the United Kingdom
Expansion into new markets
Marketplacer’s continued growth across Asia Pacific, the US, and now the UK has driven us to open a new tech hub in the Philippines.
The Marketplacer Edge
Pioneering The Marketplace
Our platform innovation is shaping the future of B2C marketplaces.
Creating thriving businesses as we connect buyers and sellers across the globe.
Countries With Users
Marketplacer is the driving force supporting ecommerce sales every day, all over the world.
The battle for bodies: Why software start-ups can’t afford not to pay for the talent they need to succeed
Remember those LinkedIn posts of early 2020: scores of workers letting the world know they’d been let go or stood down, as companies cut their headcounts in response to the Covid downturn? Cue the emergence of opportunistic employers with an immediate need for resources offering short term contracts at cut price rates?
Announcement – Woolworths and Marketplacer Partnership
Australian e-commerce technology platform Marketplacer has become the latest homegrown startup to secure funding from Woolworths Group’s venture capital arm W23.
W23’s multi-million dollar investment will help Marketplacer – whose technology is used by the likes of Myer, SurfStitch, Nokia and – enhance its platform and grow into new markets.
Marketplacer takes another step in growth strategy
Marketplacer, a global technology Platform as a Service (PaaS) company that builds successful and scalable online marketplaces, announces the acceleration of its growth strategy through a new funding round including Salesforce Ventures and closer alignment with Salesforce Commerce Cloud.