It's a big day for us! We just announced Reaction Commerce's $8.5M Series A, led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), and we've also announced our Marketplace launch. I couldn't be more excited for both of these major milestones. We
We're a small, early-stage startup. We don't have a big team. We don't have a lot of money. We are, in essence, the underdog. We depend on friends and community to help us, inspire us, and lead us. "It
Big news! Today, we're announcing the General Availability release of Reaction Commerce. We're now officially out of Beta, and while we've always been open (source), we're open for business! Here's my first-ever tweetstorm announcing our v1.0.0: Today at
I'm a big believer in an independent and open web. I have concerns about content and code being owned by corporations and living behind walled, closed gardens. I worry over filter bubbles and corporate entities determining what we consume. I'm
We reached 3,000 stars on our main Reaction Commerce GitHub repo! Thank you to our community for all the feedback and support. We're just getting started!
When I was out pitching Reaction Commerce to attract potential Venture Capital financing earlier this year, I got this rejection, and it still irks me: “We see an opportunity to capture those merchants (on legacy platforms) who grow too big
When I told friends I was starting a company that was building an open source commerce platform, they asked me how I would make money giving away software for free. Then, when we were fundraising, a Venture Capitalist said, “In
As we discussed in Part 1 of my series on ecommerce, there’s a major disruption on its way. Businesses and developers are seeking new platform innovations; the technology base is shifting toward cross-platform, cloud-based infrastructure that existing ecommerce platforms
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