E-commerrce Tech Startup Shogun Raises $2.1M in Series A Funding

Shogun which is a Burlingame, CA-based ecommerce tech startup has now secured $2.1 Million in the funding round of Series A. The investors include the Y Combinator and Initialized Capital.

The company will be going to use the funds for its growth expansion, ramp up the hiring process, and build out the new features for its clients.

The startup which is led by the Finbarr Taylor. Shogun provides a drag and drops landing page builder for the ecommerce sites such as the BigCommerce and Shopify, where the company technology integrates directly with.

Some of the marketing and merchandising teams at an ecommerce company can also rapidly build and iterate on their web pages and create a custom shopping experiences.

The company as of now has more than 6000 clients which also includes the fitness apparel company Gaiam, watchmaker MVMT and men apparel company Chubbies Shorts.

“We were drawn to Shogun because it is solving a big problem in a fast-growing market segment,” said Alexis Ohanian, Co-founder & Managing Partner at Initialized Capital. “This team is impressive – they bootstrapped to $1M in revenue and profitability. They have a clear vision for how to continue providing value to their clients, and some very compelling new features in the works for 2019. We’re excited to work alongside them to make it happen.”

Finbarr Taylor, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Shogun, said, “E-commerce sites have a tough time standing out, and Shogun’s solutions make it simple for non-technical staff to build out amazing front ends that attract and convert customers. This funding will help get Shogun to the next level in terms of both features and continued revenue growth. We’re thrilled to be working with Initialized and Y Combinator as we move forward.”

About Shogun

Shogun is the best drag-and-drop landing page builder for e-commerce sites, and is the only enterprise-grade page builder for Shopify and BigCommerce with technology that integrates directly into both platforms.  Because Shogun empowers marketing and merchandising teams at e-commerce companies to rapidly build and iterate on their web pages.

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