Cape Town-based online platform Shopstar has formally announced its new investment partners KAMERS and Nona Creative.
Shopstar (Pty) Ltd, the locally-developed online shopping platform launched in 2013, originally focused on small and medium-size businesses and creatives to set up and manage their own mobile-friendly online stores. While many shops are now running successfully on Shopstar (combined turnover exceeded R30-mio last year), smaller brands still found it difficult to sell online and required additional marketing clout.
Jens Herf – Shopstar, Magdel Kemp – KAMERS, Mik Scott – Nona Creative
The potential for big marketplaces in the online space and the development of an endorsement model to promote small businesses under their wings has led Shopstar to team up with KAMERS – the biggest retail pop-up market in South Africa – and Nona Creative – a top SA digital product development and consultation studio.
“KAMERS have a wealth of experience in retail and in nurturing emerging brands to become successful and develop their potential. Nona Creative is one of the top digital product development studio in the country. By combining forces and signing them …read more