SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ShopVibe emerged from stealth-mode today announcing its social shopping platform that enables people to keep track of their shopping and instantly find lower prices, think Pinterest meets Shopping.com. A cross-channel application, ShopVibe is accessible through PCs, tablets and mobile phones.
"There has been a fundamental shift in how people consider and buy products in our highly connected and socially networked world. With the rapid adoption of smart phones, tablets and other Internet enabled devices, consumers now have access to a vast amount of product information but often don't use it to their advantage" said ShopVibe CEO and co-founder Ken Leeder. "A company that enables people to better manage their shopping in one convenient application will be the vanguard of the next revolution in consumer behavior in the multi-trillion dollar commerce market. ShopVibe intends to be that company."
ShopVibe's platform makes it easy for people to keep track of their shopping in one place. It enables people to:
- Save with one click. Capture products from any retail site and instantly find lower prices.
- Track in one place. Track products and prices in one place that is accessible from any device.
- Share with friends. Share great product discoveries and advice with friends.
"Feedback from alpha users has been excellent and allowed us to improve overall user experience. Users are sharing products and really engaging with the app," says Leeder. "People like the fact that ShopVibe saves them time and money, as well as makes it easy to connect with friends around shopping."
The ShopVibe team is lead by co-founders Ken Leeder and Sandeep Nawathe, experienced entrepreneurs with complementary skill sets and a history of working well together. The two previously started a successful enterprise product information management company together called Full Degree. Their other ventures include RealTravel, an award winning social travel site and AdForce, which went public in 1999.
ShopVibe is privately funded and currently in the process of closing its seed round.
ShopVibe was started in 2011 after co-founders Ken Leeder and Sandeep Nawathe witnessed their wives struggling to keep track of their shopping and searching many sites for better prices. ShopVibe is a social shopping platform that makes it easy for people to keep track of their shopping in one place, save money, and connect with friends around shopping.