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Unbxd Launches Browse at eTail West, completing the trifecta of online product discovery — search, browse, and product recommendations.

Unbxd, the world’s smartest product discovery platform, announced the launch of their latest product earlier today. Unbxd’s Browse combines the accuracy of AI-driven automation with unique merchandiser insight to offer shoppers a personalized shopping experience.

February 27, 2018

Former Instart Logic technology leader Jayanth Vijayaraghavan joins as SVP of Engineering, and former Akamai Technologies VP Ravi Maira as SVP of Product

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – JANUARY 10, 2018 – Unbxd Inc. (unbxd.com), a leading cloud-based product discovery solution for eCommerce, today welcomed Jayanth Vijayaraghavan as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Ravi Maira as Senior Vice President of Product. READ MORE

Mountain View, Calif., — January 10, 2018

E-commerce search and personalization prove to be valuable for better product discovery

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., OCTOBER 24, 2017 — Unbxd released the 2017 edition of the ‘State of Mobile Product Discovery 2017’ report, earlier today. The report is based on data gathered from 60 million sessions of US shoppers on the Unbxd Product Discovery Platform. The annually published report provides insights on key metrics on mobile product discovery, the role of search, and personalization on mobile.

The State of Mobile Product Discovery 2017 Report is available for download on the Unbxd website.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., – OCTOBER 24, 2017

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 — Unbxd Inc. (unbxd.com), a leading cloud-based product discovery solution for ecommerce, welcomed Sanjay Singh as Chief Operating Officer today. He also joins the Board of Directors at Unbxd.

Singh, a former Senior Vice President at Akamai Technologies, takes on the challenge of driving the go-to- market strategy for Unbxd.

Unbxd recently raised $12.5 million in funding led by Eight Roads Ventures, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Ltd.

“We are excited to welcome Sanjay to the Unbxd team,” said Pavan Sondur, Co-Founder and CEO, Unbxd. “His extensive experience in building and growing global businesses will accelerate our go-to- market strategy and continue to guide us to a leadership position as a cloud technology provider for ecommerce.” READ MORE

February 27, 2018

Personalized product discovery & search platform powers 120+ US online retailers to capture lost revenue

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., JUNE 19, 2017 — Unbxd, the cloud-based product discovery platform for e-commerce, has raised $12.5 million in Series C funding led by Eight Roads Ventures, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited, and from existing investors IDG Ventures, Inventus Capital Partners and Nirvana Ventures. Unbxd will further invest in its artificial intelligence (AI) powered platform that enables online retailers to capture the 15%-40% in revenue that is lost due to a poor product discovery experience.

Mountain View, Calif., June 19, 2017

After evaluating whether to hire a search expert in-house or contract with an external firm, Thomas, Senior Director of Corporate And Digital Marketing at ibSupply, ended up talking to Unbxd. The Unbxd team worked closely with ibSupply to improve the search system. Implementation of the program was about five weeks. “It was worth having their people [Unbxd] here learning about our search needs and doing the heavy lifting while our people could work on other things,” says Thomas.

March 28, 2017

They say “seek and you shall find,” but sometimes, a search doesn’t always come up as fruitful as all parties had hoped. This can especially be the case in eCommerce.

“Site search has been an unsolved problem in eCommerce, with online retailers losing significant revenue every day because they are not able to connect shoppers to the products they are most likely to buy,”…

December 23, 2016

IbSupply.com grows site search revenue 40% and lifts conversion rate with new search tools. From an e-commerce perspective, what’s the difference between a business customer and a consumer? The former is a buyer and the latter is a shopper, and that distinction makes site search a critical function for business-to-business companies, says Harley Thomas, senior director of corporate and digital marketing for ibSupply.com…

December 12, 2016

Mobile commerce has reached its tipping point. Mobile-optimized sites and shopping applications are no longer a nice-to-have for online retailers, but an absolute must to grow profitability and GMV from mobile channels. This is because ecommerce has grown to be mobile-first, with the majority of users opting to shop on mobile devices over desktop, accounting for 61 percent of total ecommerce traffic. However, this is not the complete picture when it comes to …

November 8, 2016

While the peak holiday season is still a few weeks away, it is never too early for consumers to start shopping and, therefore, for merchandisers to start planning. Holiday shopping gets busier and more competitive every year, as consumers are faced with increasing options for researching and making purchases. A multichannel, multiplatform retail experience is absolutely essential for staying a step ahead of the competition and maximizing sales opportunities…

October 11, 2016

Naveen Gupta, Former IBM Asia Pacific Mobility Head, Will Lead Unbxd’s North American Expansion. SUNNYVALE, CA – (Marketwired) – 09/28/16 – Unbxd (unbxd.com), the fastest growing cloud-based product discovery solution, announced today it has named Naveen Gupta as Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development, to help drive growth opportunities within the North America region.Gupta brings a wealth of sales and product …

September 28, 2016

Unbxd, the world’s smartest product discovery platform, announced the launch of their latest product earlier today. Unbxd’s Browse combines the accuracy of AI-driven automation with unique merchandiser insight to offer shoppers a personalized shopping experience.

September 27, 2016

When it comes to driving traffic and conversions, there are no hard and fast rules to be followed.2016 has been an interesting year for eCommerce in India, with an increasing number of shoppers using connected devices to purchase products online. At 277 Million users, India surpassed the US to become the 2nd most connected country in the world. Some skeptics might also consider it a bumpy ride, with an almost overnight fall from grace for the once poster boys of the …

February 27, 2018

Ethnic fashion portal CBazaar relies on technology to enhance its user experience – a key to success in ecommerce. The tech comes from Bangalore-based startup Unbxd which drives 75 percent of the sales on the site. With the growth in number of products available on CBazaar, it needed personalized recommendations for different users on its geographically distributed websites in India, Australia, the UK, and the US. This is what the analytics engine of Unbxd provides to …

May 5, 2016