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Awards & Recognition

Award-Badge_Best Midsized Places to Work_ATX 2021
CB Insights Retail Tech 100
Manitoba’s Top Employers 2021 Winner
2020 Canada's Top Growing Companies Winner
2020 Report on Business ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies
Technology Fast 50 2019 Canada Winner
Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies Growth 500
Globe and Mail Canada's Top Growing
CIX Top 10 Growth
Entrepreneur of the year award 2017

Bold in the Media

Black Friday: A brief history and little known facts
Fox Business
November 27, 2021

Black Friday’s origins have competing mythos, but that hasn’t stopped it from becoming a holiday shopping bonanza

Buy now, pay later is the new layaway: What are the pros and cons?
Fox Business
November 25, 2021

American consumers prefer to buy now and pay later instead of using layaway programs this holiday season.

Pet Wellness Brand Kitsie Now Offers Subscription Option
CBD Retail Trends
November 18, 2021

Pet CBD wellness brand Kitsie added a subscription-based payment option for its product line of CBD bites, oils and topicals.

RSR Byline: 3 Ways to Get Your Checkout Ready to Go Anywhere
Total Retail
November 17, 2021

Consumers today expect the ability to shop on their own terms, be it browsing on their phone, switching to a desktop to complete an order and then picking it up in-store, or any other mapping process they may take on the route to a purchase. And more importantly, consumers want the experience to be frictionless in any channel they choose to engage with a brand.

4 Guys Launched Bold Commerce to Build Shopify Apps. Now 90k Brands Use Their Apps - What's Next
Grit Daily
November 3, 2021

It’s become somewhat of a rite of passage for entrepreneurs to work in their basements when starting companies. The co-founders of Bold Commerce flaunt this familiar founding story on their website, where they feature images of not one, but the three different basements they rotated between in the early days of the retail technology company.

How are brands responding to the acceleration of e-commerce? Sadly, not with better CX
Bulldog Reporter
October 19, 2021

With all the focus on the “journey” and the “experience” in brand and retail marketing these days, you’d think that communicators would be zeroing in on some substantial strategy for delivering better CX.

5 Headless Commerce Solutions for Retailers
StreetFight Magazine
October 12, 2021

Headless commerce is one of the latest innovations to hit the retail industry, offering both online and offline retailers the opportunity to decouple the purchasing and payments experience from their websites while also giving shoppers the ability to complete transactions from almost anywhere.

7 tech companies looking to hire over 200 Calgarians this October
The Daily Hive
October 5, 2021

Calgary is becoming known for its growing tech sector, and, as such, there are a number of companies hiring for jobs in the industry right now.

Half Of Retailers Have A Tech Problem — Here’s What They Can Do About It
Retail Bum
September 1, 2021

While consumers’ return to shopping in physical stores bears good news for retailers, they are now challenged with delivering a digital-first experience that blurs the lines between online and physical retail, according to Deanna Traa, chief marketing officer at Bold Commerce.

Prive has raised $1.7 million to build a more configurable e-commerce subscription platform
TechCrunch
August 30, 2021

Prive, a months-old, San Francisco-based startup founded by two former Uber product managers, just raised $1.7 million in pre-seed funding to create what it describes as a far more customizable e-commerce subscriptions platform for D2C brands.

8 in 10 Retailers Want to Improve the Online Checkout Experience
MarketingCharts
August 26, 2021

Retailers are aware there are things they can do in order to help customers embrace an omnichannel shopping experience, as well as enhance the online shopping experience.

Shopfiy has a cult-like following from developers, and it could be the company's biggest weapon against Amazon
Business Insider
August 25, 2021

Developers building apps for Shopify say that the platform's open APIs and friendly community make it an ideal spot for entrepreneurs.

5 Examples of Anywhere Commerce
Retail IT Insights
August 18, 2021

I remember nearly a decade ago when the idea of shopping from mobile seemed revolutionary. Retail and marketing experts regularly released consumer surveys and data showing consumers’ reluctance, but growing willingness, to purchase from their phones.

Don't Be A Zero: What Winning Ecommerce Sites Hope To Improve
MediaPost
August 13, 2021

Email marketers working for ecommerce sites are about to get busier, judging by Retail eCommerce in Context: The Next Iteration, a study from Bold Commerce, conducted by Retail Systems Research, being publicized this week.

More than half of retailers struggling to join on and offline experiences
InternetRetailing
August 5, 2021

More than half (58%) of leading retailers admit that they’re not living up to consumers’ expectations when it comes to bringing together digital and physical experiences. And, despite retailers’ massive shift to digital over the past year, 51% of large retailers say that digital channels still account for only 20% or less of their total revenue.

Study: Consumers more socially conscious post-pandemic
BizReport
August 3, 2021

After the pandemic, shoppers have made some definitive changes in how they are using consumable goods and how they are engaging with brands and merchants. One of the biggest changes - shoppers are now more socially conscious.

Bold Commerce Listed in 2021 Now Tech Report
MarTech Series
July 29, 2021

Bold Commerce, the ecommerce technology company that powers anywhere commerce for the world’s leading omnichannel retailers and emerging DTC brands, today announced that it has been listed in Forrester’s research report, “Now Tech: Recurring B2C SaaS Billing Management Solutions, Q3 2021.”

17 companies hiring for more than 500 jobs in Calgary this August
Daily Hive
July 27, 2021

There are a wide variety of roles available in the city this August, and we’ve put together a list of 17 places that are hiring for more than 500 positions in Calgary right now.

Five things retailers can't do (easily) without headless checkout
Chain Store Age
July 20, 2021

Many made the move to all-in-one SaaS platforms at a lower cost, and app or plug-in marketplaces to add more features. Fast forward to today: Retailer ambitions have outgrown traditional ecommerce approaches.

Kylie Cosmetics relaunches with shoppable livestream
Glossy
July 15, 2021

Kylie Jenner’s infamous lip kits are back on the market, as the star bets on shoppable livestreaming as part of her Kylie Cosmetics relaunch.

Digital sales gain momentum despite aging e-commerce platforms
Chain Store Age
July 7, 2021

A new retailer survey indicates that successful retailers are focusing on digital channel sales, but may not be staying current with their technology.

Banker, Builder, Finance Leader | Stuart Henrickson, CFO, Bold Commerce
CFO Thought Leader Podcast
June 30, 2021

"We really develop software solutions for e-commerce platforms for companies that you know about, like Shopify, BigCommerce, WooCommerce, and commercetools."

Shopify Announces Changes to its Revenue Share Model for Developers at Shopify Unite 2021
BetaKit
June 29, 2021

Shopify’s ecosystem of app developers and partners have created nearly 6,000 apps, generated by a wide array of companies, including some notable Canadian tech startups, such as Bold Commerce, Livescale Technologies, and Smile.io.

Bold Commerce Partners With commercetools to Enable Commerce Anywhere
MarTech Series
June 3, 2021

Bold Commerce, the ecommerce technology company that powers checkout, subscriptions, and pricing experiences for leading retailers and DTC brands, announces its partnership with commercetools.

Boldly going headless: Very happy Harry Rosen sings praises of Bold Commerce's new partnership, which has seen the iconic menswear store's online sales triple during lockdown
Winnipeg Free Press
June 3, 2021

Bold Commerce has become a great business by building apps that work inside the Shopify e-commerce platform, but it has long had a vision that goes beyond that, including creating tools that would allow brands to sell to their customers in any kind of digital environment.

Soon You'll Be Able to Shop During Your Workout: How Headless Checkout is Making Shopping Possible Everywhere
Forbes
May 20, 2021

As a consumer, you might not think about what’s powering your online shopping and checkout experience when you’re toggling between Amazon, Wayfair, and Etsy. But you’re certainly aware of the experience you have while finding what you want, paying for it and receiving it.

Subscription and content personalization platform Piano raises $88M
VentureBeat
May 18, 2021

Piano had previously raised around $28 million, and its latest cash injection comes amid a flurry of VC activity across the digital subscriptions space, with ReCharge recently raising $277 million for its subscriptions platform for ecommerce companies and Bold Commerce securing $27 million earlier this year, shortly after Chargebee locked down $55 million.

Increasing Revenue with Subscription Services
Independent Retailer
May 18, 2021

Bold Commerce, which works with over 90,000 retail brands, including Vera Bradley, Staples, and Pepsi’s GameFuel, surveyed 800 brands to gauge their current use of subscription programs and understand how they are attracting and retaining subscribers.

Increasing Revenue with Subscription Services
Independent Retailer (print)
May 14, 2021

According to new research from Bold Commerce, more than 70 percent of retailers have, or soon will, integrate subscriptions into their ecommerce strategies, while more than half say that subscriptions make up 20 percent or more of their total sales.

5 Things Retailers Can't Do (Easily) Without Headless Checkout
Total Retail
May 11, 2021

Fast-forward to today: Brands’ ambitions have outgrown traditional e-commerce approaches. Platforms that once liberated business by providing a digital channel designed specifically for selling through a website are now limiting their potential to sell everywhere else they operate in the digital realm.

Shopify sees its devloper platform as key to driving the future trends of ecommerce
BetaKit
May 7, 2021

The ecosystem consists of both Shopify’s developers as well as partnered developers that agree to build apps directly on Shopify’s platform. Partners include prominent e-commerce software companies Klaviyo, PostScript and Winnipeg-based Bold Commerce. Shopify’s developer ecosystem consists of 5,900 apps.

Ecommerce subscriptions platform ReCharge raises $277M
VentureBeat
May 6, 2021

The raise comes as consumer brands across the spectrum have had to adapt to a new commercial landscape.

Headless Checkout - Yvan Boisjoli of Bold Commerce
Retail is Your Business
May 5, 2021

Yvan Boisjoli, CEO and Co-Founder of Bold Commerce, a technology company that builds specialized ecommerce applications for 90k+ DTC retailers, shares how the next phase of ecommerce will be defined by a headless checkout experience.

Ecommerce Company Bold Commerce Joins the MACH Alliance
MarTechCube
April 28, 2021

Bold will work alongside other members to bring awareness and education to the market on how to benefit from open tech ecosystems and composable enterprise technology.

Bold Commerce Joins the MACH Alliance to Help Advance the Movement to Composable Commerce
MarTech Series
April 28, 2021

Bold Commerce, the ecommerce technology company that powers checkout, subscriptions, and pricing experiences for enterprise retailers and DTC brands, announced it has joined the MACH Alliance.

Why Enterprise eCommerce
CMSWire
April 16, 2021

According to Yvan Boisjoli, CEO and co-founder of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-based Bold Commerce, this can be especially useful for the checkout process of the future. “The next phase of e-commerce will be defined by a checkout experience that can take place anywhere,” he said.

Up Close: In Conversation with Bold Commerce COO Odus Wittenburg
Sourcing Journal
April 14, 2021

In this Q&A, Odus Wittenburg, chief operating officer of e-commerce solution firm Bold Commerce, discusses the importance of customizing the checkout experience, how headless commerce can help to create more flexibility by decoupling online stores’ front and back ends, and how retailers can optimize omnichannel services.

Three prairies-based startups close seed rounds, raising combined $2.45 million
BetaKit
April 1, 2021

In January, Winnipeg, Manitoba-based ecommerce solutions provider Bold Commerce raised a $35 million CAD Series B led by OMERS Ventures.

Boldly growing its business and its brand
Winnipeg Free Press
March 19, 2021

With another $35 million in its war chest from a second round of venture capital funding in January — it raised $22 million in Jan. 2019 — Bold Commerce is on another growth spurt looking to hire more than 100 people in the next three months.

Bold Commerce Plans to Make 125 Hires in 90 Days to Meet Surging Demand
Built in Austin
March 18, 2021

As consumers have stayed out of stores and in front of their screens, e-commerce has soared for countless brands and businesses. Bold Commerce is aiming to aggressively grow its headcount so it can meet the rising demand for its headless commerce solution among brands looking to keep up with the times.

Bold Commerce raises $27 million to power ‘headless’ ecommerce with APIs
VentureBeat
January 19, 2021

Bold Commerce, a company that builds tools and integrations for ecommerce stores, has raised $27 million in a series B round of funding led by Omers Ventures.

Powering Online Purchases, Bold Commerce Bags $27M Series B
Crunchbase
January 19, 2021

Retailers and brands aim to break through the clutter of all of the messaging out there in e-commerce. Bold Commerce is developing technology so they can do just that.

Bold Commerce raises $35 million CAD Series B backed by OMERS
Betakit
January 19, 2021

Once known only as Shopify’s largest app developer, Winnipeg-based Bold Commerce is hoping a $35 million CAD ($27 million USD) Series B round will help it become the platform to power commerce anywhere and everywhere.

Harry Rosen Goes ‘Headless’ to Support Digital Service Shift
Financial Post
December 18, 2020

That is why Canadian menswear retailer Harry Rosen sped up its digital transformation to bring one-to-one relationships online.

How Harry Rosen built a personalized digital experience during the pandemic
Financial Post
December 15, 2020

The pandemic prompted Harry Rosen to accelerate its digital transformation plans, implementing changes in mere months that normally would have taken the company years to pull off.

Silver linings and lessons learned when the pandemic sent us home to work
Financial Post
October 19, 2020

Entrepreneurs share their experiences and wisdom on the new way of doing business.

Write Your Next Chapter at These 7 Now-Hiring Companies
Built in Austin
September 29, 2020

What makes a workplace special? Sure, company mission, innovative projects and compelling perks and benefits matter a great deal. But what can really make or break a career experience is the people.

'No going back after this'
Winnipeg Free Press
April 21, 2020

A robust e-commerce platform could mean difference between life and death for many locked-down businesses.

New Platform Helps Businesses, Customers Connect Amid COVID-19
Chris D
April 03, 2020

A Winnipeg company has launched an online directory to connect consumers with businesses that are still operating in the midst of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Here's How #cdntech companies are pitching in during COVID-19
Betakit
March 19, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates in Canada and around the world, businesses are taking steps to help flatten the curve and support customers through new products, services, and free offerings. This list will outline what Canadian tech companies are offering during the outbreak.

Province to help tech company grow workforce
Winnipeg Free Press
December 16, 2019

A skilled workforce is essential for continued growth and to remain competitive on a global scale. Like Bold Commerce, our government is confident in the future of our province and our people, and we appreciate its reinvestment in Manitoba.

Bold Commerce Is Hiring SaaS Sales Roles for Its New Austin Office
Built in Austin
December 09, 2019

Canada-based Bold Commerce has become Austin’s newest SaaS player with the addition of a sales office downtown. The e-commerce software startup will operate from a WeWork space at 600 Congress Avenue. It plans to add 40 new sales and operations roles in Austin in the next year, including a director of enterprise sales and a director of partnerships.

Winnipeg-based Bold Commerce opens first international outpost in Austin
Winnipeg Free Press
December 5, 2019

Winnipeg-based Bold Commerce is expanding its business operations to Austin, Texas. The e-commerce solution developer said the expansion is in step with its plans to further accelerate its growth both geographically and in the e-commerce market.

Bold hires industry veteran to lead sales team in Texas
Winnipeg Free Press
December 4, 2019

Fresh from a glitch-free Black Friday/Cyber Monday marathon where Bold Commerce’s 90,000 merchant customers from around the world did millions of dollars of business using the Winnipeg company’s e-commerce tools, Bold is now on to the next chapter of its growth — breaking into the enterprise space.

Manitoba businesses among fastest growing across the country
Winnipeg Free Press
September 12, 2019

Bold Commerce, the local e-commerce software titan, placed 12th overall, one of only three Prairie companies to place in the top 25.

Cix names top 20 early stage startups top 10 growth stage startups of 2019
betakit.com
September 5, 2019

Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) has named the Top 20 Early and Top 10 Growth Canadian technology startups that have been accepted into its annual awards program.

Press Releases

Austin, Texas & Winnipeg, Canada – June 3, 2021
Bold Commerce partners with commercetools to enable commerce anywhere
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Austin, Texas & Winnipeg, Canada – April 27, 2021
Bold Commerce Joins the MACH Alliance to help advance the movement to composable commerce
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Austin, Texas & Winnipeg, Canada – April 06, 2021
Bold Commerce Introduces Agency Early Adopter Program, Designed to Get Brands to Market Faster on commercetools
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Austin, Texas & Winnipeg, Canada – March 25, 2021
Bold Commerce Jumpstarts Agency Partnerships on WooCommerce with Launch of New Early Adopter Program
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Austin, Texas & Winnipeg, Canada – March 23, 2021
Bold Commerce Taps Former Rackspace Executive as Chief Operating Officer as it Scales ‘Anywhere Commerce’ Across Retail Brands’ Digital Properties
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Austin, Texas & Winnipeg, Canada – January 19, 2021
Bold Commerce Raises $27M to Enable Commerce Anywhere; Turning Every Interaction With a Brand Into a Shoppable Moment
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Austin, Texas – January 11, 2021
Built In Honors Bold Commerce in Its Esteemed 2021 Best Places To Work Awards
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New York, USA – December 3, 2020
Bold Commerce Named to the 2020 CB Insights Retail Tech 100 -- List of Most Innovative B2B Retail Technology Companies
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Winnipeg, MB & Austin, TX – June 10, 2020
Bold Commerce and Crowd Favorite Announce Private Beta Launch of Bold Checkout for WooCommerce
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Winnipeg, MB – April 2, 2020
Bold Commerce Launches ‘Buylocal.ly’ Platform to Help Businesses Connect with Customers
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Winnipeg, MB – December 5, 2019
Bold Commerce Expands Operations to Austin; Bolsters Leadership Team
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