Commerce technology is a massive opportunity (and retail is not dead)

Commerce technology is a massive opportunity (and retail is not dead) (via Pando Daily) By Ajay Agarwal, February 22, 2013 There has been recent discussion about whether retail is dead. We couldn’t disagree more. We predict that over the next five years consumers will experience completely new retail models that effectively use physical locations combined with world class Internet…

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Lessons Learned from Kiva Systems

This morning, Amazon’s purchase of Kiva Systems for $775 Million officially closed. Mick Mountz, Kiva’s CEO and Founder, and his team did an amazing job of creating, building, and commercializing a revolutionary technology to transform how ecommerce distribution is done.  We, at Bain Capital Ventures, were fortunate to fund Kiva’s first institutional round in late 2004, when the company was […]

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