Volo Commerce

Volo Commerce has over a decade of multichannel e-commerce experience working closely with merchants and brands selling across international marketplaces like Amazon and eBay and website platforms

Nature of business

SaaS based ERP platform to support online merchants and brands selling through market places such as Amazon and eBay

Description of deal

NVM Private Equity led a £6.2 million investment with participation from funds managed by Downing LLP in September 2017

Growth strategy

Volo will primarily use this new funding to expand its business into North America and across other international sales channels.

News

Volo Commerce enables brands and retailers to maximise the opportunity of multichannel commerce.

By deploying Volo’s software platform, customers are able to efficiently and rapidly grow their e-commerce business by accessing leading marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay and Walmart, and automating all aspects of the selling process. In addition, the solution incorporates multichannel best practices and know-how, whilst giving customers valuable analytics to improve profitability and drive growth. Volo supports hundreds of customers ranging from major brands to online specialists, to achieve greater scale through marketplace selling and international expansion, by removing costs and complexity.

Volo is headquartered in the UK but also has a growing office in New York with mature partnerships and integrations with the leading marketplaces. Volo’s Chairman is industry veteran, Ben White one of the best known technology entrepreneurs in the UK and a co-founder of Messagelabs, the first company in the world to deliver anti-virus and anti-spam in the cloud. Messagelabs was sold to Symantec for $700 million in 2008.

“Our mission continues to be ‘to make selling online as easy as buying online.’ This investment will enable us to help more businesses grow and accelerate our international expansion whilst continuing to innovate across the platform”.

Paul Watson, CEO of Volo Commerce.