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PowerReviews  Acquired by Viewpoints (2014 $ 30,000,000 )

22 4th Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 315-9208
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Paul Gaffney (Desktone COO) Vince Monical (Google Former Director of Mobile and Emerging Platforms) John W Jarve (Menlo Ventures Managing Director) Benjamin A Boyer (Lehman Brothers Venture Partners Venture Partner)
Advisory board: Howard Hartenbaum (Draper Richards General Partner)

Business description: PowerReviews provides brands and retailers with a complete solution for consumer product reviews - fully outsourced, white-label and most importantly, free of charge. The company developed patent-pending implementation and customer-facing technologies to deliver this service free to retailers while providing enterprise-quality functionality and reliability. "We believe that reviews are central to the online shopping experience and that the consumer realizes the most benefit when everyone participates, so we created an enterprise-class service that all retailers can use," said Robert Chea, COO of PowerReviews. "What makes reviews so valuable to the retailer is the right kind of reporting. Our reports give retailers relevant and accurate information about their products that help them make better merchandising and product development decisions. Reviews should be a starting point, not a dead-end." To accomplish this PowerReviews developed a number of unique, patent-pending features that improve the consumer and retailer experience, and deliver better, more accurate information about products.
Customers include: Diapers.comJourneysNetShops OrbitzRadioShackStaples TicketsNow;;  Abt Electronics;  Adorama;  Dymo;  Evogear;  Gardener's Supply ;  Green Mountain Coffee Roasters';  Lillian Vernon ;  Mountain Gear;  Performance Bicycle;  ProSound;  REI;;;  Shop;  Toysrus;  Wolf Camera
Partners include: ATGCoremetricsDemandwareEndeca Technologies Escalate LinkShareMarketLiveMercadoOmnitureSLI Systems;  Commission Junction;  Coresense;  elastic path;  Fry;  GSI Commerce;  SiteBrand;  Truition;  Venda;  Virid;  youramigo

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jul 2014   May 2011
Capital raised: 71.0M
Last Round: 35.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Viewpoints (2014 $ 30,000,000 )

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Record updated: Jan 2017
Sector: Internet
Headcount: 26-50 as of Oct 2008
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jul 2014   May 2011
Capital Raised: 71.0M
Last Round: 35.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Viewpoints (2014 $ 30,000,000 )