RangeMe, an online marketplace connecting suppliers and retailers, has been announced as the winner of the Digital Commerce Startup of the Year competition hosted by Shop.Org. The competition, which is part of Shop.Org’s Retail Digital Summit, pits startups against each other for a chance to break into the digital retail industry.
“We are incredibly excited to see what is in store for RangeMe, and believe that they have the potential to bring retailing to the next level,” Artemis Berry, Vice President of Digital Retail for Shop.Org said in a recent press release.
The annual competition awards winning startups with $20,000, a one year membership with the National Retail Federation, and a spot in next year’s Retail’s BIG Show and Shop.Org’s 2017 Digital Summit. In addition, RangeMe will also receive the chance to pitch to the top digital retail executives at the National Retail Foundation’s 2017 meeting.
“I’m so happy to be named the winner and I look forward to building the RangeMe marketplace and continuing to provide with the right tools to be successful,” RangeMe CEO Nicky Jackson said in a recent press release.
Judges for the competition were:
Pano Athos, founder and managing director, XRC Labs
David Brussin, founder and executive chairman, Monetate, Inc.
Bryon Colby, senior vice president, digital commerce, Cornerstone Brands, Inc.
Angela Kapp, president, Kappcorp
Ken Seiff, managing director, Beanstalk Ventures