Some interesting e-commerce news from the past days:
Tippr takes over FanForce
Group purchasing startup Tippr has purchased FanForce. FanForce is a white-label solution for Groupon-like collective sales campaigns. A similar startup is ChompOn, who we’ve already profiled.
Mass customization of diamond rings, via HelloIngo (German link):
Around 60,000 diamonds are available to choose from. With a search, you can refine down to carat weight, clarity, color, cut and price and have the resulting selection of matching stones displayed.”
Markets for handmade
Mashable has a worthwhile summary on 10 online markets for handmade goods.
CustomMade, a marketplace for handmade furniture and similar products has received a financing round of $1.15 million.
Originally posted in German by Marcel Weiss, adapted for excitingcommerce.com by Jason Soo.