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Ecommerce Aggregator Weekly

Issue #8 | March 17th 2022

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David Shi

Mar 18 2022

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Welcome to Ecommerce Aggregator Weekly from Operator. This week's edition covers the industry for the past two weeks, starting from early March.

New aggregators and fundraising announcements have happened at a breakneck pace, so we're excited to bring you the latest updates.

Read our quick roundup of what happened last week in the aggregator world below.


L Catterton, the consumer-centric private equity firm, took an undisclosed stake in the e-commerce aggregator Dragonfly. ‎[WWD]

Society Brands Raises $204M Led by i80 Group in First Institutional Capital Raise. [PRNews]

Spanish aggregator YABA scores $85 million to back digital brands that sell via Amazon. []

Thrasio-Backer Benevolent Capital Invests In Indian D2C Startup Wellcurve. [Inc42]

Brand Aggregator Flummox Raises $12.9M led by Fasanara Capital. [Pymnts]

UpScalio snags $15 million in funding led by Gulf Islamic Investments. [TheEconomicTimes


The 10-slide pitch deck Flashpoint VC, an investor in Amazon aggregator Accel Club, uses to recruit new venture scouts. ‎[BusinessInsider]

How rollup ecommerce unicorn GlobalBees was started to help entrepreneurs scale their D2C brands. [YourStory]

Is 2022 the Right Time to Sell Your FBA Business? With brand acquisitions at an all time high, maybe it’s time to give the keys to someone else. [Boosted]

The best Shopify practices—what goals to prioritize and the most efficient ways to achieve them. [Dianthus]

Two former Procter & Gamble employees raise millions to acquire and grow high-potential “better-for-you” consumer brands. [Let'sTalkExits]

Indiegogo and BRANDED team up to enable entrepreneurs on Indiegogo's platform to accelerate and scale their businesses through potential acquisition. [PRNews]

The 11-slide pitch deck Flummox used to raise $13 million. [BusinessInsider]

Disco gets brands together and uses the collective data to make better marketing and merchandising decisions. ‎[TechCrunch]

Three industries—e-commerce, supplements/skincare, beauty/personal care—ripe for acquisition in 2022. [FastCompany]

Twitter expands e-commerce efforts with its new shopping feature, Twitter Shops. [TechCrunch]

The Fortia Group locks in multiple new mandates for ecommerce exits for Q1, 2022 and introduces its aggregator corporate financing arm. [PRNews]

ChannelEngine raises $50M for an operating system that helps retailers sell through marketplaces. [TechCrunch]

The Fortia Group Launches the World's First-ever Investment Syndicate Solely for eCommerce Aggregators. [PRNews]


‎‎Olsam Group (Olsam), an ecommerce platform, has hired Steven Wait as Director of eCommerce. ‎[PrivateEquityWire]

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Until next time,

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