LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SteelHouse (www.SteelHouse.com) today announced the company has closed $6.3 million in Series B funding from Greycroft Partners (www.GreycroftPartners.com), Rincon Venture Partners (www.Rinconvp.com), Lighthouse Venture Group (www.LighthouseVenture.com) and joins original investors Baroda Ventures (www.BarodaVentures.com) and Ron Conway / SV Angel (www.SVAngel.com).
SteelHouse continues to revolutionize eCommerce marketing with its Behavioral Commerce platform, which powers its exclusive Real Time Offers, as well as its award-winning Retargeting and Acquisition products.
Behavioral Commerce helps eCommerce companies give different shoppers different offers based on their shopping personalities and buying behaviors. The SteelHouse platform enables retailers to understand who their shoppers are by their personalities and buying behaviors, and deploy offers to them in real-time as they’re shopping. The result: retailers are able to reach the greatest number of qualified shoppers at the moment when they are most receptive and able to act.
SteelHouse has been recognized by top industry award competitions from coast to coast – winning the ad:tech Innovation Award at ad:tech New York 2011, and sweeping at Under The Radar in Silicon Valley by winning both the Judge’s Choice and Audience Choice awards. The company was selected by TiE Silicon Valley as one of the Top 10 Emerging Internet Technologies in the world, and won the top award at the prestigious Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 showcase event.
“SteelHouse’s personality-powered, Behavioral Commerce platform is finding an eager audience of online retailers that need to connect with shoppers more deeply and faster than ever before,” said Dana Settle of Greycroft Partners. “SteelHouse makes innovative leaps further and faster than anyone in this space, and that ability compels eCommerce sites to use SteelHouse’s solutions to stay ahead of the competition.”
“SteelHouse is the kind of company we want to be part of – a visionary team bringing fresh ideas and a new approach to eCommerce marketing,” said Jim Andelman of Rincon Venture Partners. “Their technology and products ensure a clear path to success.”
“We’ll use this investment to grow aggressively and accelerate the pace we bring ground-breaking technology to market,” said Mark Douglas, SteelHouse CEO. “The next 12 months will be the most exciting year in our company’s history.”
SteelHouse™ (www.SteelHouse.com) is pioneering the emerging field of Behavioral Commerce, enabling online retailers to deliver offers to their shoppers based on their distinct shopping personalities and buying behaviors – immediately – anywhere on the web through any device. SteelHouse products, Real Time Offers and Retargeting, enable eCommerce sites to direct shopper behavior on and off their sites. With SteelHouse marketers for the first time can truly understand who their shoppers are by their shopping personalities and buying behaviors and – just as important – act on that intelligence right away with offers that will increase their conversions, sales and revenue.
Investors include Silicon Valley legend Ron Conway / SV Angel and venture capital firms Baroda Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Rincon Venture Partners and LightHouse Venture. The SteelHouse team includes veteran direct marketers and engineers from eHarmony, E*TRADE, Oracle and the Rubicon Project. SteelHouse is based in Los Angeles, Calif.