2015 was full of very interesting eCommerce startups.
Which of them should you pay special attention to in 2016?
eCommerce Startups to watch in 2016
- Wish is a mobile shopping startup that looks like Pinterest but only shows you what you want to buy.
- Casper wants to tackle the traditionally convoluted process of buying a mattress and streamline it for the web.
- With Instacar, you can order groceries by phone or online, and have them
delivered to your apartment in less than an hour.
+ Singapore’s Honestbee – Asia’s version of Instacart.
- Jet.com logs more than 1 million customers. Launched in July, it’s growing quickly and it’s reportedly close to completing a $500 million funding round.
New models emerges in eCommerce
- Membership commerce
These companies offer customers a yearly subscription for a fixed price and in return customers get to shop at heavily discounted prices.
- Rental commerce
This category was opened up by Rent the Runway but there are other interesting companies in the space as well.
- Just in Time
OnDemand Products and Services. Eg. Shyp, Caviar, Doordash.