@WalmartLabs (Kosmix)
Location: 444 Castro Street, Suite 109 , Mountain View, California 94041, United States United States
Founded in: 2005
Stage: Not applicable
Number of employees: 50+
Funding history:
- Date: 06/2011, Acquisition: $300 M
Acquirer: Walmart
Short URL: vator.co/walmartlabs

@WalmartLabs (Kosmix)

Social + Mobile + Retail
Startup/business
California, United States United States
http://www.walmartlabs.com/

@WalmartLabs is at the center of retail, social and mobile. It is redefining commerce to create an integrated and seamless shopping experience for millions of consumers around the world.

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Kosmix was acquired by Walmart in May of 2011 to create @WalmartLabs.

Through the innovative fusion of retail, social and mobile, @WalmartLabs is redefining Commerce for the largest retailer worldwide. We are a group comprised of the brightest technologists and businesspeople in the industry, excited about the limitless opportunities that this next generation of Commerce will bring to billions of people around the globe, all in an effort to help them save money and live better.

Kosmix was funded by Time Warner Investments, Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Dag Ventures, private investor Ed Zander and Jeff Bezos' personal investment company, Bezos Expeditions.

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WalmartLabs is hiring.

http://www.walmartlabs.com/open-positions/

 


Team
  • Venky Harinarayan
    Venky Harinarayan | Team member
    Venky Harinarayan (@venky13) co-founded Kosmix with Anand Rajaraman with the vision of connecting people to information that makes a difference in their lives. Upon the acquisition of Kosmix by Walmart, Venky serves as SVP Walmart Global eCommerce...
  • Jodi Olson
    Jodi Olson | Team member
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