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merkant.com

An Internet-based global marketplace where buyers and sellers trade in everyday commodities. The company offers integrated logistics as well as numerous value added services such as credit insurance, translations, credit ratings etc.

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Europe's No.1 marketplace for Internet trade of daily commodities. Multi-lingual, multi-currency, we solve the traditional problems of people making business cross-border. In addition, we cut out the middlemen, thereby reducing the cost of products by as much as 40%.

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Strandbergsgatan 61, 5 floor
Stockholm 163 46
Sweden
+46 8 545 70060
+46 8 545 70069
http://www.merkant.com
Ian Brentnall
+46 8 545 70067

Company Facts
Founded:Apr 1997
Founders:Kurt Andersson
CEO:Kurt Andersson
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Stage:Growth
Category:Internet
Sector:Internet commerce
Employees:30
Profitability:Not Profitable
Funding raised:Yes
Funding sought:Yes
Seeking Partnerships:Yes

Non-executive Board Members

  • Jan Prising, Executive, Compass Partners European Equity
  • Claes Lindblom, CEO, CLR Partner
  • Patrik Gransäter, Partner, Speed Ventures
  • Sören Olofsson, MD, St. Göran's Hospital

    Key Customers

  • ICA Retail outlets
  • Nabisco
  • El Corte Ingles
  • IKEA Resturants
  • 7-eleven, Pressbyrån

    Key Business Partners

  • Ernst & Young
  • Lydeking AB
  • HumanKapital
  • Speed Ventures

    Key Competitors

  • Foodtrader.com
  • Efdex
  • Transora

    Capital Raised
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    Public Offerings
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