Sellaround, the Stuttgart based startup wich helps you sell individual products via social selling widgets, just received fresh capital in a financing round with K5. The concrete sum is not disclosed yet, but it is in the 6-figures. Sellaround was founded in 2010 and is operated by Maria GmbH. The service is available in German and English.
On Sellaround.net, probably the first ever social commerce platform for selling and reselling in the social web, users create widgets that combine ad banners and mini-shop with integrated payment process. The widgets can be embedded in Facebook, Twitter, on blogs, websites and as QR code and are used as virtual sales area. There is also the option of offering the products for resale, further boosting viral circulation. Sellaround.net is free of charge and is aimed in particular at young artists (musicians, designers, authors, etc.) seeking to distribute their works in a lucrative manner. However, professional vendors seeking a broader distribution of their products will also discover that Sellaround.net is a suitable platform. For more info about Sellaround make sure to check out their promotional video: