“They’re off to a fast start, garnering a five-star app rating with impressive user engagement metrics.”said Doug Renert, co-founding partner of Tandem.
Today Sift, the iPad app that mines marketing emails to map users’ shopping fingerprints and deliver a beautiful shopping experience, announces their seed funding closure of $540,000. The company was originally backed by Tandem, the world’s first and largest mobile accelerator fund, and new investors include Shawn Wang, co-founder of Baidu and Unity Ventures, Deep Nishar, SVP of Product at LinkedIn, Bhupen Shah, co-founder of Sling Media, Sand Hill Angels and others.
Sift, which is reimagining the way consumers connect with the brands they love. It was only a year ago that Sift became a part of Tandem’s elite mobile acceleration program. In addition to funding, Sift received user acquisition and retention guidance, product and programming refinement, and a spacious office space in downtown Burlingame through the Tandem program.
The Sift app is now available for download in the App Store. To learn more, visit http://siftshopping.com/.
Sift mines your stuffed inbox to deliver HD shopping bliss. The Sift app instantly captures your e-commerce fingerprint through your email and magically turns the content there into a fun, personalized browsing app on the tablet.