Bolt

Category
  • Fintech
  • Commerce
Founded

2014

CEO
  • Ryan Breslow

Location

San Francisco,

California

Website

Building a shopping community by solving the biggest pain point in e-commerce.

Category
  • Fintech
  • Commerce
CEO
  • Ryan Breslow

Founded

2014

Location

San Francisco,

California

Website

About

San Francisco-based Bolt, founded in 2014, manages the back-end of digital checkouts to gives retailers and consumers more choice, control and flexibility over their transactions.

 
The platform combines lightning-fast checkout, payment processing and fraud protection with full chargeback coverage.

 
Levelling the e-commerce playing field, Bolt offers merchants a simple but powerful checkout solution that increases conversion rates while eliminating fraud.

In the news

Checkout startup Bolt hires former Amazon exec as CTO.

June 2021

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Can Bolt’s “culture playbook” become the 2021 equivalent of Netflix’s famous “no vacation policy” PowerPoint deck?

May 2021

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Armed with $50 million in fresh funding, Bolt helps retailers shift to ecommerce.

July 2020

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Our investment

Bolt has been the Checkout category long before others saw the opportunity. We have proudly backed the company across many rounds over the last 3 years.

  1. SeriesB

    Money raised

    $ 68 MM

    Investors

    Activant

    Lead

    Tribe Capital

    Streamlined Ventures

    RiverPark Ventures

  2. SeriesC

    Money raised

    $ 75 MM

    Investors

    General Atlantic

    Lead

    Westcap

    Lead

    Activant

    Tribe Capital

    H14

How we supported Bolt

Bolt had a very strong technical solution but future growth depended on developing the commercial skills required to win with enterprise and SMB customers alike. Activant was well positioned to help drive growth to the next level.

Fundraising

Leading the Series B and participating in the Series C round we helped Bolt raise the funds they needed to grow.

Operations

We helped to develop the sales team required to drive SMB and enterprise sales.

Introductions

Activant’s network and ecosystem introduced the team to new opportunities.

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Partnering with us

Founders who aspire to build something bigger than themselves chose to partner with us at their most critical point.

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