According to TechCrunch, shopping network Shopzilla has acquired start-up Zappli, a San Francisco based developer of mobile social shopping app myShopanion and mobile checkout app InstaBuy. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Zappli team will join Shopzilla, working out of their existing locations in San Francisco and South East Asia. Zappli’s CEO and co-founder, Philippe Suchet, becomes Chief Strategy Officer of Shopzilla and Zappli’s CTO and co-founder, Chandra Siva will lead key technology initiatives at Shopzilla.
Shopzilla’s CEO Bill Glass said that of specific interest to Shopzilla is Zappli’s mobile commerce technology
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