NearSt

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NearSt is a company that develops a platform designed to connect products in local shops directly into Google. Its platform enables small businesses to expand their reach by listing live in-store inventory and feeding it on the internet, enabling users to buy desired products and items locally from real shops.
TypePrivate
Founded2015
HQLondon, GB
Websitenear.st

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)36(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

NearSt Office Locations

NearSt has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
14 Dufferin St
London, GB
51 Hoxton Square, Hackney
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NearSt Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2015

NearSt total Funding

$7 m

NearSt latest funding size

$2.69 m

Time since last funding

9 months ago

NearSt investors

NearSt's latest funding round in January 2021 was reported to be $2.7 m. In total, NearSt has raised $7 m
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NearSt Cybersecurity Score

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78/100

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NearSt Online and Social Media Presence

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NearSt News and Updates

UK-based NearSt secures €2.2 million to challenge Amazon with ‘local-availability’ tech

Google-backed, NearSt, a British retail technology business driving more people onto the high street, has raised around €2.2 million in seed funding. The round brings in finance from the Grosvenor Group, retail specialists True Global, consumer tech specialists YYX Capital and Moscar Capital, and ta…

NearSt Blogs

Dorset bookshop uses NearSt technology to serve their customers during lockdown

Gullivers Bookshop store frontGullivers Bookshop is a family-owned bookstore that has been trading in the market town of Wimborne Minster since 1969. This popular bookshop offers a carefully curated collection of books alongside enthusiastic knowledgeable advice from three generations of the Angel f…

Bookshop gets a total of 70,255 views of their books in Google in just 4 weeks with NearSt.

Found at the heart of Linlithgow High Street, Far From The Madding Crowd is an award-winning bookshop which has been trading since 1973. The team and shop is well known to locals as a community hub and unique shopping destination full of beautiful and unusual products.The Challenge:Far From the Madd…

NearSt’s top 9 features to help retailers during lockdown and beyond

2020 was a turbulent year for retail. With many shoppers remaining indoors, brick-and-mortar retailers had to rapidly adapt to find new ways of trading online. The team at NearSt had been working alongside retailers throughout the year to quickly release new features which help shops continue to tra…

Helping shops during lockdown: Reserve a product button

Throughout this turbulent year for retail, the team at NearSt have been looking at ways we can best help shops continue to trade and adapt to ever changing rules of the Covid-19 pandemic.Once click-and-collect services were allowed during the second lockdown, coupled with a 7x increase in people che…

The 3x growth of local product searches in 2020 most retailers are missing out on

This is Part 4 in our series of posts tracking how the pandemic is changing the way shoppers find products locally. Each month the NearLIVE platform captures over 3 billion local data points covering almost every retail vertical, which reveals a rapidly evolving set of shopping habits. See the other…

Case Study: Mother Earth

Over a four week period, we ran NearSt PLUS for Mother Earth by actively promoting their products with Google Local Inventory Ads to local… Continue reading on NearSt »
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NearSt Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was NearSt founded?

    NearSt was founded in 2015.

  • How many employees does NearSt have?

    NearSt has 36 employees.

  • Who are NearSt competitors?

    Competitors of NearSt include Bring!, Zon and Hipac.cn.

  • Where is NearSt headquarters?

    NearSt headquarters is located at 14 Dufferin St, London.

  • Where are NearSt offices?

    NearSt has an office in London.

  • How many offices does NearSt have?

    NearSt has 2 offices.