WhiteFence Buys GetConnected

WhiteFence, a Houston, Texas-based online comparison shopping site for residential home services, has acquired the IP rights and domain name of GetConnected Inc., a Boston-based operator of an ecommerce and integration platform service for merchants like Best Buy, AOL, Circuit City and Radio Shack. No financial terms were disclosed.

 

WhiteFence has raised around $29 million in VC funding from firms like Adams Street Partners and Internet Capital Group, while GetConnected had raised around $25 million from Vantage Partners, VantagePoint Venture Partners, Atlas Venture and Asset Management Company Venture Capital.

 

PRESS RELEASE
WhiteFence, the nation's leading one-stop online comparison-shopping marketplace for residential home services, announced today that it has purchased the technology software, intellectual property rights and domain name of GetConnected, Inc. (www.GetConnected.com). GetConnected, Inc., a Boston-based company, developed and managed an e-commerce and integration platform service for merchants such as Best Buy, AOL, Circuit City and Radio Shack.

WhiteFence's technology has been the best in this industry for many years