Elastic Path

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Elastic Path Software
Industry Ecommerce
Founded 2000
Founders Harry Chemko, Mark Williams, Jason Billingsley
Headquarters Canada, UK
Area served Global
Products Enterprise Ecommerce Software and Ecommerce Consulting
Website http://www.elasticpath.com

Elastic Path™ Software is a privately held company that provides an enterprise level Java ecommerce platform and ecommerce consulting to businesses selling digital goods and services. Founded in 2000 by Harry Chemko,[1] Mark Williams and Jason Billingsley,[2] Elastic Path evolved from offering web services to specializing in ecommerce solutions. To date Elastic Path has a client base of more than 200 customers worldwide and more than 150 employees at offices in UK and Canada.

Awards and Milestones[edit]


Elastic Path won the bid to manage the complete ecommerce operations for the Official Vancouver 2010 Olympic Online Store.[3]


Elastic Path’s blog, Get Elastic, ranked #1 worldwide ecommerce blog by PostRank[4] and voted one of the 15 entrepreneur blogs worth reading by the Wall Street Journal.[5]

Elastic Path ranked in PROFIT 100 "Canada's Fastest-growing Companies" for four consecutive years.[6] The PROFIT 100 profiles the country's most successful growth companies and is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement.[7]

Opened second office location in Reading, UK.


Elastic Path won BC Export’s Advancing Technologies Award.[8]

Listed 16th in BCBusiness 2010 Guide to Innovation.[9]

Listed #164 in Branham300's Top 250 Canadian Technology Companies.[10]


Elastic Path Raises $8M For Commerce Everywhere API Platform.[11]


Elastic Path Teams With Adobe to Release Elastic Path Edition for Adobe Experience Manager.[12]
Elastic Path Raises CDN$5.35-Million led by BDC Venture Capital.[13]


Elastic Path has more than 200 clients worldwide including Google, Symantec, Time Inc, Pearson, Virgin Media, Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics[14] and Paralympic Games.[15]

Java Ecommerce Platform[edit]

Elastic Path’s Java ecommerce platform is based on open source technologies such as Spring Framework, Apache OpenJPA, Eclipse RCP, Apache Solr, Apache Velocity, Groovy, DWR (Java), jQuery and more.


  1. ^ http://list.canadianbusiness.com/rankings/profit100/2009/communication/article.aspx?id=20090601_30009_30009 Profit 100. June 1, 2009. Retrieved March 31, 2010
  2. ^ http://onlinestrategy.ca/2010/01/13/42-ways-to-sell-more-online-an-iima-event-with-jason-billingsley/ Retrieved March 31, 2009
  3. ^ http://www.2010commercecentre.com/BusinessPlanning/SuccessStories/ElasticPath.aspx. Retrieved May 16, 2011
  4. ^ http://adage.com/power150/ AdAge Power 150. Retrieved April 8, 2010
  5. ^ http://blogs.wsj.com/independentstreet/2008/06/13/15-entrepreneur-blogs-worth-reading/tab/article/. Wall Street Journal. June 13, 2008. Retrieved May 16, 2011
  6. ^ http://www.allbusiness.com/company-activities-management/company-strategy-outsourcing/14575699-1.html. All Business. June 4, 2010. Retrieved May 16, 2011
  7. ^ http://www.profitguide.com/awards/profit100. Profit 100. Retrieved May 16, 2011
  8. ^ http://www.bcexportawards.com/Award_Winners/2010_Winners.aspx. Retrieved May 16, 2011
  9. ^ http://www.bcbusinessonline.ca/bcb/tech-innovation/2010/04/02/elastic-path-software. BC Business. April 2, 2010. Retrieved May 16, 2011
  10. ^ http://www.branham300.com/index.php?year=2011&listing=1&offset=150. Branham300. Retrieved May 16, 2011
  11. ^ http://www.techcrunch.com/2013/06/14/elastic-path-raises-8m-for-commerce-everywhere-api-platform/. Retrieved June 14, 2013
  12. ^ http://www.prweb.com/releases/adobe-ecommerce-elastic/path-ecommerce-platform/prweb11655046.htm/. Retrieved March 11, 2014
  13. ^ http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/elastic-path-raises-cdn535-million-led-by-bdc-venture-capital-274595541.html
  14. ^ http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/article977315.ece Globe and Mail. March 23, 2009. Retrieved March 31, 2010
  15. ^ http://www.bivinteractive.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2272&Itemid=30 Business in Vancouver. March 3, 2010. Retrieved March 31, 2010

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