NEWS RELEASE – Sep 9, 2022 12: 30 EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn., September 9, 2022 (Newswire.com) – The Card Shop Live interactive shopping app launches in app stores nationwide, learning to be a premier mobile and web marketplace for buying, trading, and selling trading cards, memorabilia, and collectibles. Intended to attract serious collectors along with new hobbyists, the Card Shop Live platform brings enthusiasts together to find, chat and buy easily from the palm of one’s hand, 24/7. Today, users get access to live streaming shopping, live breaks, interviews, exclusive events, and auctions, giving people another solution to browse, sell and purchase within an environment that’s often found offline.
“Trust, quality, and community have already been our top priorities when making and launching this new live streamingmarketplace,” said Mike Gioseffi, President of Card Shop Live. “I have already been collecting for 25 years, and I needed to ensure a great and safe method for visitors to expand their collections, so we’ve heavily focused our seller vetting and curationprocess to ensure our community gets the best shopping experience.”
Founded by Mike Gioseffi, co-host of the podcast Sports Cards Nonsense on The Ringer, and five other sports and culture enthusiasts, Card Shop Live completed a funding round, which secured $1.5M and was led by SGC in April 2022. This round of financing will further enable the business to refine its technology, grow its relationships with trusted partners and vetted sellers, and create new tools to aid its growing community because they reimagine the shopping experience.
“Medical and well-being of the trading card industry means everythingto us at SGC,” said Peter Steinberg, CEO of SGC. “After talking with Mike about his vision for Card Shop Live, we was convinced a platform such as this, grounded in trust,quality, and community, had not been only on brand with SGC’s vision for future years but also a thing that the card collecting community badly needed. We have been thrilled to become a section of a thing that will donate to the higher good of growing the hobby in a great and, most of all, safe manner.”
Card Shop Live’s community-first approach has led them to integrate features, including chat, direct messaging, and user forums on products offering a far more interactive and transparent shoppingexperience.
Currently, there’s acuratedselection of vettedsellers with shops offering live breaks, auctions, and exclusive events for trading cards and comics. Soon they’ll be expanding their TCG collection of sellers and extra hobby shops.
“It’s a thrilling time and energy to launch Card Shop Live because more folks are actually expanding their collections, finding new hobbies they’re worked up about, or becoming first-time collectors,” said Tamara Laine, Chief Marketing Officer of Card Shop Live. “We have been sure our app can be a reliable resource for collectors from across the world and probably the most engaging solution to shop later on.”
Built by probably the most trusted names in collecting, including Mike Gioseffi. With investors includingSGC, probably the most trusted name in sports card grading, Card Shop Live happens to be the only real spot for taking part in Panini blockchain sports card breaks, with the Panini blockchain built-into the app.
About Card Shop Live
– Sellers on the webpage are extensively vetted
– Trade cards and memorabilia with other collectors in real-time
– NFT breaks and auctions
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Source: Card Shop Live