Today, Capital One
announced the acquisition of Wikibuy, an
Austin, Texas-based technology company that is a leader in the growing market
of automated online shopping comparison engines.
Launched in 2016,
Wikibuy is a completely free, digital tool that makes saving time and money
With more than two
million members, Wikibuy removes friction from the online shopping process by
automating cross-site price comparisons in real time while consumers shop;
locating and applying valuable active coupon codes at checkout; and providing
product price tracking and alerts.
believe that consumers want intelligent, real-time banking tools that
proactively anticipate and deliver on their needs," said Joe Poellnitz,
SVP of US Card at Capital One Financial. "With Wikibuy, we've acquired an
innovative startup that helps customers save time, money, and enables them to
shop with confidence."
will continue to be home for Wikibuy, where it will continue to provide
members with the same great, clear, and simple service they receive
impressed by Capital One's strong vision for the future and considerable
experience leading innovation through technology," said Adam Gauvin,
Co-CEO of Wikibuy in a blog post announcing
the news. "As it has moved further into digital experiences, Capital One
has expanded the ways it helps customers make better financial decisions."
For more information,
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