Pepita is a specialist of the monetization on social networks and blogs through widgets. With its unique all-in-one store widget, Pepita gives the ability for anyone to sell his own products and digital creations wherever are the communities, by multiplying sales points on Facebook, Myspace, Blogger, Wordpress, etc. The Pepitastore widgets are the very first widgets worldwide with such a level of integrated features, including: billing with credit card and SMS, combined selling of physical and digital products, management of downloads, pre-order capability, back-office, and much more.
With a catalogue of more than 5,000 downloadable software and games thanks to a distribution partnership agreement with more than 500 editors, Pepita allows bloggers and website owners who want to monetize their audience to get a commission on the selling of products related to the content of their website.
Pepita also licenses its technology to its partners who want to offer advanced and innovative affiliation tools.
- March: Official start.
First fund raising: Nexway puts capital into Pepita and brings human, logistics and financial supports.
Launch of the Pepita website and the Pepitastore widget.
Pepita nominated to the E-Commerce Awards 2008 in Paris in the category Best Digital Marketing, Rich Media, 2.0, Widgets.
- November: Pepita launches myShopKaspersky, the affiliation program of the editor Kaspersky Lab.
Pepita signs an agreement with Skyrock, the french leading social network ahead of Myspace and Facebook, and becomes the only store to be authorized on the Skyrock blogs. Today, a majority of top listed artists on Skyrock is using Pepitastore.
Pepita launches Pepitastore on Facebook, Myspace and Skyrock.
- March: Official start.
- March: Pepitastore is available on Facebook, Myspace, Skyrock, Blogger, Wordpress, Tagged, Hi5, Orkut, Netlog, Blogorama, Overblog.
Partnerships with Universal Music France and EMI Music France to release famous artists' official widget stores.
Partnerships with the french leading rap portal Booska-P and the blog of Fred Musa (famous french rap radio presenter).
Artists such as The Black Eyed Peas, Pep's, Sinik, DJ Maze use Pepitastore.
Pepita affiliation: a student reaches the record of 400 sales in one month of the SIMS 3 PC game.
Pepita counts more than 60,000 members, among them independant artists and labels, and more than 50,000 product references.
The Pepitastore widgets exceed 12 million displays per month.
Pepita signs with Maxsea to develop Maxsea affiliation program based on widgets.
Headquarters:UC Technology / Pepita
1, bd des Bouvets
92000 Nanterre, FRANCE
SAS with a capital of 53,119.90 €
Registration: 491 158 762 RCS Nanterre
Pepita is a subsidiary of the Nexway group.