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New York, NY, May 23, 2011, BeanSprout, a platform for business development, and X-cart, a leading shopping cart software provider, today announces their partnership to help online merchants find business development partnerships. X-cart has featured BeanSprout in their marketplace for members to take advantage of their special offer of 10 free connections on the BeanSprout platform.
BeanSprout makes finding business development opportunities easy by matching companies together based on the information provided in their company profile. Using sophisticated matching algorithms, BeanSprout figures out who would make a good partner and presents it as a match. Members can then send a partnership request to their match and if there is mutual interest their contact information is exchanged to discuss the details of their partnership.
X-Cart customers can find BeanSprout in the marketing section of the X-cart marketplace. All X-Cart customers receive 10 free connections on BeanSprout to help them find distribution, marketing, and technology partnerships quickly and easily.
“Business development is an important part to building any business and e-commerce is no different,” says Alex Mulin, Sales Department Manager at X-Cart. “The addition of BeanSprout in the X-cart marketplace will help our customers grow their business in a new way.”
“There really were no tools to help companies find the right business development opportunities before BeanSprout,” says Alex Kehayias, Co-Founder of BeanSprout. “X-Cart clearly sees the opportunity to help companies grow their companies with business development and we’re glad to be partnering with them.”
X-Cart is well-known PHP shopping cart software with tons of features, fast, SEO-friendly, easy to customize. It powers tens thousands online checkout worldwide. For more information visit http://www.x-cart.com.
BeanSprout is a business development platform that matches companies together for business development partnerships such as channel, reseller, distribution, and technology partnerships. BeanSprout is free to join and start making connections. For more information visit http://www.beansprout.co.