We buy, operate and scale incredible Shopify Apps and Themes

Need help growing your Shopify SaaS business? Want a clean and safe exit? We’re here to help. 


About us

Shop Circle is a technology-driven company that acquires and grows e-commerce businesses, with a focus on the Shopify ecosystem.

Shop Circle is an acquirer and operator of wonderful Shopify tools, primarily targeting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) pro­viders such as Shopify Apps and Themes.

We know how painful it can be to sell your business. We put ourselves in the seller's shoes and we built the most founder-centric, flexible, and cooperative selling process. Selling your business to us is easy as a piece of cake. After selling, we take care of your baby and boost growth to the next level! 


Does your business fit Shop Circle?

Here is what a great fit looks like.

Business & financial performance

Profitable and growing businesses with healthy and transparent financial metrics.


Fast, responsive software with a great development team.


Sticky customers with positive feedback.


Organic growth with extensive market share yet to cover.


The “Speed of Light” process

We close our deals smoothly and in less than 30 days.

Within 30 days
Virtual meeting with our core team

Get to know each other better and discuss the opportunities.

Submission of Letter Of Intent

LOI covers sale price, support period terms, and proposed closing date. 

Due Diligence

With our tech-enabled due diligence, the selling process is quick and painless.

Submission of Asset Purchase Agreement

If due diligence is smooth, we close the deal immediately.


Why choose us?

We're Fast, Reliable and Founder-Centric.

You can choose to stay, leave or become our partner.
Yes, you heard it. Partner.

We care about the founders and the teams behind the business.  From upfront payment to partnership, we offer solutions best suit your needs.

Shopify and e-commerce experts 

We are experienced e-commerce founders and acquirers.  We are good at scaling up businesses and you are welcome to stay as a founder.

Full support to founders

We have been founders and know what you need. We provide full support to you, no matter you are staying as a partner or exiting to pursue your goals.

Speed-of-light M&A process

We are quick in decision making.  With our tech-powered due-diligence, your selling process is fast, safe, smooth and painless.


We are tech lovers.  With our proprietary technology, we are able to make every step easier for you all along our partnership.

Network of experts

We are a professional team with experts from Shopify, Amazon and VC.  Our extensive network paves the way of our success and you can be part of it.

Think your business could be a fit?
Give it a try and get in touch.


Our Team

Luca Cartechini

Prior to founding Shop Circle, Luca was an early-stage tech investor at the London-based VC fund Pretiosum Ventures. Earlier in his career, Luca worked at Jefferies as an Equity Research Associate covering Internet retail listed companies with a total market cap in excess of $100B. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance, VC and PE at ESCP Business School across London, Paris and Turin.

Gian Maria Gramondi

Before launching Shop Circle, Gian Maria was a Brand Specialist and a Category Manager at Amazon UK, successfully achieving exponential growth within his retail category. Prior to that, he was a Strategy Consultant at Deloitte Strategy in Luxembourg, primarily focusing on tech and digital projects. Gian Maria also enjoys mentoring startups and young entrepreneurs. So far, he has coached 5 pre-MVP start-ups in their early stage.

Our Trusted Advisors

Daniel Sim
  • General Manager at Shopify Rewind

  • Founder at Shopify App Store Analytics​

  • Former Founder and CEO of two Shopify Apps, Plug in Speed and Plug in SEO, successfully acquired by SureSwift Capital in 2020​

Jason Stokes
  • CEO & Founder at Eastside Co. Shopify Plus Agency​

  • Former Founder and Director at Carbuyertom.com​

  • Former Digital Marketing Strategist and Consultant at Infin8 Solutions​


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