PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 24, 2015) - Norwest Venture Partners, a global, multi-stage venture and growth equity investment firm, today announced that General Partner Josh Goldman will moderate a panel of judges and participate as a judge at Digital Commerce Startup of the Year Competition.

Norwest Venture Partners and fellow Digital Commerce Startup of the Year judges are searching for the startup that has the potential to transform the shopping experience and make a positive impact on the retail industry. A team of venture capitalists, prominent retailers, industry analysts and board members will review the entries and invite three finalists to present at the Digital Summit in Dallas on October 5-7.

The Digital Commerce Startup of the Year Receives:

  • Introductions to the competition judges and Board of Directors
  • A $5,000 prize
  • Marketing mentions from NRF and
  • A complimentary 1-year NRF membership (October 2015 through October 2016)
  • Two free passes to Retail's BIG Show 2016 in New York for your team
  • Two free passes to the 2016 Digital Summit in Dallas for your team

The deadline for submission is 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 26. Read more about previous winner, Symphony Commerce, here:

For more information on how to apply for the title of Digital Commerce Startup of the Year, please visit

About Norwest Venture Partners
Norwest Venture Partners is a global venture capital and growth equity investment firm that manages approximately $5 billion in capital. The firm targets early to late stage venture and growth equity investments across a wide range of sectors including: technology, information services, business services, financial services, consumer products/services and healthcare. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Norwest has subsidiaries in San Francisco, New York, Mumbai and Bengaluru, India and Herzelia, Israel. The firm has funded more than 550 companies since inception.

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