Global-e provides technology to e-commerce retailers, enabling them to localise their websites in more than 200 markets worldwide. Its software supports 100 currencies, 150-plus local and alternative payment methods, and the calculation and prepayment of any duties and taxes. The company was co-founded in 2013 by Amir Schlachet, 43, Shahar Tamari, 48, and Nir Debbi, 46, and raised £46.4m from private equity firm Vitruvian Partners in June, with sales growing to £46m last year. Initially based in Israel, the firm relocated its global headquarters to London in 2014, and now serves 300 retailers in Europe, including Harvey Nichols, Hugo Boss and Marks & Spencer. It says its retail customers saw an average increase of 101% in crossborder sales after the outbreak of the pandemic, despite some delays in deliveries.
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