SOURCE: Bigcommerce


November 07, 2013 15:30 ET

Bigcommerce Client Featured on This Week's Shark Tank Hosting Live Twitter Chat During Show Founder and Bigcommerce Client Abe Geary Takes Questions About e-Commerce Success While Sharks Debate Business Investment

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Nov 7, 2013) - Bigcommerce, the rapidly growing e-commerce platform for fast-growth businesses, today announced its Los Angeles-based client PetPaint, which sells a high quality, dog-safe and veterinarian approved color furspray, will be featured on this week's ABC network show, Shark Tank. Mr. Geary will be answering live questions from Twitter users about running a successful e-commerce site at the same time as the Sharks debate an investment in his business. 

Shark Tank viewers, entrepreneurs and anyone considering starting an e-commerce business can tweet questions about how to start and run a busy e-commerce site to @pet_paint from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST Friday, November 8, 2013. Mr. Geary and representatives from's e-commerce platform provider Bigcommerce (@Bigcommerce) will field questions from twitter users watching the show. Hits to the site are expected to exceed 10,000 a minute while Shark Tank is on the air. 

Shark Tank airs on ABC stations nationwide on Friday, November 8th, at 6:00 p.m. PST/ 9:00 p.m. EST. Check your local listings for exact time and channel. 

PetPaint began as an offline pursuit when Mr. Geary realized that there wasn't an easy way to get his dog to share in holiday fun. Costumes either didn't fit well or were dangerous to the animal if chewed and ingested. The answer was PetPaint, a dog safe and veterinarian-approved furspray that is easy to apply, comes in multiple colors and is safe for dogs and their owners. 

Launched in 2009 by Eddie Machaalani and Mitchell Harper, Bigcommerce is a new kind of e-commerce platform that has already helped tens-of-thousands of companies create their online storefront, market their businesses and build their brand. Until recently, retailers looking to sell online had to go through a complex process costing as much as $10,000 and taking up to six months. Through Bigcommerce's comprehensive yet simple-to-use platform, businesses can build, manage, and grow their dream business and make their first sale within 48 hours.

About PetPaint

PetPaint is a high quality colored furspray that is specially formulated, dog safe, and veterinarian approved. The company was founded by Abe Geary, who sought to change the way people celebrate occasions and holidays with their dog. After the establishment of clinical protocols, and rigorous formula testing, PetPaint was conceived. PetPaint is a quickly expanding color spray line for dogs built on creating a lasting relationship between dogs and their owners. For more information, please call (805) 987-4593 or visit

About Bigcommerce

Bigcommerce is the leading e-commerce platform for fast-growth businesses, enabling them to easily launch professional online stores in hours, not weeks or months. Existing clients Gibson Guitar, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, YETI Coolers and more than 41,000 others are using Bigcommerce's built-in e-commerce and marketing capabilities to sell more with less effort. Bigcommerce was founded in 2009 by two Aussies turned part-time Texans with a vision to build a scalable, powerful e-commerce platform for every small to medium business in the world.

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