SAN JOSE, Calif., Jun 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- eBay Inc. /quotes/comstock/15*!ebay/quotes/nls/ebay (EBAY 22.21, -0.44, -1.94%) today announced the recipients of the 2010 Star Developer Awards, recognizing third-party developers who have driven innovative solutions that help streamline the selling process on eBay.
The Star Developer Awards are presented annually to recognize the talent and solutions of members of the eBay Developers Program. The eBay Developers Program, established in 2000, is a community of more than 112,000 developers who utilize the program's standards-based, easy-to-use development platform. These third-party developers have access to the eBay marketplace, enabling them to seamlessly integrate their ideas and e-commerce tools.
Many of the winners take advantage of Open eBay, the company's platform that allows developers to integrate applications directly in the eBay.com interface where U.S. sellers can subscribe to and use them.
"eBay's developer community continues to create innovative applications on the eBay platform that help improve the experience for buyers and margins for sellers, while driving profitability for themselves," said Sri Shivananda, senior director of eBay's developer program. "The eBay Star Developer Award winners have built powerful applications that bring new ways of doing business to the eBay marketplace."
2010 award winners include:
-- eCommSource(TM) by Cloud Conversion(TM), a complete customer relationship management (CRM) solution that enables eBay sellers around the world to manage all customer service operations from a single salesforce.com Service Cloud account. Available on the salesforce.com AppExchange
-- Early Adopter: Quantity Manager, an automatic listing management tool for eBay sellers, and Price Spectre, a dynamic pricing agent that monitors competitors' prices and adjusts a subscriber's listing price accordingly, by NullApps
-- Most Innovative: Outright, an application that automates eBay sales and expense tracking for more efficient tax preparation, by Outright
-- Rapid Evolution: Vendio Reviser, a bulk revision solution for updating large numbers of live listings, by Vendio
-- Service to the Developer Community: David Kronenwetter (exdwh) of Experimenter's Discount Warehouse
2010 runners-up include:
-- DSR Rockstar: PhiConnect Return Service, to accept and manage return requests and inquiries online, by PhiConnect.com
-- Early Adopter: ChannelAdvisor Premium Marketplaces, a solution that eases selling on eBay by automating tedious, day-to-day tasks from inventory management to order fulfillment, by ChannelAdvisor
-- Most Innovative: GarageSale iPhone application by iwascoding
-- Rapid Evolution: ShipSaver Insurance, an app that allows eBay sellers to quickly and easily add shipping insurance to their sold items, by InkFrog
-- Service to the Developer Community: Alan Capesius of AlsSoftware
The annual eBay Developers Conference 2010 takes place June 8 to 10 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. To view eBay's App Center, visit http://applications.ebay.com/.
About eBay Inc.
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. /quotes/comstock/15*!ebay/quotes/nls/ebay (EBAY 22.21, -0.44, -1.94%) connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world's largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. We also reach millions through specialized marketplaces such as StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace, and eBay Classifieds sites, which together have a presence in more than 1,000 cities around the world. For more information about the company and our global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.
SOURCE: eBay Inc.