MobiCart Founder And Former CEO Joins M-Commerce Company Shopgate As COO — Don’t Call It A Comeback

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JED2NQ300_018027After what looked like a rather unsavoury boardroom struggle that saw Wladimir Baranoff-Rossine leave the UK startup he founded, the former MobiCart CEO has been recruited by m-commerce company (and MobiCart competitor) Shopgate as its new COO.

In news that seems somewhat related, we’ve also learned that Baranoff-Rossine has won his case for “constructive dismissal” after he challenged his former company, having publicly resigned under duress. As we reported at the time, his resignation was the result of an intense and long running board-level dispute over company strategy and the day-to-day operations of MobiCart — a dispute which in June finally took its toll on the company’s founder.

But all is well that ends well, I guess, and it’s certainly heartening to see Baranoff-Rossine land on his feet. In true entrepreneurial spirit, I also understand this is actually the serial entrepreneur and 35 year-old’s first regular job, having done his…

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