StepUp Commerce, the San Francisco local shopping site, has closed a round of funding. Allegis Capital and Granite Ventures LLC led the $6.6 million round, which also included participation by the company’s previous investors. StepUp is an Internet shopping site that lets shoppers see what goods merchants have in stock. Merchants big and small send inventory data feeds to StepUp so the site can stay fresh. StepUp was one of the companies that helped Google test Google Base. StepUp uploads its product data feeds to Google so the products will show up in Base and Froogle. StepUp launched in August of 2004. Bob Ackerman and Standish O’Grady, managing director of Granite Ventures, join the board.
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