ShopChat Wins $1.25M For Shopping App

San Francisco-based startup ShopChat, a developer of a mobile chat application which combines social chat features with shopping, has raised $1.25M in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by Rakuten, and also included Viber, as well as un-named angel investors from both Silicon Valley and Europe. The company's CEO is Zephrin Lasker.