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Zen Ventures LLC

Phone: (888) 936-2278Fax: (888) 936-22783939 S 6th St Pmb 201, Klamath FallsOR 97603-4728

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This company offers shopping cart software for online shopping including payment options, marketing and online services.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since 11/03/2011

BBB has determined that Zen Ventures LLC meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised Zen Ventures LLC's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 4 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

4 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Problems with Product / Service4
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 4

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review Customer Reviews on Zen Ventures LLC

Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 1 Customer Review

Complaint Breakdown by ResolutionAbout Complaint Details

Complaint Resolution Log (4)BBB Closure Definitions
10/02/2013Problems with Product / Service | Read Complaint Details

I would mostly like to address a similar complaint against Zen Ventures as the 5/15/13 complaint that was "closed". I understand that there is an online forum available for technical support issues, however, finding the answer to the problem is something of a mystery. With the amount of difficulty and frustration I have had with this product, it is no wonder that Zen Ventures as opted NOT to have Tech Support/Customer Service available via phone or email.

The problem I have encountered exists with the Credit Card verification and its security measure. I simply need to know how to regenerate the middle digit email verification that I receive, but for 4 orders placed last week the email did not arrive. I have had to contact the customer via telephone for that information, two of whom were reluctant to provide over the phone causing our company to alter the billing arrangement, which leaves the potential for non-payment for something that could have been easily remedied with a simple 90 second customer service conversation.

Desired Settlement
I'll settle out of court for information regarding how to regenerate or access the middle eight digits of my customer's credit card payment information that they have willingly provided.

Business Response
Zen Ventures is the Open Source software chosen to power the online shop operated by the complainant.

Our policy of free support via our website at is well publicized and we will be happy to help diagnose the problem if the consumer will register and post his problem.

05/15/2013Problems with Product / Service | Read Complaint Details

web site not working right, and tried to have them call me to solve issues, and said they do not do this via e-mail. I'm no techno geek and i have lost money because of this being down and is messing up orders as well.

Desired Settlement
I want it fixed and like today, I depend on it for 1/2 of my sales

Business' Initial Response
While Zen Cart is the software Mr. ***** may be using, we do not do individual support via the telephone or email.

If he will register on our support forum at: we will be glad to see if we can help determine what the problem is.

04/01/2013Problems with Product / Service
08/03/2012Problems with Product / Service

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Internet Selling Services

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 07/20/2010Business started: 06/01/2003
Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company

Contact Information
Principal: Ms Kim Elliott (Member)
Business Category

Internet Selling Services

Alternate Business Names

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Zen Ventures LLC has received 5.00 out of 5 stars based on 1 Customer Review and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

Map & Directions

Map & Directions

Address for Zen Ventures LLC

3939 S 6th St Pmb 201

Klamath Falls, OR 97603-4728

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1 Locations

  • 3939 S 6th St Pmb 201 

    Klamath Falls, OR 97603-4728(888) 936-2278

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*Zen Ventures LLC is in this range.


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  • Advertising or Sales
  • Billing or Collection
  • Problems with Products or Services
  • Delivery
  • Guarantee or Warranty

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BBB Complaint Process

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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
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Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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