Lollipuff is an eBay-style auction house for designer goods -- specifically Chanel, Balenciaga, Christian Louboutin and Herve Leger. If this sounds familiar, that's because TheRealReal, Vaunte and Bib+Tuck are already making huge waves in the luxury [...]
Yesterday, Fab -- an online flea market for curated designer goods -- announced a $150 million funding round, with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Chinese web giant Tencent, Japanese firm Itochu, and several others, according to AllThingsD.
As we wrote about earlier today, tech leaders are betting big on a 'reinvention of local,' from media to food delivery. Now, Sequoia Capital is throwing their hat in the ring by leading a $12.5 million Series B round in Thumbtack, which is betting th[...]
J. Christopher Burch and a cadre of angel investors have just invested $600,000 of seed funding into 're-commerce' site Bib + Tuck, according to TechCrunch.
Co-founders Sari Azout and Sari Bibliowicz are recent Brown University and New York Univer[...]
CustomMade has raised an $18 million Series B round led by Atlas and Google Ventures, according to PandoDaily. The company has been based in Boston since 1996, but just launched its online domain for artisans and craftsmen in 2009.
WorldStores -- a U.K. online retailer of home and garden products -- has raised a $15.2 million Series C funding round led by Serena Capital, with participation from Balderton Capital and Advent Venture Partners, according to TechCrunch. WorldStores [...]
When Warby Parker co-founder Jeff Raider launched Harry's boutique razor delivery service in March, his goal was to capitalize on the Warby Parker model of low-priced accessories for bros. He even came up with trés-cool names for each razor -- like t[...]
Luxury e-commerce, quirky e-commerce, bro e-commerce, girlie e-commerce -- at a certain point, you have to wonder where all the Web 2.0 companies are getting their endless supply of style and accessories.
Believe it or not, these companies aren't sn[...]
Vaunte -- a platform for film stars, fashion executives, designers and socialites to showcase and sell clothes -- has raised $1.12 million from Maveron Capital, Battery Ventures and Christopher Burch (the ex-husband of Tory Burch), according to TechC[...]
According to Forbes, Hukkster has raised a $2 million seed round with participation from Winklevoss Capital -- doff of the hat to Tyler and Cameron -- and Lisa Blau.
Hukkster -- which launched in April 2012 -- is the "Pinterest for deal-seeking," [...]
Luvocracy has raised $11 million from Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, Marisa Mayer, Ali Pincus, Tony Robbins (yes, the motivational speaker...), CrunchFund and others, according to TechCrunch.
Luvocracy brings e-commerce to a Pinterest-like prod[...]
Walmart -- All-American brick-and-mortar success story and site of our nation's finest Rascal-driving shoppers -- has just acquired cloud computing startup OneOps and software development shop Tasty Labs for undisclosed sums, according to TechCrunch.[...]