Posts Tagged ‘Fab.com’

Poppin Raises $6M, Plans To Officially Launch in Summer 2012

As the local economy starts to recover, so does the e-commerce industry. Online shopping startups have seen a big jump in terms of number, funding, sales and market share. Topping this long list is Gilt Groupe with $218M in funding to date. Others also grabbed serious financial backing including Fab.com with $48M and Chloe + [...]

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NY Metro Companies Receive $2.72B In VC Money

According to the National Venture Capital Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers, a total of 379 firms received a total of $2.72 billion dollars in investment. From the same report, the fourth quarter last year found 82 firms receiving $545.1 million in VC funding. One of the more heavily invested sectors in the NY venture market is media and entertainment, [...]

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Pivot Gone Right: Fab.com Gets Lotsa Money

From investors, that is. $40 million to be specific. Fab.com is a pivot story that begs retelling. Turns out they started off as a gay social netowrk. Happy times didn’t last long, however, because the founder (one Jason Goldberg) thought that sellign stuff was better business. Turns out he’s right. Good for Fab.com then that [...]

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