Letgo, the local online marketplace, has been acquired by OfferUp. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed but Letgo’s majority investor, OLX Group, will own 40% of the combined entity. “Letgo and OfferUp have always shared the same core vision for how large America’s secondhand economy can become – harnessing tech innovation to bring […]
We are on mission to redefine what it means to be a “cat person” and fill a major gap in the $75B+ pet market. Our cat person is, first and foremost, someone who cares tremendously for their cat – they see them as a member of their family – and they want to give their cat the best nutrition when it comes to food. Our cat person is also someone who cares about how their products work, both for their cats as well as themselves. And, people who are frankly frustrated with the confusing experience today of having to shop at multiple places for their cat’s essential needs. They want to care for their cat but just need a more convenient experience and way to do that.
According to a 2018 Salesforce report from 6K consumers and 1.4B e-commerce visits, 87% of consumers begin their shopping journey through digital channels. Despite this staggering number, many brands struggle to build brand loyalty from online shoppers, who are aware of the conspicuous, transactional nature of the traditional customer relationship. Replika solves this problem by […]
“We sat next to each other, and by the end of the dinner it was clear that we weren’t going to settle with the way commerce is today, and we knew it could be better.”
As a new mom, I found myself struggling with knowing which shoes would support healthy development and which sizes were right for my daughter… I ordered multiple sizes, styles, and guessed which one might be a good fit by trying to feel her toes and heel. Given how quickly she was growing, I had to do this all over again every few months – all the while thinking there had to be a better way.
When it comes to dress shirts, one size does not fit all, and finding a dress shirt that fits is even more difficult if you do not fit into the traditional, American dress shirt sizes. Nimble Made is creating high quality, “actually slim” dress shirts that fit right off the rack. Designed with the Asian […]
Finding a bra that fits isn’t as simple as it sounds. CUUP is the direct-to-consumer, intimate apparel brand that has created stylish, minimalist bras for all shapes and sizes. CUUP’s bras are offered in sizes from 30A to 38H, and the company’s website helps women discover their true bra size through 20-minute virtual fittings. If the […]
The perfume industry has been around for centuries, by 2024 this market is projected to be worth $48B with a compound annual growth rate of 3.6%. Olfactory NYC is the fragrance company that understands that today’s consumer does not want to pay for a name; they want quality, personalization, and experience. Olfactory NYC allows people […]
An old-school CEO and the stereotypical, millennial CEO probably disagree on many factors about the workplace, but one universal belief that has withstood the test of time is that workplaces need furniture. Branch (the company was previously known as Bureau) makes high-quality, office furniture for growing companies, taking care of all the logistics from design to […]
Recently, private equity giant Blackstone Group announced the acquisition of Colony Capital for $5.9 billion, a deal that encompasses 60 million square feet of warehouse space across 465 facilities. Blackstone is reported to manage now over $250 billion worth of property worldwide, and the Colony purchase comes on the heels of previous warehouse acquisitions of Singapore’s GLP […]
According to a report published by Juniper Research, online merchants may lose up to $48B as a result of fraudulent purchases by 2023. This staggering number has many merchants looking for outside help, and one of the top, preventative solutions to emerge is Riskified. Through its automated platform, Riskified reviews merchants’ online activities and compares it […]