This supportive community, that ranges from behemoths like Google, to active and innovative individuals like James Governor, is a testament to the sheer potential of London’s startup tech marketplace. By Francesca Krihely (Community Manager, MongoDB) I moved to London in May and after living there for six months, I was pleasantly surprised at the market [...]
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Congrats to HouseTrip on the additional VC funding raised! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Holiday rental website HouseTrip for booking your vacation rental online raised $40 million Series C funding, led by Accel Partners and joined by return backers Balderton Capital and Index Ventures. Junjun Chen co-founded HouseTrip in 2009, and has [...]
Sophia Amoruso’s Los Angeles-Based Fashion Retail Website Nasty Gal Raises $40M Series B From Index Ventures
From eBay store to major online retail destination, CEO Sophia Amoruso goes big with Nasty Gal. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Los Angeles-based shopping site Nasty Gal raises $40M Series B from Index Ventures. In 2006, Nasty Gal started as an eBay store “Nasty Gal Vintage” curated and painstakingly grown by founder [...]
Brit Morin Engages $1.25M From Marissa Mayer, Aileen Lee, Founders Fund And More To Launch Her First App, Weduary
This article has been syndicated from TechCrunch. By Alexia Tsotsis (Writer, TechCrunch) Brit Morin, the Martha Stewart of tech, is today announcing a $1.25 million seed round for her technology and content company Brit. The list of investors is actually pretty sympatico with “the next generation of lifestyle” branding of Brit & Co, with fashion-heavy [...]