Fabrice Grinda

  • Venture Investors Get Fashion Fever As Early Stage Deals Soar

    Venture Investors Get Fashion Fever As Early Stage Deals Soar

    There’s a brand new dance in venture capital, as investors have gone fashion-mad. After watching JustFab and Gilt Groupe explode into billion dollar companies while Warby Parker raised over $100 million to sell stylish eyeglasses, investors are eager to discover the next big hit. Venture investors have spent nearly $800 million in fashion-related deals so far this year, over half of… Read More

  • Shoply Aims To Socialize Ecommerce, Raises Seed Funding From Top Notch Investors

    Shoply Aims To Socialize Ecommerce, Raises Seed Funding From Top Notch Investors

    Exclusive - On a mission to democratize e-commerce and help take the concept of social shopping from fad to reality, Shoply is making its formal debut today after a year of bootstrapping. The bootstrapping days are over now, as Shoply has raised an undisclosed amount of seed financing from former Facebook VP Chamath Palihapitiya and serial entrepreneur / prolific angel investor Fabrice Grinda… Read More

  • Serial Entrepreneur Fabrice Grinda On Angel Investing, Brazil And Russia

    Serial Entrepreneur Fabrice Grinda On Angel Investing, Brazil And Russia

    Serial Internet entrepreneur and angel investor Fabrice Grinda took the stage at Le Web this morning to share his thoughts on investing in Russia, Brazil and other emerging markets and general lessons he’s learned as a global angel investor. Grinda, who is French but currently resides in New York, says he’s made every mistake you can possibly make, but that he’s getting… Read More