Lot18

  • Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, we are very proud to announce the finalists for 2011′s best in technology. Voting begins now. For 2011, we’ve added some new categories. Best Location App, Best Cloud Services and Biggest Social Impact join the… Read More

  • Accel Leads $30M Round In Flash Sales Site For Wine And Gourmet Food Lot18

    Accel Leads $30M Round In Flash Sales Site For Wine And Gourmet Food Lot18

    Lot18, the Gilt Groupe for wine, wine accessories and gourmet food, has raised $30 million in Series C financing led by Accel Partners with existing investors New Enterprise Associates and FirstMark Capital participating. Accel partner Sameer Gandhi will join Lot18’s board of directors. The members-only flash sales site launched a year ago to give consumers access to high-quality… Read More

  • Snooth Founder Launches Private Sales Site For Fine Wine, Raises $3 Million

    Snooth Founder Launches Private Sales Site For Fine Wine, Raises $3 Million

    Exclusive – Discerned wine buyers, heads up. Philip James, who founded major wine site Snooth.com, has teamed up with entrepreneur Kevin Fortuna to launch an online private sales club that enables members to purchase fine wines straight from their producers. Dubbed Lot18, the fledgling company has just landed a $3 million Series A round of funding led by NYC-based VC firm FirstMark… Read More