Polyvore

  • Style-Focused Community And Shopping Service Polyvore Arrives On Android

    Style-Focused Community And Shopping Service Polyvore Arrives On Android

    Polyvore, the style-focused community whose members regularly pin collages of outfits and accessories to Pinterest, has now arrived on Android. The app follows the company’s iOS debut by roughly a year and a half, indicating, perhaps, its largely female user base’s preference for iPhone and iPad when working with their fashion creations. The company today sees 20 million uniques… Read More

  • Personalized Shopping Startup The Hunt Adds Tyra Banks As Investor

    Personalized Shopping Startup The Hunt Adds Tyra Banks As Investor

    The Hunt, a website designed to help shoppers find specific items to buy online, has added Tyra Banks to its list of high-profile backers. This is not the first time Banks has expressed interest in the tech startup community. The former model added an investment sector to the Tyra Banks Company, Fierce Capital LLC, and told Betabeat she would have liked to have invested in startups such as… Read More

  • Polyvore Co-Founders Jess Lee and Pasha Sadri

    Polyvore Hits 15M Monthly Uniques By Embracing the Pinterest Effect

    It would make sense for Polyvore to feel competitive with Pinterest. But in fact, Polyvore co-founders Jess Lee and Pasha Sadri told me today in an interview, Polyvore has added two million new monthly uniques in the past month alone after having decided to work with Pinterest, not against it. Read More

  • Virtual Styling And Fashion Community Polyvore Raises $14M From DAG Ventures, Goldman Sachs And Others

    Virtual Styling And Fashion Community Polyvore Raises $14M From DAG Ventures, Goldman Sachs And Others

    Polyvore, the startup lets web shoppers pull their favorite items any online store and mix and match to create personalized outfits online, has raised $14 million in Series C financing led by DAG Ventures and with participation from Goldman Sachs, Vivi Nevo (NV Investments), Benchmark Capital and Matrix Partners. This brings the company’s total funding to over $22 million. The funding… Read More

  • Chicisimo takes on street fashion in Germany and Poland


    Chicisimo, the Spanish born social platform for fashion fanatics is planting its high heels into new markets, launching chicisimo.pl and chicisimo.de and now available in a total of 6 markets, including US, UK, France and Spain. Girls share their own personal styles, tag brands, colors, styles. And others can discover them, interact, and find inspiration for breand new style ideas. The concept… Read More

  • Virtual Styling Community Polyvore Debuts Analytics Tool For Fashion Designers

    Polyvore, the startup lets web shoppers pull their favorite items any online store and mix and match to create personalized outfits online, is debuting a new analytics tool. Style Analytics provides retailers with metrics about their brand’s perception on the site. The Style Analytics tool will rank brands on Polyvore based on engagement level with their clothing and accessories. The… Read More

  • Jonathan Trevor, Builder Of Yahoo Pipes And YQL, Leaves For Polyvore

    Another engineering star is leaving Yahoo, we’ve confirmed: Jonathan Trevor is moving on to Polyvore, a visual shopping search engine. Trevor, along with Daniel Raffel and Pasha Sadri, were the core product and engineering team behind the Pipes product, and Trevor also built YQL. Polyvore was founded in late 2007 and has raised just over $8 million from Benchmark Capital, Matrix… Read More

  • Polyvore's Virtual Styling Tool Aims To Be More Social With Facebook Connect

    As “Fashion 2.0″ sites continue to innovate, the social component of these style-focused sites becomes an important tool for viral growth. Weardrobe, a site focused on capturing and sharing the street style of web users, was recently acquired by Like.com And we’ve written about Polyvore, the startup lets web shoppers pull their favorite items any online store and mix and match… Read More

  • Polyvore Looks Stylin' In This New $5.6 Million Round Of Funding

    In a world where print media is collapsing, it would seem that fashion magazines could easily make a case for why they’ll still exist in the future. As great as their content may or may not be, a large part of their success is about seeing the pictures of the hot new fashions. But there’s an online site that arguably does that better too, Polyvore. And they just got a big bag of… Read More

  • Polyvore To Tempt Fashionistas To Create, Then Spend

    Polyvore, founded by ex-Yahoo’er Pasha Sadri (he created Yahoo Pipes) will appeal to the fashionistas out there in the world. Users install a bookmarklet and grab images from around the web (see demo here) – this part is very similar to what Kaboodle, recently acquired by Hearst, does. They then take those images, plus any images others have uploaded, and create… Read More