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  • ThredUP Shuts Down Kids Clothes Swapping Service In Favor Of Online Consignment

    ThredUP Shuts Down Kids Clothes Swapping Service In Favor Of Online Consignment

    The online kids clothing exchange thredUP is shutting down its clothes swapping service. But wait! Don’t panic, moms! (And dads, too, if you’re all 50/50 about the child-rearing duties. Haven’t met one of those yet, but I hear they exist). The good news is that thredUP itself is not shutting down, it’s just focusing on the more successful area of its business: its… Read More

  • The P2P Evolution

    The P2P Evolution

    Many years ago, after graduating college, I came home before moving to NYC, wondering how I would scrounge together the money for the first month’s rent and security deposit so my friends and I could all live together in the Big Apple. I had one month to get the cash, and instead of going out for traditional, hourly-wage work, I decided to go through all of my old stuff and throw it on eBay. Read More

  • Kids Clothing Swap ThredUP Raises $1.4M From Trinity Ventures, Founder Collective And Others

    ThredUP, an online exchange for children’s clothes, has raised $1.4 million led by Trinity Ventures with Founder Collective, High Line Ventures and NextView Ventures participating. This brings the startup’s total funding to $1.7 million. ThredUP aims to bring affordability and convenience to the children’s clothing market, which is estimated to be valued as a $1 billion space. Read More