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Sellers on the Etsy-owned clothing resale app Depop have been facing delayed payments. Over the last few months, more and more sellers have reported that their payment dates were being…

Depop sellers faced ongoing payment delays due to tech issue, company admits

Amid rising uncertainty about how financing will look for tech in the months and maybe years to come, one of the newer kids on the VC block in Europe is…

Felix Capital closes fourth fund at $600M, its biggest yet

If you’re in the market for funky trinkets and unique, handmade clothing, you might want to put off your shopping until next week. Starting today, more than 14,000 Etsy sellers…

Over 14,000 Etsy sellers are going on strike to protest increased transaction fees

Fashion rental platforms had a tough time during the pandemic as in-person events evaporated and office workers ditched their smarts to collectively slip into comfy loungewear. But as the pandemic…

London’s By Rotation is taking its P2P fashion rental app stateside

HURR — a “Rent the Runway” style U.K. fashion rental marketplace — has raised $5.4 million in a seed funding round led by European VC firm Octopus Ventures. Also participating…

Rent the Runway-style UK fashion rental marketplace HURR raises $5.4M round led by Octopus

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Contact, a platform for creatives backed by Maisie Williams, raises $1.9M seed led by Founders Fund

With the pandemic digitizing every aspect of our lives, the Creator Economy has taken off like never before, with some estimates saying it’s now a $100 billion+ market. And yet, managing your professional life as a model, actor, writer or designer remains a mish-mash of emails, manual booking processes and dreaded PDFs. Creatives face late…

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Contact, a platform for creatives backed by Maisie Williams, raises $1.9M seed led by Founders Fund

Etsy, a marketplace for kitschy and creative DIY goods, acquired Depop, a hippy and thrifty marketplace for resale goods, for $1.625 billion this week. So, today we’ll discuss the tale…

Get thrifty, and your startup might just acquire a generation

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Why is Etsy willing to pay more than 23x Depop’s 2020 revenues? It is buying Gen Z love.

Etsy asks, ‘How do you do, fellow kids?’ with $1.6B Depop purchase

Very big news today coming out of Europe in the world of e-commerce. Etsy, the New York-based marketplace where crafty creators and those interested in their styles can discover and…

Etsy is acquiring UK-based social selling site Depop for $1.625B in a mostly cash deal

Depop started as a simple app to post photos of clothes and offer them for sale. But it has become a cultural phenomenon with millions of users, a vibrant community…

Depop CEO Maria Raga tells us everything about social e-commerce at Disrupt Berlin

The rising popularity of omni-channel commerce — selling to customers wherever they happen to be spending time online — has spawned an army of shopping tools and platforms that are…

Depop, a social app targeting millennial and Gen Z shoppers, bags $62M, passes 13M users

While eBay tries to get more social and local, and Pinterest deepens is position in e-commerce, a new mobile app out of London is building out a platform that combines…

Social Shopping App Depop Raises $8M, Hires Ex-Reddit GM To Break Into US Market

Social mobile shopping app and U.K. startup Depop has extended the reach of its marketplace by launching on Android. Depop launched its pocket m-commerce offering on iOS in April last…

Depop Takes Its Social Shopping App To Android After 200K Downloads On iOS

Another day, another social mobile shopping app on the march. U.K.-based Depop, which was founded in 2011 but launched officially in April this year, has just closed a $1 million…

Social Shopping App Depop Bags $1M Seed From Fashion-Focused Investors Red Circle & Luca Marzotto

Snap a photo of the item you want to sell, write a short description, and set a price. Sounds familiar, right? After soft-launching in Italy where it was incubated, Depop…

Depop Is Another Flea Market For iOS But Also Has Sights Firmly Set On Etsy