• Ex-Holtzbrinck VC launches Diapers.com clone, secures 7 figure funding

    Although not yet live, German Diapers.com clone Windeln.de is reportedly about to launch with several million euros in the bank. Semi-publicly operated Hightech Gründerfonds and VC firm DN Capital (Shazam, Mister Spex) have invested a 7 figure sum in the startup. What’s more, Windeln.de has former Holtzbrinck Ventures Managing Director Konstantin Urban as part of its founding team. As… Read More

  • Soap.com Launches – "No Lines. No Heavy Bags. No Driving."

    Drugstore.com, Alice.com and other online retailers of everyday essentials, a new challenger with a short, pretty dotcom name just hit the Web. The founders of Diapers.com this morning formally launched Soap.com, a new ecommerce site that enables people to buy household necessities, skin and hair care products and whatnot at competitive prices. We reported that the site was due for launch… Read More

  • The Founders Behind Diapers.com Launch Soap.com: "All The Robots Are In Place"

    Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara have figured out a formula for selling low-margin goods online and shipping them overnight to customers. The two entrepreneurs have built Diapers.com into the largest seller of diapers and other baby products on the Web. Diapers.com is on track to bring in $300 million in revenues this year. Now the two are getting ready to launch a new e-commerce site… Read More

  • Diapers.com On Its Way To Selling Half A Billion Diapers, Raises $20 Million Debt Round

    Diapers.com On Its Way To Selling Half A Billion Diapers, Raises $20 Million Debt Round

    “This year we will sell half a billion diapers,” Marc Lore, the CEO of Diapers.com tells me. That is a hell of a lot of diapers. In fact Lore believes Diapers.com sells four times as many diapers as the next largest seller of nappies online, Amazon. In 2009, Diapers.com pulled in $182 million in revenues, up from $89 million in 2008, he says. And this year, Diapers.com is on a… Read More

  • Accel Partners To Help Bring You Cheap, Eco-Friendly Diapers

    Ok, further proof that it’s looking like 1999 all over again. A huge financial meltdown is just around the corner, and front line venture capitalists are spending money on ecommerce sites. Except this time around it isn’t pet sites. This time, it’s diapers. Diapers.com, was founded in 2005 by two new dads and has raised two rounds of capital, including a $7 million round led… Read More