Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway opens physical store in San Francisco

Rent the Runway, the fashion startup that began as a rental service for special occasions and has since evolved into a service for people also looking to spice up their everyday wear, just opened up

Rent the Runway inks $200 million credit facility with Temasek

Rent the Runway today announced that it has partnered with Temasek for a $200 million credit facility. Founded in 2009, Rent the Runway lets users rent items of clothing for special events or occasion

Some of the top female founders in the U.S. are backing the latest Female Founders Fund

Roughly five years after the launch of its first fund in 2013, Female Founders Fund (F3) has closed on $27 million for its latest seed fund — backed by some of the startup world’s top w

Alibaba’s Jack Ma and Joe Tsai invest $20 million in Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway has snagged a $20 million investment from Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and Joe Tsai via Blue Pool Capital, Recode first reported. Blue Pool Capital is a multibillion-dollar fund that invests in

A look at 42 women in tech who crushed it in 2017

What a challenging, exhilarating year it has been for women everywhere, starting from the women’s March on Washington to former Uber engineer Susan Fowler’s eye-opening and now famous blog post to

Rent the Runway is launching same-day delivery, starting in NYC

Rent the Runway customers can now be one step closer to actually not having a closet. The company just announced they are launching same-day delivery in NYC, with plans to expand to other markets soon

Rent the Runway raises $60 million

Fashion e-commerce powerhouse Rent the Runway has confirmed that it raised $60 million in a funding round led by Fidelity Investments. Technology Crossover Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Highland Ca

Amazon eyed up Everlane, Le Tote and more for acquisition in a wider fashion push

Amazon has been focusing attention on areas like media streaming, its faster delivery and pickup services, hardware and enterprise via AWS. But it’s also making an effort to reboot one of th

Find runway fashions with these apps

Spring is here, which means it’s time to put away those coats and get out those dresses. But is your wardrobe still in style? Fashionistas, take note. These apps will help you find the latest s

Life, by subscription

The American dream is no longer for sale -- but it is for rent. We are slowly going through a subtle shift in how the economy is owned and operated, with massive implications. On an average day, you m

AOL Exec Maureen Sullivan Is Joining Rent The Runway

Maureen Sullivan, president of AOL.com and the company's lifestyle brands, is departing AOL to join fashion rental service Rent the Runway as president. In her current role, Sullivan has been overseei

In Latest Deals Brazilian Investor Kaszek Ventures Doubles Down On Women Entrepreneurs

Latin American investors Kaszek Ventures have kicked off 2015 with back-to-back investments in startups founded and run by Brazilian women -- Dress & Go, a luxury apparel rental site, and Love Mo

This Year You Can Rent Your Ugly Holiday Sweater

Each year, one of my genius friends throws a holiday party where everyone is supposed to wear an ugly, ill-fitting sweater outfitted with pictures of deer and berries, or lined with actual mistletoe.

Rent The Runway Branches Further Offline, With A Permanent Showroom At Henri Bendel

E-commerce startups have been working at the online-offline game for a while now, in the form of pop-up shops and brick-and-mortar investments like Warby Parker's New York <a href="https://beta.techcr

Rent The Runway Begins Mobile Push With The Launch Of Its First App

Rent the Runway, the site that has been leasing designer dresses to women at a fraction of retail price since 2009, is launching its first mobile app today. With the understanding that their target cu

AmEx Backs The Netflix For Designer Clothes, Rent The Runway

Back in November, we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/11/30/the-netflix-for-designer-clothes-rent-the-runway-raises-20m-from-vogue-publisher-conde-nast-and-kleiner-perkins/">wrote</a> that <a

The Netflix For Designer Clothes, Rent The Runway Raises $20M From Vogue-Publisher Condé Nast And Kleiner Perkins

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.renttherunway.com/">Rent The Runway,</a> a Netflix for designer clothes, accessories and jewelry, has raised $20 million in funding led by Condé Nast Publications,

Rent The Runway Turns Customers Into Models With New Search Feature

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.renttherunway.com/">Rent The Runway,</a> a Netflix for designer clothes, accessories and jewelry, is debuting a new way for women to search for designs to rent on t

Social Proof Is The New Marketing

As I’ve written about <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/20/why-women-rule-the-internet/">before</a>, we’re in an amazing period of the consumer Internet.  Despite a shaky economy, many

Luxemi Is A Rent The Runway For Indian Clothes And Jewelry

Leveraging the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/05/23/kleiner-perkins-invests-15m-in-rent-the-runway/">success of Rent The Runway's model</a>, <a href="https://luxemi.com/">Luxemi</a> is laun
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