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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

BeachMint Raises $23.5M at a Rumored $150M Valuation

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Kleiner Perkins Invests $15M in Rent the Runway

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Rent The Runway Raises $15 Million For The Netflix For Couture

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/rtr.jpg" class="shot2"><a href="http://www.renttherunway.com/">Rent The Runway,</a> a Netflix for designer clothes, has raised $15 million in