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Unicorn rodeo: 6 high-flying startups that are set to go public

This week Airbnb announced that it has privately filed to go public, putting the famous unicorn on a path to a quick IPO if it wants. The recent move matches reporting indicating that the home-sharing

Walmart partners with fashion consignment marketplace thredUP

Walmart is continuing its foray into fashion e-commerce, announcing a strategic partnership with fashion resale marketplace thredUP to list a large number of items on Walmart’s digital storefront. W

What the partnership at Trinity Ventures sees for the road ahead in 2020

Over the years, Trinity Ventures has racked up many exits for its limited partners. Through deals in consumer brands like Starbucks and Zulily and enterprise companies like TubeMogul and New Relic, th

ThredUp, whose second-hand goods will start appearing at Macy’s and JCPenney, just raised a bundle

ThredUp, the 10-year-old fashion resale marketplace, has a lot of big news to boast about lately. For starters, the company just closed on $100 million in fresh funding from an investor syndicate that

Luxury consignment e-tailer The RealReal to enter the unicorn club with new funding

The RealReal has authorized the sale of up to $70 million in new shares in a round that could value the luxury consignment shop at $1.06 billion.

TPH raises a Seed round to ride the vintage clothing wave

A report by US reseller ThredUP estimates that second-hand fashion will soon overtake “fast fashion”, with an expected market worth of $41 billion USD by 2022. According to the site, in 2017 r

ThredUP launches Stitch Fix competitor for try-before-you-buy clothes

Consignment startup thredUP is launching Goody Boxes, for people who want to try on clothes at home before making purchases. Customers will be able to order on-demand shipments, with personalized ite

Online consignment shop thredUp takes on The RealReal with launch of Luxe

Online consignment shop thredUp is taking on The RealReal. The e-commerce site for secondhand items today announced the launch of a new luxury goods storefront, simply called Luxe, which is now availa

Online thrift store ThredUP is opening physical retail locations

ThredUP, the online secondhand clothing store that has raised over $130M in funding is going old school. The startup has announced they will be opening at least five brick and mortar retail stores by

Sell your clothing and electronics with these apps

Are you looking to clean out your closet and make money while doing it? You no longer have to haul your used items to a consignment shop. A number of apps have made selling used things easier than eve

Poshmark raises $25 million for its fashion resale marketplace

Poshmark, the site for buying and selling women’s fashion, has announced that it has raised $25 million in a round led by GGV Capital. Hans Tung, managing partner at GGV Capital is joining the compa

Secondhand Clothing Marketplace thredUP Raises $81M Series E Led By GSIP

Sometimes ordering secondhand clothing online is a little sketchy. Is this shirt going to smell awful? Will there be inexplicable stains? ThredUP, a marketplace for used apparel, is hoping to offer c

Online Consignment Shop ThredUp Expands Into High-End Fashion With Launch Of “X Collection”

Online clothing resale shop thredUp, now with over a million members, is expanding into high-end fashion with this morning’s launch of its “X Collection.” The new category will featu

No Longer Just For Kids, Online Consignment Shop ThredUP Expands Into Women’s Apparel

ThredUP, the online children’s clothes consignment shop, is today launching into a new vertical with the debut of a store for women’s secondhand clothing. The move, which puts the service

Kids’ Clothing Consignment Service thredUP Prepares To Take On Threadflip, Poshmark & More With Move Into Women’s Apparel

Only a month after its expansion into juniors, online and mobile clothing consignment service <a target="_blank" href="http://www.thredup.com/">thredUP</a> is now <a target="_blank" href="http://women

Online Kids’ Clothing Consignment Service thredUP Opens Its Next New Vertical: Juniors

As hinted at <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/03/kids-clothing-service-thredup-raises-14-5m-series-c-plans-expansion-into-teen-adult-apparel/">following the raise of its $14.5 million in S

Online Consignment Shop ThredUP Launches Digital Fundraising Platform Called “Groups,” Now Raising Money For Hurricane Sandy Relief

Online consignment shop <a target="_blank" href="http://www.thredup.com/">thredUP</a> is launching a timely new feature called Groups, which allows consumers to use the service in order to generate ca

Kids Clothing Service thredUP Adds Netflix Execs As It Prepares To Scale

Online kids' clothing consignment shop <a target="_blank" href="http://www.thredup.com/">thredUP</a> says its recent transition from online swap meet to clothing resale service has been working. When

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

The online kids clothing exchange <a href="http://www.thredup.com/">thredUP</a> is shutting down its clothes swapping service. But wait! Don't panic, moms! (And dads, too, if you're all 50/50 about

The P2P Evolution

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/space-robot-handshake.jpg"> Many years ago, after graduating college, I came home before moving to NYC, wondering how I would scrounge toge
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