Pop culture stimulates the evolution of the LA tech scene

It wasn’t so long ago that venture capital was a suburban California phenomenon. Los Angeles didn't have much in terms of a real tech scene -- and even San Francisco only had a few VCs or tech compa

Designer bag reseller marketplace Rebagg pulls in $8 million from General Catalyst

Rebagg, an online resell market for designer handbags, has raised $8 million in Series A funding to continue the pace of rapid growth. There are a lot of designer clothing and handbag resellers out th

Consignment Startups Like Tradesy Could Help Retailers Close The Loop On Product Lifecycles

With a good enough premise, a fashion startup can build a community of thousands, all obsessing over the pieces that they want or need in their closets (it's basically the same). That in turns means t

Clothing Swap Startup Tradesy Wants To Turn Every Woman’s Closet Into Currency

The average woman has worn just 20% of her wardrobe in the last year, but continues to spend upwards of $6,000 year on new clothing and accessories, leaving many (including me) with a closet full of e