Thankful Registry continues its emphasis on thoughtful gift giving

When TechCrunch first covered gift registry platform Thankful Registry eleven years ago, its philosophy was turning the act of asking for gifts into a mindful process, instead of a greedy grab for stu

Poppy says ‘I do’ to new capital for digital booking, fulfillment of wedding flowers

Poppy creates customized wedding floral proposals, with images, and provide on-demand pricing for couples.

Wedding platform Joy will let you outsource your vows to OpenAI

There’s nothing more romantic than having an AI-powered bot write your vows for you. Earlier this month, wedding planning platform Joy launched a new OpenAI-powered “Wedding Writer’s Blo

Zola, the $650M wedding portal, taps the travel market with an expansion into honeymoons

The wedding industry is estimated to be worth some $100 billion in the U.S. alone, and now one of the fastest-growing companies in that space — the wedding planning site Zola — is making a

Wedding dress customizer Anomalie raises $13M as bridal stores crumble

David’s Bridal once owned 50% of the $36 billion wedding gown market before it filed for bankruptcy last year. Brides were growing sick of the lack of styles and sizes plus high prices at expens

Anomalie cuts the insane markups out of custom wedding dresses

Wedding-dress shopping should be a fairy tale, but it's usually a scam. You pay $5,000 for a dress that costs $200 to make. Boutiques hide the brands on dresses so you can't comparison shop, and infla

Loverly raises $2 million more to put a wedding planner in your pocket

A new service from the online wedding inspiration startup Loverly wants to put the capabilities of a wedding planner right in your pocket. Officially launching today, Loverly is unveiling a new chat-b

WedPics Team Releases Photo, A Collaborative Photo-Sharing App For iOS, Android And Web

The makers of the popular social app for weddings, WedPics, is today launching a new app for social-photo sharing in an effort to retain customers after the big day has wrapped. The sister app, simply

Cooking Site And Online Shop Food52 Launches A Wedding Registry Service

Recipe-sharing site and online shop Food52 expanded its service today to include a wider selection of products and a wedding registry which includes cookware, plus other kitchen and home goods. The

Wedding App WedPics Raises $6.5 Million From “Shark Tank’s” Barbara Corcoran And Others

"Shark Tank's" Barbara Corcoran and other investors have backed a popular mobile photo-sharing application called WedPics, designed for use by wedding couples and their guests. The additional funding

Online Bridal Boutique Weddington Way Raises $9M Series A

Online boutique for brides and their wedding parties, Weddington Way, announced today it has closed on $9 million in Series A funding in a round led by Javelin Venture Partners. Existing investors Bat

WedPics, A Social Weddings Platform For Web & Mobile, Raises $1.5 Million Series A

Wedding startups are a plenty, but fewer reach the milestone of a Series A round. So Raleigh, N.C.-based WedPics has something to celebrate. The company, an online and mobile platform that allows c

WeddingLovely Puts Thousands Of Wedding Vendor Listings Under One Roof

<a target="_blank" href="">WeddingLovely</a>, a small, but growing <a href="

Social Weddings Platform WedPics Tops Half A Million Users, 5M+ Uploads, Ahead Of Series A

One of the challenges for startups going after the weddings space is that they must constantly acquire new users - at least before the word-of-mouth momentum kicks in, as brides, grooms and guests tel

Thankful Registry Is A Wedding Gift Registry For Thoughtful Couples

Registries present an etiquette quandary for engaged couples. Open one at a major retailer, fill it with <a target="_blank" href="

Honeymoon Registry Wanderable Comes To iPhone, Lets Couples Edit Registries & Send Out Thank You’s On The Go

Palo Alto-based <a target="_blank" href="">Wanderable</a>, a <a href="">500 Startups-backed</a> company designe

Wedding Party, The Mobile App That Lets Guests Contribute Photos To Gorgeous, Shared Albums, Scores A Million-Dollar Seed Round

Wedding Party, the mobile app that allows wedding guests, friends and family to contribute to a shared, digital album of photos and notes which can later be posted directly to the couple’s Faceb

Weddings Startup Scores Content And Ad Deal With Real Simple, Prepares Website Relaunch And New Mobile Apps

<a target="_blank" href="">,</a> a search engine for all things wedding, is today making a move that will broaden its reach considerably: The company is announcing a partnersh

OneWed Brings Its Inspirational Wedding Imagery To iPad

It's been days, possibly even weeks, since we've covered a wedding-focused startup. Let's change that, shall we? <a target="_blank" href="">OneWed</a>, the company formerly known

Carats & Cake Launches Wedding Planning Service To Connect Brides With Local Vendors

The wedding startup space continues to heat up, and today another new entry called <a target="_blank" href="">Carats & Cake</a> is launching to connect newlyweds and the
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