When it comes to investments, mergers, and acquisitions in fashion tech, the landscape is constantly evolving. As a month characterized by a suite of notable trends and events, April was no exception. read more »
Third Wave Fashion descended upon San Francisco for their second fashion tech meetup in the Bay Area entitled “Founders Tell All” in an intimate setting provided by sponsor Orrick. One-on-one interviews conducted by none other than founder (and gifted orator), Liza Kindred, had fashion tech pros in the hot seat sharing their experiences and dropping knowledge to a diverse crowd comprised of entrepreneurs, brands, media, investors, lawyers and engineers. Speakers for the evening were: Brian Sugar, CEO at PopSugar, Lindsey Guest, CEO and Founder at Beauty Army, Aubrie Pagano, CEO at Bow & Drape, Colin Stuart, Co-Founder and CTO at Betabrand, and Stephanie Palmeri, Principal at SoftTechVC. read more »
Everyone from bloggers to large publishers and even entire companies are finding ways to generate revenue through affiliate marketing. The kissing cousin to commissioned sales, affiliate marketing can be a great way to generate revenue without holding inventory. We track 38 companies in our fashion tech database that use affiliate revenue as part (or all) of their business model. Let’s explore. read more »
We’re so pleased to announce that the next issue of our in-depth monthly Fashion Tech Reports is out. This time, we explore the world of fashion tech through the lens of New York City. But first, we’ve packed this report full of juicy fashion tech knowledge. read more »
Graduating from business school is an accomplishment, but launching and running a startup while in business school? Well, that is something to be proud of. Especially when the startup is as well received as Snapette.
Founded by two Harvard Business School graduates, Jinhee Ahn Kim and Sarah Paiji, Snapette is a mobile shopping app that helps users find and share fashions available in nearby stores. Partnering with over 200 brands and retailers in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo and London, Snapette aims to give shoppers the inside scoop on products, sales, and in-store events. For brands, Snapette acts as a real-time and targeted marketing platform that helps drive foot traffic to stores and grow a customer base.
Having just recently relaunched, we were excited to sit down with Jinhee and Sarah to ask the pair a few questions of our own.
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Customization is a huge trend in fashion tech and one company is doing it in a smart and innovative way. Meet Bow & Drape, the company that is allowing women to design their own made-to-order dresses. We are thrilled to have Bow & Drape founder and CEO, Aubrie Pagano, speak on our “Founders Tell All” panel about public relations in the fashion tech space. read more »
To say we are honored to have Brian Sugar, the CEO and Publisher of Sugar Inc., on our “Founders Tell All” panel tomorrow in San Francisco, is an understatement. Not only is Brian a successful and well known entrepreneur— particularly in the world of fashion tech– he also has an adorable family and is the proud father to a newborn baby. read more »
We are delighted to announce our second panelist who will be participating in our “Founder’s Tell All” panel next week in San Francisco. Lindsey Guest is the Founder & CEO of Beauty Army, a monthly beauty subscription brand that lets customers fill out a beauty profile, receive product recommendations, and choose up to six beauty samples for $12/month to be delivered right to their door. read more »
We are thrilled to have Steph Palmeri, Principal at SoftTech VC, joining us in San Francisco for our “Founders Tell All” panel next week to discuss funding in the fashion tech space.
At SoftTech, Steph invests in early stage consumer internet companies, including next-generation commerce, mobile services, and SaaS. SoftTech’s impressive portfolio includes Fab.com, Eventbrite, True & Co, and Twitter (yes, Twitter) to name a few. read more »