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  With the grasp that social media continues to clutch on the fashion world (and most every other industry for that matter), young entrepreneurs are creating the next wave in social networking by carving out world wide web space for the style community to share, inspire, and interact.  StyledOn is one of these premiere destinations. Created in May of 2010 …

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$41 Million for Flash Sales Site Ideeli, Series C Investments Led by Next World Capital, Also Cue Ball Capital, StarVest Partners, Constellation Growth Capital and Kodiak Venture Partners

  Founded in 2007, ideeli functions as a members-only flash sales retail site. With over 4 million members, new sales are displayed daily at 12pm EST and last either 40 hours or until the item sells out. Targeting women, men, and children the site offers apparel, accessories, shoes, and jewelry. Members are notified about upcoming sales through Facebook, Twitter, email, …

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Seed Financing for Modasuite from Real Ventures, Anges Quebec Investors and Bolidea

  Modasuite is a Montreal, Canada based vertically integrated e-tailer of men’s made to measure suits, shirts and pants. Customers follow 5 steps to construct a garment based on their body type, measurements and fit preferences. The process can also be aided via live chat with the sites customer service department. The funding is to be used for the sites …

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BetaBrand Lands $1.3 Million Series A Lead Investment from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures with Participation from Morado Venture Partners

  Betabrand is an online-only clothing company based in San Francisco. Founded in 2009, they specialize in creating quirky, interesting designs produced weekly in limited batches of a few hundred per garment.  Horizontal corduroy pants, un-dyed Black Sheep Wool Sweaters, and Disco Pants made of fabric that actually disperses light are just a few examples of the design aesthetic. Made …

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