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ME+EM raises $1.5 million to expand contemporary womenswear brand online

ME+EM, a UK-based contemporary womenswear brand, has raised £1.2 million ($1.5 million at current exchange) in funding. According to Crowdfund Insider, the investment came from a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign, which surpassed the brand’s original target of £700,000 ($873,880). The brand initially raised a £400,000 ($499,458) round in 2015 from Pembroke Venture Capital Trust, Venrex Fund and angel, Sir Charles Dunstone, …

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Flow raises $13 million to help e-commerce merchants sell internationally

When Rob Keve met Mike Bryzek they were looking at the same problem from a different angle. As the co-founders of Flow, Keve is the founder of customer experience platform Fizzback and Bryzek is the co-founder of Gilt Groupe, the e-commerce platform that needs no introduction. When they came together in 2015 to launch their cross-border commerce platform for international …

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Grailed, online secondhand menswear marketplace, expands into womenswear

Grailed, an online community marketplace for men’s clothing, will be expanding into womenswear in summer 2017. The company is a peer-to-peer e-commerce fashion hub where users can buy and sell secondhand luxury and limited-edition items. Founded in 2014 by Arun Gupta, Grailed approves all items before listing them for sale. Clothing sold on the Grailed website and app is separated …

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Berrybenka raises venture round to expand offline-to-online presence

Berrybenka, an online fashion e-commerce site based in India, has raised an undisclosed amount in its latest round of venture funding. The investment was led by Softbank-Indosat Fund, Asia Summit Capital and Maj Invest Equity. Local unnamed investors also participated in the funding.   Claudia Widjaja, Yenti Elizabeth and Jason Lamuda co-founded Berrybenka in 2011 as a site featuring a curated selction of several …

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