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FashInvest Alum Fits.me Acquires Clothes Horse

Just coming off of a round of $5.3 million in funding, it seems that Fits.me, FashInvest alumni that provides a virtual fitting room solution for e-commerce retailers, is on a roll. Executives at Fits.me have just announced today that they have acquired Clothes Horse, a data-driven recommendations tool that makes it easy for shoppers to buy clothes that fit online, …

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FashInvest Alumni Fits.Me Scores $5.3 Million in Venture Funding

The sound of FashInvest alumni getting funded is music to our ears. At our 2010 FashInvest Capital Conference, Heikki Haldre and his team presented a Fits.me, a sizing technology concept they thought would significantly change how we try on clothes when we’re shopping online. Four years later they’ve picked up $9 million in funding and worked with over 16 fashion …

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Giu Giu: Giuliana Raggiani Wants you to Feel Like a Kid Again in Her Knits

If you’re looking for clothes that bring a sense of nostalgia, comfort and fashion, Giu Giu is the brand for you. The company’s knitwear is inspired by natural textiles, college, travel and exploration, meant to convey playful humor and offbeat freedom. We talked with founder and designer Giuliana Raggiani about her start in the industry, her love of knitwear and …

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FashInvest Alum Manicube Gets Some Polish with $885,000

Manicube, a New York City based beauty booking service, just raised $885,000 as reported in a Form D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday March, 28, 2014. No details of the investors or transaction were provided. Manicube was founded in 2012 by Katerina Mountanos and Elizabeth Whitman, two former beauty industry executives, who saw a need for …

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We are please to be introducing a new versions of the FashInvest Newsletter – WWD’s FashInvest Newsletter. If you are a current newsletter subscriber you will receive this new version in the upcoming week. Our goal with this new edition is to provide you, our valued, FashInvest community an updated product to learn about the latest news as it pertains to emerging companies, starts-ups and the financial institutions shaping the future of the fashion industry. Our current and prospective subscribers will find useful information about what is happening at the epicenter of fashion and finance. We hope you find the new look fresh and modern with meaningful content. Stay on the lookout!