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Shoefitr Partners with Nordstrom to Answer, “What size fits best?”

The fit of a shoe can make or break a deal. Online shoe shopping is one of the most difficult virtual experiences. Clothes can be stretched or altered but shoes either fit, or, they don’t. Shoefitr, a virtual footwear fitting startup has come up with new technology to help retailers sell shows online that have a reliable fit by using …

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What Happened at the 3rd Annual FashInvest Capital Conference?

For people who may not know the answer to this question, founded in 2009 by David Freschman and an advisory board including Don Franceschini the founding chairman of the FashInvest advisory board, Denise Segal founding CEO of Donna Karen New York, Robin Lewis of the Robin Report and George Nemphos, managing partner of Duane Morris of Baltimore, FashInvest was created to bring together the best of emerging companies in the field of fashion entrepreneurship and today at the 3rd Annual FashInvest Capital Conference at the Fashion Institute of Technology over 300 guests watched as emerging companies presented their businesses to a group of investors, defining why FashInvest exists.

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FashInvest Capital Conference 2011 Press Articles

 Wanted to share some of the Articles and Write-ups on the Conference. There are more to come which I’ll keep updating as they hit the news stands/computer screens. (NY Times) For Fashion Start-Ups, a Bridge to Investors IN a setting reminiscent of a speed-dating bar scene, but with no promise of even a first date, much less a long-term relationship, …

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We are pleased to be introducing a new version 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!