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INVESTORS GONE WILD: 13 Hot Startups That Created Funding Frenzies This Year

INVESTORS GONE WILD: 13 Hot Startups That Created Funding Frenzies This Year | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
One startup had to create a 700-name spreadsheet to keep track of all the inbound interest from investors.
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How to Use IndieGoGo to Fund Your Innovation

How to Use IndieGoGo to Fund Your Innovation | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
This crowdfunding site is rivaling Kickstarter as a place for entrepreneurs to get a funding boost—and create a built-in fan base.
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5 crazy crowdfunding campaigns on IndieGoGo

5 crazy crowdfunding campaigns on IndieGoGo | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
IndieGoGo, a crowdfunding tool similar to Kickstarter, has seen some wild campaigns this year. The most interesting projects from 2011 include everything from the humorously political ...
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Friendly Financing: How to have a successful crowdfunding campaign | filmfwd >> the future of filmmaking

Friendly Financing: How to have a successful crowdfunding campaign | filmfwd >> the future of filmmaking | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
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Clothes Shopping With Bodymetrics Lets You Try It On for Virtual Size

Clothes Shopping With Bodymetrics Lets You Try It On for Virtual Size | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
Online shoppers may be able to try on clothing from the comfort of their own home thanks to a new augmented reality app from Bodymetrics.
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Poshmark Style App Turns Closets Into Marketplaces - Forbes

Poshmark Style App Turns Closets Into Marketplaces - Forbes | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
Startup Poshmark provides a mobile app that intends to make it extremely easy for people to buy and sell clothing.
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Fresh Outta TechStars, Fashion Bookmarking Site Wantworthy Raises $860K

Fresh Outta TechStars, Fashion Bookmarking Site Wantworthy Raises $860K | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it

Good things come to those who wait, a few months at least. Wantworthy, the fashion bookmarking site that graduated from TechStars New York’s second class in October, has raised at least $859,998 towards a $999,999 equity round, according to the company’s Form D filing with the SEC.

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Kevin Ryan, Marty Staff Dole Out Advice at FashInvest Conference

Kevin Ryan, Marty Staff Dole Out Advice at FashInvest Conference | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
Ryan, the founder and chief executive officer of Gilt Groupe, was also the first inductee into FashInvest’s Hall of Fame.
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FashInvest Capital Conference grows

FashInvest Capital Conference grows | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
The second annual event will bring 25 fashion startups and 75 investors together.
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Crowd-Funding Campaign Lessons Learned: What You Need to Know - Forbes

Crowd-Funding Campaign Lessons Learned: What You Need to Know - Forbes | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
Thinking about crowd-funding? Here's what you need to know.
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Shawn Smith's curator insight, June 9, 2014 8:03 PM

Acquiring funding for a new project or business can be difficult. More and more startups are turning to crowd funding to get their projects off the ground.

The important thing is to have a set goal, stay focused and get noticed.

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IndieGoGo Founder: Crowdfunding Tips For Entrepreneurs On The Hunt For Cash

IndieGoGo Founder: Crowdfunding Tips For Entrepreneurs On The Hunt For Cash | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
Startup funding is actually more accessible now thanks to social networking and crowdfunding platforms that match amazing new ideas with people who want to be part of the next big thing.
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IndieGoGo Blog: Fixed Funding: 5 Successful Campaigns!

IndieGoGo Blog: Fixed Funding: 5 Successful Campaigns! | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
We recently relaunched Fixed Funding highlighting some of its differences with Flexible Funding and how each route to fundraising aligns with the needs for the project.
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Fab Makes Its First Acquisition: NYC-Based Fashion Stake

Fab Makes Its First Acquisition: NYC-Based Fashion Stake | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it

The surging startup Fab is spending some of the $40 million in funding it just booked. Today Fab announced that it’s acquiring New York based startup Fashion Stake as it looks to expand its focus on its best selling category, clothing. FashionStake’s co-founders Vivian Weng and Daniel Gulati will join Fab, but beyond that terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Poshmark App Takes Fashion Sharing Mobile - Fashion Retailing News | California Apparel News | LA Fashion

Poshmark App Takes Fashion Sharing Mobile - Fashion Retailing News | California Apparel News | LA Fashion | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
Reselling your clothes online or to a thrift store is a great way to clean out your closet and rid yourself of unwanted impulse buys, but Poshmark founder and Chief Executive Officer Manish Chandra wanted to make the process even easier...
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Entrepreneurs Roundtable Announces Class for Second Accelerator

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Announces Class for Second Accelerator | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it

The first class to graduate from the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator summer 2011 program nabbed funding from venture shops like First Round Capital, ff Venture Capital, High Peaks Venture Partners, Lerer Ventures, Lightbank and RRE Ventures. Today ERA announced its second class, a group of ten young companies, some of whom Betabeat has met before. (Although Dibsie, an interactive shopping catalog, was a finalist on Betabeat’s first original webseries, The Pitch.) You can meet all the new startups and find their websites below. All the companies get a $25,000 investment, office space in Times Square and access to ERA’s group of more than 200 mentors.

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For Fashion Start-Ups, a Bridge to Investors

For Fashion Start-Ups, a Bridge to Investors | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
In a setting reminiscent of a speed-dating bar scene, more than 20 fledgling fashion companies pitched their talent, their drive and their ideas to an audience of potential investors at the Fashion Institute of Technology last week.
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Pretty Connected - FashInvest connects Fashion Innovators with Potential Funding Players

Pretty Connected - FashInvest connects Fashion Innovators with Potential Funding Players | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it

Pretty Connected - FashInvest connects Fashion Innovators with Potential Funding Players

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Retail Events: Fashinvest 2011 Capital Conference

Retail Events: Fashinvest 2011 Capital Conference | Fashion Startups | Scoop.it
Last week, Reuters reported that venture capital investing in e-commerce rose from $1.06b in 2010 to $2.39b in 2011. That increase in interest and in dollars spent was evident at last week's annual...
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