Storenvy makes it easy for anyone to open an online store. It provides tools for designing a digital storefront, as well as a marketplace filled with quirky items.
Darby Smart launched today to prevent mishaps of this sort, and to capitalize on the DIY movement’s building momentum. It also announced raising $1 million in seed funding.
Guest Post Etsy’s lead designer explains where the Flickr team went wrong.
Apparently, if you run a top e-commerce website, it pays to be slow. Unless you’re Amazon.
Guest Post As a NYC based investor, it’s been pretty incredible to watch New York’s startup scene grow into a dynamic tech playground over the past few years.
Popular handmade-goods marketplace Etsy has shared some eye-popping stats about its performance in 2012, with CEO Chad Dickerson calling it a “breakthough year.”
The promise is simple: sell anything, anywhere, from your phone. No matter where you want to sell it: eBay, Etsy, Craigslist, or Facebook.
Handmade marketplace Etsy has launched a cool new Android app to help connect mobile buyers.
If you are truly awful at gift-shopping, you MUST READ this. It will save you from resorting to bad gag gifts yet again.
Think $30 million is a lot to pay for produce? Not when it gives money back. Kabbage, which gives loans to online sellers, got $30 million in funding today, led by Thomvest Ventures.
It’s like that ABC show Wife Swap, but with developers instead of wives and probably a bit less awkwardness and drama. Probably.
Guest Post While everyone is fretting over the Asian slowdown, the European debt crisis, and the fiscal cliff, a few entrepreneurs in Latin America are rapidly building businesses in their home countries and beyond.
Etsy, the uber-cool marketplace for all things handmade and vintage, has put its intricately crocheted foot down: no more selling body parts. Or bodily fluids. Hair and teeth, however, are still allowed.
A.J. Steigman is the chief executive of Soletron, a social e-commerce platform. Peter Thiel is a legendary venture capitalist and co-founder of PayPal. Both are internationally ranked “life master” chess players.
Just a few short days ago, The Fancy added social commerce to its Pinterest-like discovery and sharing service. Today, the fast-moving startup added local commerce via Zaarly’s peer-to-peer marketplace.
Hipswap, a Craigslist-like marketplace for local items, has launched its service in several cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta.
Stitch Labs, provider of an inventory management service for small retailers, has integrated its service with online craft marketplace Etsy.
Are you a dumpling expert, urban survivalist or DIY manufacturer? If so, Gidsy’s “marketplace for authentic experiences” might be a great way for you to make a few bucks off your unusual talents.
Handmade items marketplace Etsy announced Thursday that CEO and founder Rob Kalin is stepping down and CTO Chad Dickerson (pictured left) will be taking his place.