Tag Archive: Julie Wainwright

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    by Angie Chang

    The RealReal, Founded by CEO Julie Wainwright, Raises $14M Series B Funding

    CEO Julie Wainwright raises $14 million Series B funding for her startup The RealReal, the online luxury resaler.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    The industry leader in luxury online resale, venture-backed startup The RealReal announced today raising $14 million in Series B funding to expand infrastructure and support its rapid growth.

    The Series B funding round was led by InterWest Partners with participation from all Series A investors – Canaan Partners, e.ventures and Greycroft Partners. In addition, The RealReal added strategic investments from Novel TMT Ventures, Panarea Capital, Suzy Welch and Sukhinder Singh Cassidy.

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Follow In Fashion Tech Entrepreneurship

    From ModCloth to Moda Operandi, these tech startups in the fashion space are founded by women to watch.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Democratizing fashion has never been so venture-fundable.

    With successes like Gilt Group and Ideeli, “a lot of women go to Harvard with the intent of working on the business side of fashion” said Snapette founder and CEO Sarah Paiji.

    Earlier this year, Xconomy proclaimed that “early successes coming out of Harvard, embodied by flash sale company Gilt Groupe, cofounded by Alexandra Wilkis Wilson and Alexis Maybank (both HBS ’04), seemed to have created an energy