London-based fashion platform Lyst scoops up $85 million, snags Spotify’s Director of Product, lysting imminent?

London-based global fashion shopping platform Lyst has raised $85 million in a round that saw participation from a number of existing investors including Draper Esprit. The round welcomed new players Fidelity International, Novator Capital, Giano Capital, and former Apple executive Pascal Cagni’s C4 Ventures. Founded in 2010 by Chris Morton, Lyst provided over 150 million […]

Vilnius-based consumer-to-consumer second-hand fashion platform Vinted raises €250 million

Lithuanian consumer-to-consumer second-hand fashion platform Vinted has raised €250 million in a Series F round led by EQT Growth. The round also saw participation from previous investors Accel, Burda Principal Investments, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Sprints Capital, and provides the company a pre-money valuation of €3.5 billion. As part of the deal, EQT’s […]

Online fashion marketplace Depop secures $62 million in funding

UK-based Depop, which operates an online fashion marketplace for ‘Generation Z’, has raised $62 million in a Series C round led by General Atlantic, a US-based investor. That ties into the startup’s ambitions, which is to accelerate its growth across the Atlantic, where it boasts stores in NYC and Los Angeles. In fact, Depop says […]