Tech

Two Of LA’s Buzziest Startups, BeachMint and ShoeDazzle, Were In Talks To Merge

[credit provider=””>Alyson Shontell via Business Insider”] BeachMint and ShoeDazzle are both flashy fashion startups in Los Angeles that have raised gobs of outside capital — $73.5 million and $60 million respectively.Recently, both have experienced management turnover and multiple sources say there was a period of time, about three or four […]
Two Of LA’s Buzziest Startups, BeachMint and ShoeDazzle, Were In Talks To Merge
Tech

Shoedazzle Now Has 13 Million Members, With 1 Million Joining Last Month

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=kim%20kardashian&showact=results&sort=creationdatelower%3Areversealphabetical&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1305890125&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=b9d48d1ed8894b6da4177e990e3cc2e3&dbm=PY2011&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] A few months ago, Shoedazzle transitioned from a subscription e-commerce company to simply an e-commerce company. It also expanded beyond shoes and began selling accessories and apparel.The moves paid off.
Shoedazzle Now Has 13 Million Members, With 1 Million Joining Last Month
Strategy

How This Entrepreneur Got Kim Kardashian And Jessica Alba To Promote His Brands

[credit provider=”Christopher Polk/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/personality-kim-kardashian-arrives-at-the-2011-mtv-video-news-photo/122720731″] Celebrity brands have a lot of power, and if you can get one on board with your business, there are serious benefits.Established celebrities have an existing base of maniacal fans and a massive promotional platform to leverage.
How This Entrepreneur Got Kim Kardashian And Jessica Alba To Promote His Brands
Tech

Jessica Alba’s New Startup Will Tempt You To Buy Green Diapers

[credit provider=”Helga Esteb/Shutterstock” url=”http://www.shutterstock.com/gallery-564025p1.html”] Actress-turned-entrepreneur Jessica Alba co-founded a startup called Honest Company, an online commerce site that sells green diapers, biodegradable wipes, and other environment friendly items.All those baby items are sold under a private label, Kara Swisher at AllThingsD reports.
Jessica Alba’s New Startup Will Tempt You To Buy Green Diapers
Tech

ShoeDazzle, Birchbox And Other “Box At Your Door” Startups Are All The Rage, But They Can Be Easily Killed

[credit provider=”Aaron Webb via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/aaronw79/5048741070/”] Lately, we’ve seen a lot of “monthly box at your door” startups. ShoeDazzle, Kim Kardashian’s company, raised $40 million in May; it is valued at $280 million. Subscribers pay $39.95 to receive a purse or a pair of shoes every 30 days.Birchbox recently closed […]
ShoeDazzle, Birchbox And Other “Box At Your Door” Startups Are All The Rage, But They Can Be Easily Killed
Tech

The 10 Hot Brazilian Startups You Need To Watch

Just like its super models, Brazil’s economy is smoking hot! With 80,000,000 Internet users and the country’s GPD growth rate at well over 7%, the home of Ronaldinho and Gisele figures to be a bastion of investment over the next decade.
The 10 Hot Brazilian Startups You Need To Watch
Tech

The 14 Hot L.A. Startups You Need To Watch

[credit provider=”JewelMint” url=”http://www.jewelmint.com/style-profile/”] Los Angeles is the second-biggest city in the United States, with a huge creative class and a lot of wealthy investors.But the city’s tech startups get a lot less attention than companies based a few hundred miles to the north in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.
The 14 Hot L.A. Startups You Need To Watch
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Wait, Just How Big Is ShoeDazzle?

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=kim%20kardashian&showact=results&sort=date&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1304110103&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=f25d82d30f7046c3a4b911ccebcb6e99&dbm=PY2011&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Yesterday top Silicon Valley VC Andreessen Horowitz, also known as A16Z, led a $40 million investment in ShoeDazzle, a “Netflix for shoes” startup. ShoeDazzle is best known for being sponsored by Kim Kardashian, but it seems to be a huge business.A16Z Partner John O’Farrell says the company […]
Wait, Just How Big Is ShoeDazzle?