BoF Exclusive | Farfetch Raises $18m to Fuel Growth in Europe, US and Brazil

Bernhard Willhelm ‘Karasaba’ Mini-Skirt | Source:

LONDON, United Kingdom — Today, BoF can exclusively reveal that curated fashion marketplace has raised a new $18 million round of funding from Index Ventures, eVenture Capital Partners and existing investors Advent Venture Partners, bringing the total amount of capital the company has raised to date to almost $25 million. The valuation of the company in this latest round was not disclosed. Founded in 2008, the

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CEO Talk | José Neves, Founder and Chief Executive Officer,

Jose Neves, founder and CEO, Farfetch | Source: Courtesy

LONDON, United Kingdom — Everyone now acknowledges the importance of online retail in fashion. But how does a small fashion boutique, with limited resources break into the e-commerce game? The costs of building and maintaining a top-quality site can be prohibitive, not to mention the operational challenge of managing deliveries and returns. What’s more, with everyone piling in to the fashion e-commerce game, there is so much

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Fashion E-Commerce | How are your clients changing their shopping habits in the downturn?

  LONDON, United Kingdom — London, of course, is widely known in the fashion world for its unbridled creativity and superb emerging fashion talent. But, increasingly, it could also be described as fashion’s Silicon Valley, with a growing number of innovative fashion ecommerce startups sprouting in the city, following in the footsteps of the ultimate luxury e-tailing pioneer, During my visit to Vienna

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