QVC parent company to buy Zulily for about $2.4 bln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Liberty Interactive Corp, the parent company of QVC, has agreed to acquire Seattle-based Zulily, an ecommerce site that targets moms and their children, for about $2.4 billion. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year. In November 2013, Zulily went public, launching its IPO on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “ZU.” Its pre-IPO backers were Maveron, August Capital, Trinity Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners and Andreessen Horowitz.


Thrive Market snags $30 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Thrive Market, an ecommerce site that sells healthy organic products, has raised $30 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners and led the round with participation from other investors that included Scripps Network and the founders of the Honest Company, TOMS Shoes, Vitamin Water, Stonyfield Farms and Zulily. In conjunction with the funding, Dana Settle, a partner and co-founder of Greycroft, has been added to Thrive Market’s board.


Zulily Raises $6 Million

By PEHub Administrator — 5 years ago

Zulily, a Seattle-based private shopping site for children’s items, has raised $6 million in Series B funding. August Capital led the round, and was joined by return backer Maveron LLC.


Zulily Raises $4.6 Million

By PEHub Administrator — 6 years ago

Zulily, a private sale ecommerce startup focused on children and mothers, has raised $4.6 million in new VC funding led by Maveron LLC. Zulily was founded by former Blue Nile execs Darrell Cavens and Mark Vadon.