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Websiterenttherunway.com
Blogblog.renttherunwa...
Twitter@RenttheRunway
CategoryeCommerce
Phone1.800.509.0842
Employees195
Founded11/2009
DescriptionDesigner dress and accessory rentals

Offices

New York, USA

People

Co-Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & Head of Business Development
Chief Financial Officer
VP of Operations
SVP of Product
SVP of Talent & Culture
President & COO
VP of Supply Chain
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Acquisitions

Go Try It On, 6/2013

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Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway is a disruptive eCommerce business with a mission to democratize luxury in the U.S. – simply, we believe that everybody deserves a Cinderella experience. We provide millions of women the ability to rent designer dresses, accessories and other essentials for a fraction of the retail price, allowing them to look, and more importantly, feel, beautiful for all of their special occasions. A goal of the company is to make rental a significant part of the retail industry – our belief is that retail does not just have to be in the business of selling products but rather using products to deliver aspirational experiences. We will be expanding into new categories and countries in the short-term. Our platform is a much needed customer acquisition channel for the brand partners we work with, providing them access to a younger customer and important data.

Launched in November 2009, Rent the Runway has grown to be the leader in the global fashion rental space and is known as a “Netflix for Fashion.” We are backed by some of the top venture capitalists in the world including Kleiner Perkins, Highland Capital and Bain Capital Ventures. We’ve been recognized by The Today Show, Fortune, Fast Company, The New York Times, and Tech Crunch as one of the most innovative businesses in the U.S. Our team is filled with passionate go-getters who are always dreaming big, implementing their ideas, delivering an incredible experience to our customers and creating a fun, dynamic culture.

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Above: Rent the Runway Screenshot -- #1
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Above: Rent the Runway homepage
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Above: Rent the Runway Homepage
Uploaded: 5/1/13

Sources

  1. Rent The Runway Acquires Fashion-Focused Photo Sharing And Styling App Go Try It On (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Rent The Runway Raises $15 Million For The Netflix For Couture (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Kleiner Perkins Invests $15M in Rent the Runway (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Rent the Runway Adds Investors to Bring Series C to $24.4M (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
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