Overview

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Total Equity Funding
$50.88M in 6 Rounds from 34 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$25M Series C on March 26, 2015
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Description:
Artsy is an online platform providing a collection of contemporary art for art lovers.
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Categories:
Internet, Art
Website:
http://artsy.net
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Company Details

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Artsy is a new way to discover art you'll love, featuring work from leading galleries, museums, and private collections around the world.

Artsy launched at Disrupt in New York in May 2010 winning the Rookie award.

The site then shifted focus from a general-interest art-buying site to one more focused on high-end art dealers and collectors. Artsy signed up powerful New York city art dealer Larry Gagosian as an advisor and is negotiating with other world-class galleries to highlight their artists on Artsy.

Artsy is powered by The Art Genome Project, an ongoing study of the characteristics that distinguish and connect works of art. Artsy evaluates artworks along 1000+ characteristics—such as art-historical movements, subject matter, and formal qualities—to create a powerful search experience that reflects the multifaceted aspects of works of art.

Artsy's investors and advisors include global leaders in the arts, media and technology. Investors include Dasha Zhukova, founder of Moscow's Garage Center for Contemporary Culture; Wendi Murdoch, film producer; and Jack Dorsey, creator of Twitter. Advisors include Larry Gagosian, owner of Gagosian Galleries; Marc Glimcher, president of The Pace Gallery; and Joe Kennedy, CEO of Pandora.

Funding Rounds (6) - $50.88M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Mar, 2015$25M / Series C5
Apr, 2014$18.48M / Series B12
Nov, 2011$6M / Series A6
Nov, 2010$1.25M / Convertible Note18
Jun, 2010$100k / Convertible Note1
Jan, 2010$50k / Seed2

Current Team (8)

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Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Products (1)

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Competitors (6)

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  • 20x200 is an e-commerce site that transforms design-minded consumers into art collectors.
  • Art is an e-commerce website selling fine arts, prints and decorations made by artists and photographers.
  • Artfinder is an online marketplace for people to discover and buy paintings from international artists and galleries.
  • Artsicle operates an online art gallery that enables users to discover artwork by artists around the world.
  • Rise Art enables users to discover and access original art works from galleries and museums.
  • Start up online art gallery in the Mission, SF. Throwing pins on some of our favorite artwork from our site and beyond. www.ugallery.com

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    401 Broadway, Floor 25

    New York, NY 10013

    USA

Past Team (3)

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Images (1)

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