MyShape Raises $5.5M More

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Los Angeles-based MyShape , the online personalized fashion and women's clothing and apparel firm, said today that it has raised $5.5M Tags: capital venture ecommerce fashion personalized clothing womens myshape more in funding. The funding came from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Tenaya Capital, and Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth Fund.

MyShape Picks Up $10.5M

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Pasadena-based MyShape , the personalized fashion retailer run by Louise Wannier, has raised $10.5M MyShape recently relaunched the firm's website with new social shopping features, an enhanced measurement system, and other features. Tags: myshape fashion ecommerce venture capital in a new round of equity funding, according to a regulatory filing by the firm Wednesday. The filing says the fundraising is part of a nearly $12.1M round.

MyShape Launches Fashion Guide

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Pasadena-based MyShape , the venture backed, online clothing retailer focused on matching women to clothing based on body shape and measurements, said today it has launched a new feature focused on providing fashion advice. MyShape is venture backed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, the Pasadena Angels, and the Tech Coast Angels. Tags: myshape ecommerce fashion clothing owmen

MyShape Runs Out Of Cash, Shuts Down

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Los Angeles-based MyShape , the online personalized fashion and women's clothing firm, has shut down. MyShape apparently had run out of money three times between April and November of last year, was unable to garner enough support from its existing investors for more cash, and had hired an investment bank to sell the company, unsuccessfully. shutdown failure clothing women fashion personal myshape

MyShape Confirms Funding

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Glendale-based MyShape , which operates an online retailer focused on matching women to clothing based on their body type, confirmed this morning that it has raised a third round of venture funding. MyShape's social shopping site allows women to enter key measurements, which predicts the rest of their body measurements and recommends clothing that is most flattering and fit best for a woman's shape. Tags: myshape ecommerce fashion clothing women venture capital executive

MyShape Relaunches Site

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MyShape, which is headed by Louise Wannier, offers a web site which recommends women's fashion clothing depending on a woman's measurements and body type. MyShape said the relaunch has been in the works since earlier this year. Tags: myshape fashion ecommerce clothing women Pasadena-based MyShape.com , the women's fashion web site, has completely relaunched the firm's web site, the company said this morning.

MyShape Promotes VP

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Pasadena-based myShape , a venture-funded e-commerce site focused on personalized fashions for women, said this week that it has promoted Louise Tobia to Senior Vice President, Merchandising. MyShape is venture backed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, the Pasadena Angels and the Tech Coast Angels, and offers an online site and technology where women can personalize and find clothing that matches their body type and shape.

MyShape, eHarmony Partner

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Pasadena-based myShape , an online e-commerce site focused on matching women to clothing, said today that the firm has been selected by dating site eHarmony to be the exclusive fashion e-tailer for a new eHarmony Advice Date Planner. myShape also said that its Chief Creative Officer, Patty Fox--who was the fashion coordinator for the Academy Awards--will provide fashion, trend, and shape tips on the new eHarmony site.

MyShape Names New CEO, Shuffles Executives

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Los Angeles-based MyShape , which develops a personalized shopping site for women's apparel, said today that it has named Mercedes De Luca as CEO of the firm. MyShape offers an online retail shop for women's clothing, which takes into account a woman's size and shape to recommend fashions. Tags: myshape executive fashion retail ecommerce women

MyShape's Wannier Shifts To Executive Chairman

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Glendale-based MyShape , the personalized online shopping site for women's apparel, said Tuesday that CEO Louise Wannier has become Executive Chairman of the Board, and that it has appointed Mercedes De Luca as President. Tags: myshape louise wannier executive chairman fashion ecommerce apparel

MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Monday, March 12, 2007 MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point The NY Times did a piece today on MyShape, a start-up in Pasadena - Log in Your Measurements, and the Clothes May Fit. I really think MyShape has a great concept. MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point Map of VC Investments Open Source Business Model Entreprenuer Network ► February (10) Southern California Tech Central Southern California Tech Central Loading

MyShape Raises $12M, But Not Done Yet

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Pasadena-based MyShape has raised $12M in a round of venture capital, the company's CEO, Louise Wannier, confirmed Monday after reports that the firm had closed a round of funding, but said the round was still in progress. MyShape runs an online apparel store which is targeted on matching women with clothing that best fits them.

Reflections on 2016: Louise Wannier, True Roses

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Wannier is a longtime Southern California entrepreneur, having founded MyShape, Enfish, and co-founding Gemstar, the maker of VCR Plus. Wannier founded MyShape, the first Online Personal Shopping platform. All this holiday season, we have been sharing the reflections on 2016 from Southern California's technology ecosystem. Here, we have the thoughts of Louise Wannier of True Roses.

Tech Coast Angels: 7 New Deals, 17 Follow-On Investments In 2009

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The TCA said that firms that received funding this year included WiSpry, Paradigm Select Assets, MicroPower Technologies, Outside Labs, Mobile XL, Cyber-Rain, Loop'd Network, Vigilistics, Numira, YouMail, Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, Benchmark Revenue, Masher Media, h2scan, MyShape, LeisureLink, PharmaSecure, ElephantDrive, and UsedCardboardBoxes. The Tech Coast Angels said today that the angel group invested in seven new deals, and seventeen follow-on deals in 2009, a total of $4.7M

Inaugural Open Angel Forum Was a Success

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Seriously, it kinda stinks) it is a legitimate funding source for Southern California entrepreneurs and has produced successes including GreenDot and MyShape. Last night I attended the inaugural Open Angel Forum event started by Jason Calacanis , a fellow LA resident.

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Tech Coast Angels Highlights 2010 Deals

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Firms which received funding during 2010 were Cyber-Rain, Benchmark Revenuem, Allylix, Outside Labs, Vigilistics, H2Scan, Mobile XL, Continental Windpower, Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, OlFactor, Vokle, MicroPower Technologies, HitFix, Ranker, CardioCreate, MyShape, Bikestation, MasherMedia, Brand America, Intrastage, YouMail, Glassbeam, LaughStub, Ondax, Cosnet, Solulink, and Cognition Therapeutics.

TCA Hits $1B In Investments

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The companies receiving investments from the TCA in 2008 included Agilenano, AIRSIS, Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, Axiotron, Bikestation, BrandAmerica, BrightQube, CardioCreate, CaseStack, Clupedia, Cognition, Cyber-Rain, Dayak, Edgeware Analytics, eGuardian, EZ-Assure, H2Scan, Make It Work, MicroPower Appliance, Mobile-XL, MojoPages, MyShape, Opposing Views, Santrio, SodaHead, TherMark, Trius Therapeutics, WiSpry, Wise Window and Zubican.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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eHarmony and MyShape seem they could use it to distribute load around matching especially during media events. I went to an event by Amazon on their Amazon Web Services in Santa Monica today. The focus was S3 - storage service, EC2 - their compute cloud, their queuing system, and their flexible payment system. The S3 system is not a transactional object system, it's for larger objects, larger updates. The EC2 is very similar to having a Linux box in a colocation facility.

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Map of VC Investments

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Insights and Opinions: Response to 3 Things to Avoid When Fundraising in LA

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In this case, the TCA has invested in consumer facing internet companies over the years: "myShape" is doing well, we've had recent investments in "Vokle", "MasherMedia", "Loop'd Network" and "ElephantDrive" which have consumer facing components. For our Insights and Opinions section today, we have a response to yesterday's (very controversial) piece in this section from Ryan Born, expressing his opinion about his experiences raising money in Los Angeles.

Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital

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F2F Still Matters

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Time Rich, Time Poor and Apple

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MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point Map of VC Investments Open Source Business Model Entreprenuer Network ► February (10) Southern California Tech Central Southern California Tech Central Loading skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Time Rich, Time Poor and Apple Jeremy Liew at Lightspeed Venture Partners has an interesting post: Time Rich or Time Poor?

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Kevin Federline Search Engine

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MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point Map of VC Investments Open Source Business Model Entreprenuer Network ► February (10) Southern California Tech Central Southern California Tech Central Loading skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Kevin Federline Search Engine Just saw a post - Sleep with a pop star, get your own branded search engine. talking about Prodeges Search with Kevin Site - [link]. I actually think this is a pretty innovative model.

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8 Ways the Internet has Changed Software Marketing

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MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point Map of VC Investments Open Source Business Model Entreprenuer Network ► February (10) Southern California Tech Central Southern California Tech Central Loading skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 13, 2007 8 Ways the Internet has Changed Software Marketing Great post - 8 Ways The Internet Changed Software Marketing - is an interesting take on how different it is these days to market software. Good stuff.

Open Source Business Model

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Entreprenuer Network

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Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups

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Angel Funding Advice

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I can’t really speak generically to this because the Tech Coast Angels / Pasadena in SoCal have produced Green Dot, MyShape and many other successes. This is part of my ongoing series Pitching a VC.

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