Chairish Inc., a San Francisco, CA-based online marketplace for design lovers to buy and sell pre-loved furniture, received $4m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Azure Capital and O’Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures (OATV) with participation from David Bonderman (Founder TPG Capital), Karl Peterson (Co-founder Hotwire, Partner TPG), Spencer Rascoff (CEO Zillow, Co-founder Hotwire), Scott Hintz (Co-Founder TripIt), Bob Pasker (Strategic Advisor Azure Capital), Erik Blachford (ex-CEO Expedia), Kevin & Julia Hartz (Founders Eventbrite), Iggy Fanlo (CEO Lively, Shopping.com), Brian Flynn and Greg Baszucki (Co-founders FoundingPartners), and Charles Dietrich (CEO SlideRocket, MileIQ).
The company, which has raised more than $7m of capital since its 2013 founding, intends to use the funds to continue to build the platform.
Led by Anna Brockway, her husband Gregg Brockway (Chairman) and Eric Grosse (President), Chairish provides design lovers with a marketplace to buy and sell pre-loved furnishings and décor to one another. It exclusively features curator-approved treasures from both individuals and brand name shops and designers including Design Within Reach, Herman Miller, Noguchi, Milo Baughman, Jonathan Adler, Crate & Barrel, Baker, Knoll, Surya, Kelly Wearstler, Eames, Room & Board, McGuire, B&B Italia, Kartell, Cassina, Christian Liaigre, Foscarini, Holly Hunt, Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware, Arne Jacobsen, Dorothy Draper, Bertoia, Roche Bobois, Oly Studio, Pierre Paulin.
As of July 2014, Chairish serves 120 thousand monthly customers. The company has representatives in New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta.