Rebelle (operated by StyleRemains GmbH), a Hamburg, Germany-based provider of a designer marketplace, closed a a multi-million-Euro Series B funding round.
Backers included North-East Venture A/S from Copenhagen and Deutsche Balaton AG from Heidelberg as well as existing shareholders High-Tech Gruenderfonds, HCS Beteiligungsgesellschaft, Hanse Ventures and a number of private investors.
The company intends to use the funds for internationalization and growth.
Founded at the beginning of 2013 by Cécile Gaulke, Max Schönemann and the company builder Hanse Ventures, Rebelle operates an online marketplace for second-hand designer fashion and offers luxury and high-end fashion and accessories. Sellers can enlist and market their used designer wear on the website and the company’s concierge team provides sellers with a service covering the entire sales process from the creation of professional text and image materials to end-customer shipping. Experts assess the quality and authenticity of the items, providing buyers with a secure shopping experience. More than 20,000 items from over 600 designer brands are currently available on the website.
Rebelle, which has fifty employees acquired Munich-based competitor Glamloop in August 2014. It operates in 28 European countries.
01/09/2014: Rebelle Acquires Competitor Glamloop
20/03/2014: Rebelle Raises Medium Single Digit Million Euro Funding
22/10/2013: Rebelle Raises Funding from High-Tech Gruenderfonds