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Why We Invested:
Amidst the ongoing retail shake-up, Faire accelerates one of the most encouraging, high impact-potential trends—the growing class of local retailers succeeding against chain retail and in the face of digital retail’s rise despite persisting structural disadvantages. With a data-driven platform leveling the playing field for retailers and makers alike, the Faire team demonstrated a unique understanding of the need and dynamics that stand to set a marketplace up for success.
About Faire
Year Founded
2016
Investment Theme
New models for commerce
Company Founders
Jeff Kolovson, Daniele Perito, Marcelo Cortes, and Max Rhodes
Website
Year Invested
2017
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Headquarters
San Francisco
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Meet the Founders:
Jeff Kolovson, Daniele Perito, Marcelo Cortes, and Max Rhodes
Meet the Founders:
Jeff Kolovson, Daniele Perito, Marcelo Cortes, and Max Rhodes
Co-founders Max Rhodes (CEO), Marcelo Cortes (CTO), Daniele Perito (CDO), and Jeff Kolovson (COO) collaborated as Square, where they held functional leadership roles on products ranging from Square Capital to POS systems. Four entrepreneurs at heart sharing a passion for local retail empowerment, and meeting each others’ standards of building a company with the best people they had met along the way, joined forces in 2016.
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