Etsy: Over one million crafty hipsters served
Venture capitalist who invested in the two-year-old start-up announces that it's hit its millionth item sold.
Etsy, the two-year-old "eBay gone indie," has sold its millionth item, according to Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures, one of the New York City start-up's investors. The company now stands at 42 employees and 300,000 registered users (both buyers, sellers, and those who dabble in both),
Clickfor our video tour of Etsy Labs, the real-world space that the company opened in February.
As a side note, I'm going to give myself a pat on the back, because I guess that octopus-shaped necklace I bought from Etsy last week helped push 'em over the edge. It is, as you may imagine, a very addictive little marketplace: shopaholics beware.