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Brideside

Brideside marries data and human connection to create the first online marketplace for life's most meaningful events.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Fashion
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 18
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website brideside.com

Company Summary

We marry data + human connection to create the first online marketplace for life's most meaningful events starting with the $93B wedding market. Phase 1 is solving the terrible bridesmaid dress shopping experience. We provide a one-stop shop for bridal parties to purchase bridesmaid dresses + accessories. Each bridal party has the luxury of a dedicated style consultant, online shop, collaboration tools + a home try-on program.

Team

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    Co-Founder, Co-CEO

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    David Handschuh
    Co-Founder, CTO

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    Co-Founder, Co-CEO

    Former investment banker & tech VC. Launch team of Year Up Chicago. MBA from Kellogg, where she was a finalist for the Kellogg Innovation Award and recipient of the Women in Business Association annual scholarship, which is awarded to one woman each year.

Advisors

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    David Nelson, Cozen O'Connor
    Lawyer
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    Mike Carney, MWC Accounting
    Accountant
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    Advisor, Partner @ DreamIt

Previous Investors

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    DreamIt Ventures
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    Steven & Daniel Erlbaum (founders of David's Bridal)
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    Ray Waltheim, Barrett Wood, Raj Hippalgaonkar (Angels)
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    Jennifer Olsen
    Investor
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    Investor
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    Mary Liz Lehman
    Investor
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