Default company panoramic image

Have to Have

Have to Have is a modern day registry for your life, designed to make the online shopping experience as easy, fun and social as possible.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Not Set
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Website

Company Summary

Have to Have is a social commerce platform and mobile app that allows shoppers to create a social, personal registry for their life. The site enables shoppers to add products from any retailer across the web. They can save products to lists, share them with friends and family and click-to-buy. Best of all, Have to Have tells shoppers when their items go on sale. Have to Have is also an important social, transactional platform for retailers.


  • Default avatar
    Carla Holtze

    Carla Holtze is the co-founder of Have to Have, a social commerce site that enables consumers to save products from across the web, share with friends and click to buy. Prior to founding Have to Have, Carla consulted for the Economist Intelligence Agency and Goji Gourmet, a startup. She began her career at Lehman Brothers where she worked for 5 years in NYC and Hong Kong. Carla has her MBA from Columbia Business School & MS in Journalism.

  • Default avatar
    Kimberly Skelton

    E-commerce at Tory Burch, Real Estate Sales at Prudential Douglas Elliman, Project Management at Wunderman, MBA Columbia Business School, BA Duke University

  • Default avatar
    Stephen Martin

    CTO at BuyerZone developed the first mobile platform at, CTO at mRocket, SonicBoom, Tech Lead Goldman Sachs, CEO/CTO ScreenFIRE (startup), BS MIT in Computer Science & Engineering, MS Carnegie Mellon

  • Default avatar
    Alex Holderness
    Director Finance & Operations

    Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs, Alternative Investments at Blackrock, MBA Yale School of Management, BA University of North Carolina