Facts & Figures
DaWanda is the online marketplace for unique and handmade items. Designers and creatives offer their one of a kind and limited-edition products for sale at www.dawanda.com. Going against the grain of mass-production, DaWanda is a haven for those who value individuality and responsible consumption as much as they like the latest looks. On the website you can find unique fashion, accessories, baby items, art and home decor. DaWanda is a social commerce platform, where consumers can exchange creative ideas and find inspiration from one another. Many products are created to the individual specifications of the buyer. For designers, the platform offers a springboard from which to develop their creative talents and build their own successful business.
About the Company:
DaWanda was founded in Berlin on December 3rd 2006, by Claudia Helming and Michael Pütz. Today there are 200 DaWanda employees from 17 different nationalities. The website is available in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch and Polish. Each country version is adapted to the needs of its regional customers, and is taken care of by native speakers.
The German-language Startup Monitor of ethority GmbH & Co. KG has found DaWanda to be the most popular startup selected by internet users on several different occasions. The company was also presented with the 'Oskr' Award during Social Media Week 2010.
DaWanda in Numbers:
- 340,000 designers
- about 5.7 million products, with 15,000 new products listed daily
- 6.2 million members
- 200 staff members from 17 different countries
- over 200 million page impressions per month
- 20 million visits per month
- 1 million fans on Facebook
- A bag is sold every minute, an item for children every 30 seconds, and an item of jewellery every 20 seconds.