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News from 22.01.2015:

DaWanda Receives Majority Investment from Insight Venture Partners to Continue Global Expansion

Berlin, 22. January 2015: DaWanda, Europe’s largest online marketplace for unique and hand-crafted goods, today announced that prior investor Insight Venture Partners has acquired a majority stake in the company, alongside new investors Global Founders Capital, Enfield, and Kersiwood. The new financing round will be used to further national and international expansion. "The trend towards hand crafted goods is continuing here unabated, and has given rise to its own market segment. We a... [more]

News from 03.09.2012:

Five branches of DaWanda are now open - established figures from the world of e-commerce take over local leadership

Berlin, September 3rd 2012 - DaWanda, the online marketplace for unique and handmade items, launches today in Spain. DaWanda will also officially launch in Poland and Italy by September 15th. In doing so, the company will have expanded into five new countries within just a few months. Every location has its own newly recruited Country Manager, each of whom has already gathered many years of experience in their respective online markets. DaWanda has been busy creating these localised sites ... [more]

News from 16.04.2012:

DaWanda secures Insight Venture Partners as new investor

- New shareholder invests a double-digit million amount - New partnership a milestone on the road to international expansion Berlin, April 16 2012 – DaWanda, Europe's largest online marketplace for handmade items, today announced a significant investment from New York-based investor Insight Venture Partners, a leading venture capital firm focused on investing in the global software and e-commerce industries. In addition to providing fresh capital for growth financing, Insight has purchas... [more]

News from 30.11.2011:

DaWanda, the online marketplace for unique and handmade items, expands internationally

- DaWanda receives 4 million Euros of expansion financing - New offices in additional countries to enhance international profile - 5 years of DaWanda: a 5 year DIY success story Berlin, November 30 2011 – DaWanda, Europe’s biggest online marketplace for unique and handmade items, raised 4 million Euros of capital in their latest round of financing. The company is using this financial boost to develop and strengthen their international presence. Those providing the capital are newly won i... [more]

News from 19.09.2011:

DaWanda.com becomes the first online marketplace to offer an external WebShop system

DaWanda, the online marketplace for unique and handmade items, is now offering a brand new sales channel: the 'DaWanda WebShop', an external shop system which only increases the platform's high level of user-friendliness. The WebShop allows sellers to showcase and sell their handmade products directly from their own homepage, blog or Facebook Fanpage, and is completely free of charge. Lovers of handmade goods can buy online directly from the creator, directly where they discovered the item. S... [more]

News from 12.10.2010:

DaWanda presents ‘Creating Love’ – a one of a kind community film project

‘Creating Love. A DaWanda Community Film’ is a completely unique video project based on an idea from students at the Aachen University of Applied Sciences, working together with DaWanda, the online marketplace for unique and handmade items. It is the first short film which has been completely created by an online community, for the community – making it a significant contribution to the contemporary creative scene as a whole. The finished film can be seen at www.dawanda.co.uk/creating_love... [more]

News from 21.01.2010:

Anti-Valentine Creations on DaWanda

It’s not long now until Valentine’s Day ...but what if you just got out of a relationship and you're feeling miserable? Or perhaps you've been single for a long time now, or the mere thought of the current man in your life makes you want to hurl something expensive at the nearest hard surface? Luckily, many of the talented designers on DaWanda have spared a thought for those who just hate Valentine's Day, by creating unique and original products which give you a confidence in yourself whic... [more]